Technique of Gandhāran and Indo-Afghan stucco images
Read Online

Technique of Gandhāran and Indo-Afghan stucco images including images of gypsum compound by K. M. Varma

  • 833 Want to read
  • ·
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Proddu in Santiniketan .
Written in English



  • India.


  • Stucco -- India.,
  • Sculpture -- Technique.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby K.M. Varma.
LC ClassificationsNB1170 .V37 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 162 p., 16 p. of plates :
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2162986M
LC Control Number88900130

Download Technique of Gandhāran and Indo-Afghan stucco images


Additional Physical Format: Online version: Varma, K.M. (Kalidindi Mohana), Technique of Gandhāran and Indo-Afghan stucco images. Santiniketan: Proddu, About the Book Amaravati stuccos, images made of sudha compound of quick-lime and sand were unearthed by Alexander Rea almost a century back yet, strangely enough, they remained so far unnoticed and utterly neglected when in fact they have a great historical value posing a big chronological question as far as the use of sudha or stucco as a medium of image making goes.   The ancient region of Gandhara, with its prominent Buddhist heritage, has long fascinated scholars of art history, archaeology, and textual studies. Discoveries of inscriptions, text fragments, sites, and artworks in the last decade have added new pieces to the Gandharan puzzle, redefining how we understand the region and its cultural complexity. K. M. VARMA Technique: of Gandh-dran and Indo-Afghan stucco images {including images of gypsum com-pound), xlv, pp. plates, Proddu Santiniketan K. M. Varma, The idea of a practical boo okn stucco tech-niques is to be welcomed I. n the museums of both Indi ana d Pakistan ther aree substantial collections of stucco finds from.

GANDHARVA VEDA Books direct from India. Gandharva Veda is the Veda or Science of Sound Vibration Healing Resonence. This is an ancient science that was revealed by Rshis through their inner realization of sound and it's effects to ordain peace and harmony on people and humanity. Gandharva Veda is the source of Indian Classical Music, here we present ancient texts on this illustrious subject. The Gandhara form of art is a wonderful example of main land regions as the Indian, Greek, Romans coming together and incorporating their cultures in purpose of this art was the propagation of Buddhism through the images carved and made in stone, stucco, terracotta and bronze, mostly enshrined in the stupas and monasteries throughout. COVID19 Delays: Please note we are accepting orders but please expect delays due to the impact of COVID19 on logistcs and procurement. All orders will be processed as soon as possible. Discourses on Satipatthana Sutta by S.N. Goenka. Discourses on Satipatthana Sutta, a condensed version of S.N. Goenka's discourses from an eight-day course on the Mahasatipatthana Sutta. Goenkaji reads and interprets the sutta in his discourses, giving life and inspiring relevance to the primary text given by the Buddha about Vipassana meditation practice.

Isvarasamhita (Set of 5 Vols.) by V. Varadachari and Gaya Charan Tripathi. Isvarasamhita is an important text of the Pancaratra School and is followed meticulously for conduction of daily Puja ceremony and performances of various religious festivals in the Narayanasvami temple of Melkote. It can safely be dated to 8th-9th Century at least on the basis of its reference in the Agama Pramanya of. Style and Technique Buddha, Buddhism, Buddhist art - Pinterest. Technique of Gandharan and Indo-Afghan Stucco Images. From phase III or approximately the time of Vāsudeva and later are four large schist devotional images (some fragmentary) as well as sixty-three stucco heads and major fragments (Marshall Gandharan art depicts mostly Buddhist subjects but does so in a style that reflects both western and eastern iconographic traditions. The pictures are of a fragment of Gandharan sculpture that measures just x x 6 inches. It is made of stucco, was once painted, and dates from the fourth century s: 1.