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Elements of Indian Aesthetics: Volume II (Two Streams of Indian Arts: Part IV - Primitive Arts, Crafts and Alpana)
Elements of Indian Aesthetics: Volume II (Two Streams of Indian Arts: Part IV - Primitive Arts, Crafts and Alpana)
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About the Author:

Born in an orthodox Brahmana family of Bengal and educated traditionally in Varanasi, Dr. S.N. Ghoshal Sastri started his carrier as a teacher of a Sanskrit Institution and an editor of the Chaukhambha Sanskrit Series, Varanasi.

During the time, he had the privilege to sit under the feet of some celebrated scholars of the time; like Mm. Pramthantha Tarkabhusana, Mm. Balakrsna Misra and Mm. Gopinath Kaviraj.
He took active part in the '42 Movement and went underground as a suspect of the Chukaghat-case, Varanasi; that provided him a chance to learn English.

Acquitted of the alleged charge, he completed university education from B. H. U. and joined Visva-Bharati with an experience of a Sanskrit lecturer for 12 years in Jaunpur and Varanasi, U.P. He was entrusted with teaching & editing MSS. In the Dept. of Sanskrit, Pali & Prakrita. In addition to his normal duties, he extended cooperation to other departments, like Philosophy, Education and Ancient Indian History Culture & Archaeology.

As a veteran teacher and seasoned manuscriptologist, he edited two Urtexts on Indian Aesthetics of the Scholastic School as well as the Neo-Rasa-Scholastic School as well as the Neo-Rasa-School. He had the honour of compiling and publishing the Ist volume of the Descriptive Catalogues of Sanskrit MSS. Deposited in the Sanskrit MSS. Section, Vidya-Bhavana, Visva-Bharati.

Now, as an inmate of poet Tagore's hermitage, Santiniketan; he dovoted his life to present the country a complete work on Indian Aesthetics, ventilating its three major streams; Poetry, Arts and Music, extracting their fundamental principles of 'one-in-Two,' from the Yamala stream of the Tantra-Sastra.

Dr. S. N. Gghoshal Sastri, M.A.; B.T.; Ph.D.;
Kavya-Vyakaranatirhta, Sahitya-sastri,
Reader, Department of Sasnkrit, Pali & Prakrta
Hony. Editor, Sanskrit MSS. Visva-Bharati: Santiniketan, West Bengal, India

CONTENTS

VOLUME II,. PART IV(A) & (B)

PRIMITIVE ARTS, CRAFTS AND ALPANA

PART IV (A).

Primitive Arts and Artistic Handicrafts

Chapter I: Earliest documents of Artistic Handicrafts in India: 2-11
Chapter II: Images of Supra-a-divine Deities: 12-17
Chapter III: The Skull bowl in a Tura-yaga: 18-26
Chapter IV: Ritual and domestic implements: 27-34
Chapter V: Yantra-Karma or constructions for Sixfold Occultism: 35-42
PART IV (B)
Artistic Handicrafts & Alimpana
Chapter I: Art of Alimpana (Alpana) & Artistic Handicrafts: 45-50
Chapter II: Technique of Ornamental Art: 51-60
Chapter III: The Tantrika Art of Ornamentation: 61-72
Chapter IV: Ornamental Art and Calligraphy: 73-86
Chapter V: Ornamental Arts in Indian Mythic Festivals: 87-134
Chapter VI: Less Important Festivals and Socials: 135-141
Chapter VII: Art of alimpana in Socio-ritual ceremonies: 142-150
Chapter VIII: The Folk Art in India: 151-157
Index 159
Bibliography & Abbreviation 172
Errata 176

Elements of Indian Aesthetics: Volume II (Two Streams of Indian Arts: Part IV - Primitive Arts, Crafts and Alpana)

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Born in an orthodox Brahmana family of Bengal and educated traditionally in Varanasi, Dr. S.N. Ghoshal Sastri started his carrier as a teacher of a Sanskrit Institution and an editor of the Chaukhambha Sanskrit Series, Varanasi.

During the time, he had the privilege to sit under the feet of some celebrated scholars of the time; like Mm. Pramthantha Tarkabhusana, Mm. Balakrsna Misra and Mm. Gopinath Kaviraj.
He took active part in the '42 Movement and went underground as a suspect of the Chukaghat-case, Varanasi; that provided him a chance to learn English.

Acquitted of the alleged charge, he completed university education from B. H. U. and joined Visva-Bharati with an experience of a Sanskrit lecturer for 12 years in Jaunpur and Varanasi, U.P. He was entrusted with teaching & editing MSS. In the Dept. of Sanskrit, Pali & Prakrita. In addition to his normal duties, he extended cooperation to other departments, like Philosophy, Education and Ancient Indian History Culture & Archaeology.

As a veteran teacher and seasoned manuscriptologist, he edited two Urtexts on Indian Aesthetics of the Scholastic School as well as the Neo-Rasa-Scholastic School as well as the Neo-Rasa-School. He had the honour of compiling and publishing the Ist volume of the Descriptive Catalogues of Sanskrit MSS. Deposited in the Sanskrit MSS. Section, Vidya-Bhavana, Visva-Bharati.

Now, as an inmate of poet Tagore's hermitage, Santiniketan; he dovoted his life to present the country a complete work on Indian Aesthetics, ventilating its three major streams; Poetry, Arts and Music, extracting their fundamental principles of 'one-in-Two,' from the Yamala stream of the Tantra-Sastra.

Dr. S. N. Gghoshal Sastri, M.A.; B.T.; Ph.D.;
Kavya-Vyakaranatirhta, Sahitya-sastri,
Reader, Department of Sasnkrit, Pali & Prakrta
Hony. Editor, Sanskrit MSS. Visva-Bharati: Santiniketan, West Bengal, India

CONTENTS

VOLUME II,. PART IV(A) & (B)

PRIMITIVE ARTS, CRAFTS AND ALPANA

PART IV (A).

Primitive Arts and Artistic Handicrafts

Chapter I: Earliest documents of Artistic Handicrafts in India: 2-11
Chapter II: Images of Supra-a-divine Deities: 12-17
Chapter III: The Skull bowl in a Tura-yaga: 18-26
Chapter IV: Ritual and domestic implements: 27-34
Chapter V: Yantra-Karma or constructions for Sixfold Occultism: 35-42
PART IV (B)
Artistic Handicrafts & Alimpana
Chapter I: Art of Alimpana (Alpana) & Artistic Handicrafts: 45-50
Chapter II: Technique of Ornamental Art: 51-60
Chapter III: The Tantrika Art of Ornamentation: 61-72
Chapter IV: Ornamental Art and Calligraphy: 73-86
Chapter V: Ornamental Arts in Indian Mythic Festivals: 87-134
Chapter VI: Less Important Festivals and Socials: 135-141
Chapter VII: Art of alimpana in Socio-ritual ceremonies: 142-150
Chapter VIII: The Folk Art in India: 151-157
Index 159
Bibliography & Abbreviation 172
Errata 176

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