[INDOLOGY] Fwd: (no subject)

Valerie J Roebuck vjroebuck at btinternet.com
Sat Mar 15 12:52:47 EDT 2014


Speaking of vāhanas, can anyone point me to a painting - or even a sculpture - of Ṣaṣṭhī Devī with her cat? I have found some nice Kalighat paintings, but nothing earlier. 

Valerie J Roebuck

On 15 Mar 2014, at 16:08, rajam <rajam at earthlink.net> wrote:

> Many thanks to everyone for the information! As I confessed at the outset, I don’t know much about these things; and, many traditional scholars (of Sanskrit & Tamil & religion) in South India are not in touch with ‘modernism!' So much for our generation gap!
> 
> One way to preempt controversy and confusion would be to refer to the source of the art work with acknowledgement. 
> 
> Regards,
> Rajam
> 
> 
> On Mar 15, 2014, at 8:54 AM, Artur Karp <karp at uw.edu.pl> wrote:
> 
>> 
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>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Artur Karp <karp at uw.edu.pl>
>> Date: 2014-03-15 16:53 GMT+01:00
>> Subject: Re: [INDOLOGY] (no subject)
>> To: rajam <rajam at earthlink.net>
>> 
>> 
>> It has, 
>> 
>> here:
>> 
>> http://www.exoticindiaart.com/product/paintings/mahavidya-chinnamasta-riding-lion-HJ82/
>> 
>> and here:
>> 
>> http://www.artoflegendindia.com/chinnamasta-devi-p-5070.html
>> 
>> and here:
>> 
>> http://vi.sualize.us/vintage_painting_of_chinnamasta_devi_simon_ram_parvathi_godess_durga_picture_7c62.html
>> 
>> And, certainly, in many more images.
>> 
>> Best, 
>> 
>> Artur Karp
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 2014-03-15 15:58 GMT+01:00 rajam <rajam at earthlink.net>:
>> 
>> I do not know much about these things, but received a comment from a friend in India that "the Chinnamasta Devi does not have a lion for her vehicle.”
>> 
>> May I know the source of the picture on the cover, so I can write to him and clear his doubt? (He is not a member of this group.)
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Rajam
>> 
>> 
>> On Mar 15, 2014, at 5:15 AM, Stella Sandahl <ssandahl at sympatico.ca> wrote:
>> 
>>> Congratulations! Cover picture wonderful. 
>>> Hope your book will not offend anybody's religious or other feelings.
>>> Stella Sandahl
>>> --
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>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On 2014-03-15, at 12:14 AM, Mary Storm wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Dear Indologists
>>>> 
>>>> As Etta James, sang “At Last…”
>>>> 
>>>> I am happy to announce the publication of my book Head and Heart: Self-Sacrifice in the Art of India, published by Routledge in August 2013.
>>>> 
>>>> My thanks to all of you who offered help and support over the years.
>>>> 
>>>> Mary Storm
>>>> 
>>>> Mary Storm, Ph.D.
>>>> Academic Director
>>>> India: National Identity and the Arts
>>>> and
>>>> Himalayan Buddhist Art and Architecture
>>>> F 301 Lado Sarai
>>>> New Delhi
>>>> +91 98106 98003
>>>> 
>>>> 
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