Vastusutra Upanisad: The Essence of Form in Sacred Art, Sanskrit Text, English Translation and Notes

by Alice Boner, Sadasiva Rath Sarma, Bettina Baumer


  • ISBN Hardcover: 9788120800908, 8120800907
  • ISBN Paperback: 9788120814554, 812081455X
  • Year of Publication: 2000
  • Edition: 1st
  • No. of Pages: 224
  • Language: Sanskrit & English
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    It discusses the following subjects: Stones, compositional diagram, carving, image disposition and its basic emotions and composition of panel. The text deals with the basic symbolism of the compositional diagram.

    About the Author:

    ALICE BONER was one of the outstanding scholars and interpreters of Indian sculpture and temple architecture. She was awarded the 'Padmabhushan' by the President of India in 1974 and an honorary Doctorate by the University of Zurich. The Kala Bhawan of the Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi has a permanent exhibition 'Alice Boner: Artist and Scholar'.

    Review:

    "This is a well-reasoned, consummate study of form..." --Prof. R.N. Misra, Dept. of Ancient Indian History and Archaeology, Jiwaji University, Gwalior