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Myths and symbols in Indian art and civilization

Author: Heinrich Robert Zimmer; Joseph Campbell
Publisher: [New York] : Pantheon Books, [1946]
Series: Bollingen series, 6.
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Zimmer, Heinrich Robert, 1890-1943.
Myths and symbols in Indian art and civilization.
[New York] Pantheon Books [1946]
(OCoLC)647058963
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heinrich Robert Zimmer; Joseph Campbell
OCLC Number: 377871
Notes: At head of title: Heinrich Zimmer.
"Lecture course delivered at Columbia university the winter term of 1942."
Includes index.
Description: xiii, 248 p., [32] p. pl. : plates ; 24 cm.
Contents: Eternity and time: The parade of ants ; The wheel of rebirth ; The wisdom of life --
The mythology of Vishnu: Vishnu's māyā ; The waters of existence ; The waters of non-existence ; Māyā in Indian art --
The guardians of life: The serpent, supporter of Vishnu and the Buddha ; Divinities and their vehicles ; The serpent and the bird ; Vishnu as conqueror of the serpent ; The lotus ; The elephant ; The sacred rivers --
The cosmic delight of Shiva: The "fundamental form" and the "playful manifestations" ; The phenomenon of expanding form ; Shiva-Shakti --
The great lord --
The dance of Shiva --
The face of glory --
The destroyer of the three towns --
The goddess: The origin of the goddess ; The island of jewels --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Bollingen series, 6.
Responsibility: Heinrich Zimmer ; edited by Joseph Campbell.

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