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John C. Huntington huntington.2 at OSU.EDU
Wed Aug 22 11:30:25 EDT 2007


Thank you Anna, this is most useful

John


On Aug 22, 2007, at 2:51 AM, Anna A. Slaczka wrote:

> Dear John,
>
> My main textual source was the so-called
> Kaazyapazilpa, a South Indian Saiva text (most
> probably an upaagama) from ca. 11-12th century AD. For
> the study I made also use of several zilpazaastras,
> such as the Mayamata, the Maanasaara and many more,
> the ritual texts of the Vaisnavas (the Vaikhaanasas
> and the Paancaraatras) and the South Indian Saiva
> Aagamas.
> The tradition of placing a consecration deposit
> (garbha) in a temple under construction in the way it
> is described in the Kaazyapazilpa is mentioned mainly
> in South Indian architectural and ritual texts
> (including the Keralan Tantrasamuccaya). The ceremony
> of depositing the first bricks/stones, also described
> in the Kaazyapazilpa, is also mentioned in some texts
> that most probably originated in the North of India.
> The South Indian Saivaagamas are still considered an
> authority in the South of India (Tamil Nadu) but not
> all described rituals are performed following the old
> texts.
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Anna Slaczka.
>
>
>
>
> --- "John C. Huntington" <huntington.2 at OSU.EDU> wrote:
>
>> Dear Anna,
>>
>> You might tell us the regional emphasis of your
>> study.  There are
>> major regional differences, and where you
>> geographically  locate your
>> study is of considerable importance.
>>
>> John
>>
>>
>>
>>>
>>
>> John C. Huntington, Professor
>> (Buddhist Art and Methodologies)
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>
>
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