Author: Sunil Khosa
A K Singh/M Chaturvedi
Publisher: Sundeep Prakashan
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8185067791
The Himalayas are known as the abode of Lord Shiva. Its cultural, social, religious and political significance is so vast that it fascinated the foreigners in the ancient past and continues to attract people from every nook of the world. This book has dealt with the cultural aspects of the western Himalayas.
This book has been divided into two volumes. Volume One speaks of the cultural panorama of the western Himalayas in great detail and highlights the art style, its genesis and development, besides the summing up dealt with in the epilogue. In Volume Two, various types of artistic descriptions through illustrations can be observed.
One can marvel at the different styles of art and their allied branches relating to several places in western Himalayas, like Harwan, Ushjur, Bejbehara, Pandrathan, Parihasapura, Avantipur, Verinag, Alchi, Tabo and Nako monasteries.
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
CHAPTER 1. Introduction
CHAPTER 2. Cultural Panorama
CHAPTER 3. Art Style: Genesis and Development
CHAPTER 4. Epilogue (Conclusion)
VOLUME II : DISCUSSION ON PLATES