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Trees in Indian Art Mythology and Folklore
Trees in Indian Art Mythology and Folklore
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The present volume tells the complete story of trees in Indian Art and Mythology. It takes into account a holistic survey of all the aspects of tree worship in India more especially the scientific importance of tree worship, the medicinal values of trees and their bounties to mankind in general. The book draws interesting parallels using the textual code of the primal vision of the World Tree. While adopting an interdisciplinary approach, a viable theory for the history of Art has been attempted. The fascinating richness of this work lies in the "mythology" of Art which provides a conceptual explanation of the nature of Art.

With this work, not only historians of Art but anthropologists of religion will also be benefited. They will be in a position to follow the fascinating through-trails in Art and Nature. Enriched with fine illustrations the book will prove a treasure-house both for the specialists and public in general.

About the Author:

Dr. Bansi Lal Malla is an Art-historian, presently associated with the Janapada Sampada Division of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts. He obtained his Masters degree in History from Kashmir University, Masters degree in Museology and Ph.D. in History of Arts from the Banaras Hindu University. He is the author of The Sculptures of Kashmir and Vaisnava Art and Iconography of Kashmir. He has also edited a volume on Conservation of Rock Art, besides a number of research articles published in reputed journals. He has participated in many national and international conferences/workshops. Currently Dr. Malls is engaged in ethno-archaeological study of Rock Art.

CONTENTS
Foreword
Preface
List of Illustrations
  1. Primal Vision of the [World] Tree

  2. Tree Worship in Pre-Vedic Era

  3. Tree Worship in Metahistorical Texts

  4. Tree Worship in Bio-cultural Contexts

    1. Trees and Ethno-religious Attitudes

    2. Fertility Cult

    3. Ecological Awareness

    4. Medicinal Trees (Rogi Taru)

  5. Tree Motifs in Indian Art

    1. Tree in Sculptural Art

    2. Kalpavrksa (Wish-fulfilling Tree) and Kalpalata (Wish-fulfilling Creeper)

    3. Tree in Coins

  6. Art in Religion, Religion Art

Appendices
Bibliography
Index

Trees in Indian Art Mythology and Folklore

Item Code:
IDD766
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2000
ISBN:
8173051798
Language:
English
Size:
9.8" X 7.4"
Pages:
168 (B & W Illus: 53, Figures: 16)
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About the Book:

The present volume tells the complete story of trees in Indian Art and Mythology. It takes into account a holistic survey of all the aspects of tree worship in India more especially the scientific importance of tree worship, the medicinal values of trees and their bounties to mankind in general. The book draws interesting parallels using the textual code of the primal vision of the World Tree. While adopting an interdisciplinary approach, a viable theory for the history of Art has been attempted. The fascinating richness of this work lies in the "mythology" of Art which provides a conceptual explanation of the nature of Art.

With this work, not only historians of Art but anthropologists of religion will also be benefited. They will be in a position to follow the fascinating through-trails in Art and Nature. Enriched with fine illustrations the book will prove a treasure-house both for the specialists and public in general.

About the Author:

Dr. Bansi Lal Malla is an Art-historian, presently associated with the Janapada Sampada Division of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts. He obtained his Masters degree in History from Kashmir University, Masters degree in Museology and Ph.D. in History of Arts from the Banaras Hindu University. He is the author of The Sculptures of Kashmir and Vaisnava Art and Iconography of Kashmir. He has also edited a volume on Conservation of Rock Art, besides a number of research articles published in reputed journals. He has participated in many national and international conferences/workshops. Currently Dr. Malls is engaged in ethno-archaeological study of Rock Art.

CONTENTS
Foreword
Preface
List of Illustrations
  1. Primal Vision of the [World] Tree

  2. Tree Worship in Pre-Vedic Era

  3. Tree Worship in Metahistorical Texts

  4. Tree Worship in Bio-cultural Contexts

    1. Trees and Ethno-religious Attitudes

    2. Fertility Cult

    3. Ecological Awareness

    4. Medicinal Trees (Rogi Taru)

  5. Tree Motifs in Indian Art

    1. Tree in Sculptural Art

    2. Kalpavrksa (Wish-fulfilling Tree) and Kalpalata (Wish-fulfilling Creeper)

    3. Tree in Coins

  6. Art in Religion, Religion Art

Appendices
Bibliography
Index

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