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The Creative Touches of the Chisel (The Grandeur of Hindu Art)
Author Sivanandini Duraiswamy
ISBN 9558095494
Publisher Vijitha Yapa Publications, First Edition-June 2004
Pages 232
Size 17.5 x 25.5 x 1.2 cm, PB
Weight 700
Our Price Rs. 1,499.00
This book explains the grandeur of art and of sculptures that is admired in the solitude of ones self and studied in moments of deep meditation. The book explores the growth of sculpture and architecture in Indic art that is imaginative and purely Hindu in origin. In surveying sculpture, the author explains that in Indic sculpture proportion or pramana, posture or bhanga and position or sthana have all been deeply deliberated and accomplished. The author weaves a beautiful relationship between sculpture, music, and dance introducing the prominent theme in literature, music and dance. Sivanandini Duraiswamy is an old girl of Ladies College, Colombo and she holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of London. She is presently on a special assignment as the Consultant (Hindu Affairs) ai the National Integration Programme Unit of the Ministry of Justice and National Integration She is the President of the Saiva Mangaiyar Kalagam (Hindu Women's Society) the premier Hindu women's Organization in Sri Lanka working In the fields of educational, cultural, religious and social fields. She is the President of the Hindu Council of Sri Lanka.



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