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The art of loving Krishna : ornamentation and devotion, Cynthia Packert

Label
The art of loving Krishna : ornamentation and devotion
Title
The art of loving Krishna
Title remainder
ornamentation and devotion
Statement of responsibility
Cynthia Packert
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Since ancient times, Hindus have expressed their love and devotion to their deities through beautiful ornamentation -- dressing and decorating the deities with elaborate clothing, jewelry, and flowers. In this pioneering study of temples in Vrindaban and Jaipur, India, Cynthia Packert takes readers across temple thresholds and into the god Krishna's sacred domain. She describes what devotees see when they behold gorgeously attired representations of the god and why these images look the way they do. She d
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Packert, Cynthia
Dewey number
704.9/48945
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
N8195.3.K7
LC item number
P33 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Krishna
  • Krishna
  • Hindu decoration and ornament
  • Hindu decoration and ornament
  • Hindu temples
  • Hindu temples
  • Krishna
  • Krischna
  • Tempel, ..
  • ART
  • Cults
  • Hindu decoration and ornament
  • Hindu temples
  • India
  • India
  • Verehrung
  • Dekoration
  • Vrindaban
  • Jaipur
Label
The art of loving Krishna : ornamentation and devotion, Cynthia Packert
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-223) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Seeing Krishna, loving Krishna -- Introduction: A sense of place, an open heart, and an educated eye -- The Radharamana temple: divine time, all the time -- The Radhavallabha temple: one is better than two -- The Govindadeva temple: from the king's God to the people's God -- Krishna to go -- Conclusion: All dressed up and everywhere to go
Control code
659563688
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 228 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441669735
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612818455
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
281845
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)659563688
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The art of loving Krishna : ornamentation and devotion, Cynthia Packert
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-223) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Seeing Krishna, loving Krishna -- Introduction: A sense of place, an open heart, and an educated eye -- The Radharamana temple: divine time, all the time -- The Radhavallabha temple: one is better than two -- The Govindadeva temple: from the king's God to the people's God -- Krishna to go -- Conclusion: All dressed up and everywhere to go
Control code
659563688
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 228 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441669735
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786612818455
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
281845
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)659563688
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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