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Hindu Joy of Life
     

Hindu Joy of Life

by Utpal K. Banerjee
 

An incredibly detailed treatise on iconography, art and religious scriptures.

Hindu: Joy of Life is an attempt to simplify the tenets of an age-old religion and to demystify it for the reader of today. Beginning with the Vedic deities the sun, moon, fire and storm, Utpal K. Banerjee weaves his narrative through a time when the universe was devoid of a

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An incredibly detailed treatise on iconography, art and religious scriptures.

Hindu: Joy of Life is an attempt to simplify the tenets of an age-old religion and to demystify it for the reader of today. Beginning with the Vedic deities the sun, moon, fire and storm, Utpal K. Banerjee weaves his narrative through a time when the universe was devoid of a beginning and when noble thoughts were born. Religion and ritual come together to bring the concepts of Hinduism to the fore. The tale moves on to great Indian philosophies and literature and to the visual and performing arts. This book is a quest to discover the enduring vitality that exists in the Hindu way of life.

Utpal K Banerjee has been an adviser on management and information technology for over thirty years and has an abiding interest in Indian art and culture. He is the author of several books on Indian art and culture. Banerjee was awarded the Padma Shri in 2009 for his outstanding contribution to literature and art.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788189738426
Publisher:
Niyogi Books
Publication date:
08/16/2012
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
9.39(w) x 9.17(h) x 0.77(d)

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