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Myths and symbols in Indian art and civilization

Author: Heinrich Robert Zimmer; Joseph Campbell
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2017.
Series: Bollingen series, 6; Princeton classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Princeton Classics ed., 1st Princeton Classics paperback printingView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heinrich Robert Zimmer; Joseph Campbell
ISBN: 9780691176048 0691176043
OCLC Number: 1028590441
Description: XIII, 248 str., [32] str. ilustr. pril. ; 22 cm.
Contents: List of Plates ix I Eternity and time 1 The Parade of Ants 3 2 The Wheel of Rebirth 11 3 The Wisdom of Life 19 II The Mythology of Vishnu 1 Vishnu Maya 23 2 The Waters of Existence 27 3 The Waters of Non-Existance 35 4 Maya in Indian Art 53 III The Guardians of Life 1 The Serpent, Supporter of Vishnu and the Buddha 59 2 Divinities and their Vehicles 69 3 The Serpent and the Bird 72 4 Vishnu as Conqueror of the Serpent 77 5 The Lotus 90 6 The Elephant 102 7 The Sacred Rivers 109 IV The Cosmic Delight of Shiva 1 The "Fundamental Form" and the "Playful Manifestations" 123 2 The Phenomenon of Expanding Form 130 3 Shiva-Shakti 137 4 The Great Lord 148 5 The Dance of Shiva 151 6 The Face of Glory 175 7 The Destroyer of the Three Towns 185 V The Goddess 1 The Origin of The Goddess 189 2. The Island of Jewels 197 VI Conclusion 217 Index 223 Plates 249
Series Title: Bollingen series, 6; Princeton classics
Responsibility: Heinrich Zimmer ; edited by Joseph Campbell.


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"Zimmer moves among [the myths of India] unhurriedly, with a respect that amounts to devotion. Gradually his comments bring to light the universal meanings beneath the archaic exterior."--New York Read more...

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