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Description - Myths and Symbols in Indian Art and Civilization by Heinrich Robert Zimmer

A landmark work that demystifies the rich tradition of Indian art, Myths and Symbols in Indian Art and Civilization analyzes key motifs found in legend, myth, and folklore taken directly from the Sanskrit. It provides a comprehensive introduction to visual thinking and picture reading in Indian art and thought. Ultimately, the book shows that profound Hindu and Buddhist intuitions on the riddles of life and death are universally recognizable.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780691017785
ISBN-10: 0691017786
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 296
Imprint: Princeton University Press
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish Date: 1-May-1972
Country of Publication: United States

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