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  Garuda in Asian Art
By: Yamamoto and Sharma




 
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Author: Yamamoto and Sharma
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9788180901942
Publication Date: 2008

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Garuda in Asian Art is a joint work of E. Yamamoto and D.P. Sharma. This pictorial book deals with the introduction, deals with the introduction, Iconography of Garuda, Garuda in inscriptions in Ancient literature, Garuda pillars, Garuda in ritual Altars, Garuda in Art and Motif, Garuda on Coins and Seals. Garuda in Bronzes and Garuda in Tantra. This also deals with Garuda or Eagle abroad, Garuda in India, Nepal and Bhutan and Garuda in living tradition in South-East Asia. In the last part there is photographic documentation of Garuda in Asian Art. The concept of bird and snakes was born in Mesopotamia around 2500 B.C. Garuda or Suparna, the celestical bird was known in the Rig Vedic Age or Early Harappan period (3500-3000 B.C.). This book is an attempt to manifest how and when the idea of Garuda originated and the idea has been discussed.

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