This treatise is an early try for a diligent seek into the beginning, descriptions, symbols, mythological historical past, which means and ethical goals of Hindu photos. The ebook is in volumes, every one quantity back in components. Vol. I, half I incorporates a lengthy creation discussing between different issues the starting place of Hindu photo worship in India, explanatory description of the phrases hired within the paintings, Ganapati, Visnu and his significant and minor avataras and manifestations, Garuda and Ayudha-Purushas or personified pictures of the guns and symbols held by way of gods. Vol. I, half II offers with Aditya and Nava Grahas (nine planets) and their symbolic beneficial properties and pictures worshipped, Devi (Goddesses), Parivara-devatas, and size of proportions in photographs. Vol. II, half I starts with an advent discussing the cult of Siva that is by way of such very important themes as Siva, Lingas, Lingodbhavamurti, Chandrasekharamurti, Pasupatamurti and Raudrapasupatamurti, different Ugra varieties of Siva, Dakshinamurti, Kankalamurti and Bhikshatanamurti, and different vital elements of Siva. Vol. II, half II includes descriptions of Subrahmanya, Nandikesvara and Adhikaranandi, Chandesvara, Bhaktas, Arya or Hariharaputra, Kshetrapalas, Brahma, the Dikpalakas, and demi-gods. moreover the publication includes five Appendices together with Sanskrit texts of Parivaradevatah, Uttamadasatalavidhih and Pratimalaksanani. The remedy has been made attention-grabbing via profuse illustrations, the 2 volumes containing as many as 282 images of sacred photos.
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