Myths and Symbols in Indian Art and Civilization

Myths and Symbols in Indian Art and Civilization

Heinrich Robert Zimmer


This booklet translates for the Western brain the main motifs of India's legend, delusion, and folklore, taken without delay from the Sanskrit, and illustrated with seventy plates of Indian artwork. it truly is essentially an creation to image-thinking and picture-reading in Indian paintings and concept, and it seeks to make the profound Hindu and Buddhist intuitions of the riddles of lifestyles and loss of life recognizable no longer basically as Oriental yet as common elements.

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