Enquiry with regard to colour symbolism in Hindu Traditions

Stella Sandahl ssandahl at SYMPATICO.CA
Wed Nov 3 18:21:12 UTC 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.
Stella Sandahl

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
> Washington, DC 20540-4810
> tel. 202-707-3732
> fax 202-707-1724
> The opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the  
> Library of Congress.
> 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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