Enquiry with regard to colour symbolism in Hindu Traditions

Stella Sandahl ssandahl at SYMPATICO.CA
Wed Nov 3 14:21:12 EDT 2010


There is also a chapter in the Manasollasa about what colour clothes  
should be worn in what season. Some of it seems still valid, such as  
green and yellow for spring.
Best
Stella Sandahl

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Stella Sandahl
ssandahl at sympatico.ca



On 3-Nov-10, at 2:17 PM, Thrasher, Allen wrote:

> There is also something on the subject as applied to things such as  
> what clothes are appropriate for rites for different purposes in  
> Teun Goudriaan's Maya Divine and Human (Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass,  
> 1978), which in turn is largely concerned with the texts assembled  
> in Indrajalavidyasangraha < http://lccn.loc.gov/97903901 > (I think  
> there are later printings of this collection than the 1915 LOC has  
> microfiched.)
>
> Allen
>
>
> Allen W. Thrasher, Ph.D.
> Senior Reference Librarian and Team Coordinator
> South Asia Team
> Asian Division
> Library of Congress
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> The opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the  
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>
> Matthew T. Kapstein
> Numata Visiting Professor of Buddhist Studies The University of  
> Chicago Divinity School Directeur d'études Ecole Pratique des  
> Hautes Etudes, Paris
>



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