Warning: include(domaintitles/domaintitle_cdn.exoticindia.php3): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 761

Warning: include(): Failed opening 'domaintitles/domaintitle_cdn.exoticindia.php3' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/lib/php:/usr/local/lib/php') in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 761

Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address [email protected].

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Art and Architecture > Painting > Pahari Paintings of an Ancient Romance (The Love Story of Usha-Aniruddha): A Visual Treat
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Pahari Paintings of an Ancient Romance (The Love Story of Usha-Aniruddha): A Visual Treat
Pahari Paintings of an Ancient Romance (The Love Story of Usha-Aniruddha): A Visual Treat
Description
About The Book

Among ancient love stories of India, that of Usa-Aniruddha has a pride of place. Being a part of various Puranas it acquires a sacrality ad legitimacy. We are privy to the ineraction of all the three gods, namely Visnu, Siva and Brahma. The highlight of the story is the romantic involvement of krsna’s grandson Aniruddha and Baasura’s daughter Usa. Between scenes of a pitched battle between Banasura and krsna, where a mighty demon and his army battle with krsna, Balarama and Pradyumna and interspersed with long conversations with Garuda, the narrative takes us to tender scenes of romance as well as a bird’s-eye view of Sonitpur and Dvaraka. The Puranic narrative is brought alive by the graceful Pahari kalam of Ranjha, son of Nainsukh, who renders the story with finesse and precision and creates lyrical romantic scenes and gory battles with equal ease. The book brings together for the first time the entire series from the Bhuri Singh museum of Chamba in Himachal Pradesh but also features folios from other museums and private collections as well as a critical look at t he painter and the patron of this series. The book is a visual treat.

About The Author

Harsha V. Dehejia has a double doctorate, one in medicine and the other in Ancient India culture, both from Mumbai University. He is a practicing Physician and Professor of Indian Studies at Carleton University in Ottawa, On.. Cnada. His main interest is in Indian Aesthetics. His publications include: 1. The Advaita of Art. (Motilal Banarasidass, Delhi, 1996) 2. Parvatidarpana (The Mirror of Parvati), (Motilal Banarasidass, Delhi,. 1998) 3. Paravati, Goddess of Love (Mapin, Ahmadabad, 1999) 4. Despair and Modernity, Reflections on Modern Indian Paintings. (Motilal Banarasidass, 2000) 5. The Lotus and the Flute: Romantic Moments in Indian Poetry and Painting. (Mapin, Ahmadabad, 2002) 6. A Celebration of Love: The Romantic Heroine in the Indian Arts (Roli Books, 2004) 7. Saundarya: The Theory and Praxis of Beauty (Samvad 2004) 7. Celebrating Krishan: Sensuous Images and Sacred Words Celebrating Krishna: Sensuous Images and Sacred Words (Mapin, 2005) 8. Leaves of the Pipal Tree: Aesthetic Reflections on some Hindu Myths and Symbols (Motilal Reflections on some Hindu Myths and Symbols (Motilal Banarasidass, 2006) 10. A Festival of Krishna (Roli, 2008) 11. Mumbai Footpaths: Paths of Courage, Journeys of Hope (Vira Books, 2009( 12. Akriti to Sanskriti , the Journey of Indian Forms (Niyogi Books 2009) 13. Krishna’s Forgotten Poets (Roli).

Vijay Sharmais an award-winning Pahari miniaturist and works as artist in the Bhuri Singh Museum, Chamba, Himachal Pradesh. He has studied major collections of Indian paintings across the world. Vijay Sharma has held several exhibitions and lecture-demonstrations in the leading museums and institutions in Indian and abroad. He has written several articles on Pahari miniature painting. He paints in various styles of India painting, chiefly Basohli and kangra Schools of Pahari painting.

Contents

1Myth, History and Legend9
2The Patron and the Painter11
3The Love Story of Usa-Anruddha25
4The Chamba Usa-Aniruddha Series43
5Paintings from Other Series117
6The Harivamsa Text in Sanskrit131

Pahari Paintings of an Ancient Romance (The Love Story of Usha-Aniruddha): A Visual Treat

Deal 20% Off
Item Code:
NAF583
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2011
ISBN:
9788124605615
Language:
English
Size:
9.0 inch X 11.5 inch
Pages:
168 (Throughout Color Illustrations)
Other Details:
Weight of the book: 1.210 kg
Price:
$90.00
Discounted:
$72.00   Shipping Free - 4 to 6 days
You Save:
$18.00 (20%)
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Pahari Paintings of an Ancient Romance (The Love Story of Usha-Aniruddha): A Visual Treat

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 6261 times since 7th Feb, 2014
About The Book

Among ancient love stories of India, that of Usa-Aniruddha has a pride of place. Being a part of various Puranas it acquires a sacrality ad legitimacy. We are privy to the ineraction of all the three gods, namely Visnu, Siva and Brahma. The highlight of the story is the romantic involvement of krsna’s grandson Aniruddha and Baasura’s daughter Usa. Between scenes of a pitched battle between Banasura and krsna, where a mighty demon and his army battle with krsna, Balarama and Pradyumna and interspersed with long conversations with Garuda, the narrative takes us to tender scenes of romance as well as a bird’s-eye view of Sonitpur and Dvaraka. The Puranic narrative is brought alive by the graceful Pahari kalam of Ranjha, son of Nainsukh, who renders the story with finesse and precision and creates lyrical romantic scenes and gory battles with equal ease. The book brings together for the first time the entire series from the Bhuri Singh museum of Chamba in Himachal Pradesh but also features folios from other museums and private collections as well as a critical look at t he painter and the patron of this series. The book is a visual treat.

About The Author

Harsha V. Dehejia has a double doctorate, one in medicine and the other in Ancient India culture, both from Mumbai University. He is a practicing Physician and Professor of Indian Studies at Carleton University in Ottawa, On.. Cnada. His main interest is in Indian Aesthetics. His publications include: 1. The Advaita of Art. (Motilal Banarasidass, Delhi, 1996) 2. Parvatidarpana (The Mirror of Parvati), (Motilal Banarasidass, Delhi,. 1998) 3. Paravati, Goddess of Love (Mapin, Ahmadabad, 1999) 4. Despair and Modernity, Reflections on Modern Indian Paintings. (Motilal Banarasidass, 2000) 5. The Lotus and the Flute: Romantic Moments in Indian Poetry and Painting. (Mapin, Ahmadabad, 2002) 6. A Celebration of Love: The Romantic Heroine in the Indian Arts (Roli Books, 2004) 7. Saundarya: The Theory and Praxis of Beauty (Samvad 2004) 7. Celebrating Krishan: Sensuous Images and Sacred Words Celebrating Krishna: Sensuous Images and Sacred Words (Mapin, 2005) 8. Leaves of the Pipal Tree: Aesthetic Reflections on some Hindu Myths and Symbols (Motilal Reflections on some Hindu Myths and Symbols (Motilal Banarasidass, 2006) 10. A Festival of Krishna (Roli, 2008) 11. Mumbai Footpaths: Paths of Courage, Journeys of Hope (Vira Books, 2009( 12. Akriti to Sanskriti , the Journey of Indian Forms (Niyogi Books 2009) 13. Krishna’s Forgotten Poets (Roli).

Vijay Sharmais an award-winning Pahari miniaturist and works as artist in the Bhuri Singh Museum, Chamba, Himachal Pradesh. He has studied major collections of Indian paintings across the world. Vijay Sharma has held several exhibitions and lecture-demonstrations in the leading museums and institutions in Indian and abroad. He has written several articles on Pahari miniature painting. He paints in various styles of India painting, chiefly Basohli and kangra Schools of Pahari painting.

Contents

1Myth, History and Legend9
2The Patron and the Painter11
3The Love Story of Usa-Anruddha25
4The Chamba Usa-Aniruddha Series43
5Paintings from Other Series117
6The Harivamsa Text in Sanskrit131
Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to Pahari Paintings of an Ancient Romance (The Love Story of... (Art and Architecture | Books)

Pahari Paintings of The Nala-Damayanti Theme
by Dr. Karan Singh
Hardcover (Edition: 1995)
National Museum, New Delhi
Item Code: NAF987
$40.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Pahari Styles of Indian Murals
Deal 30% Off
Item Code: IDK003
$65.00$45.50
You save: $19.50 (30%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Painted Words: Kangra Paintings of Matiram’s Rasraj
Deal 20% Off
Item Code: NAC875
$60.00$48.00
You save: $12.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Celebration of Love: The Romantic Heroine in the Indian Arts
Item Code: IDE323
$50.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Love Songs of Narsinh Mehta
Deal 20% Off
Item Code: NAJ935
$30.00$24.00
You save: $6.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Diverse World of Indian Painting (Essays In Honour of Dr. Vishwa Chander Ohri)
Deal 40% Off
Item Code: IDL013
$115.00$69.00
You save: $46.00 (40%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Nala and Damayanti (A Great Series of Paintings of An Old Indian Romance)
by B.N. Goswamy
Hardcover (Edition: 2015)
Niyogi Books
Item Code: NAK661
$105.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Jammu Ragamala Paintings
Item Code: IDK002
$45.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Basohli Paintings of the Rasamanjari
Item Code: IDE079
$27.50
SOLD
Paintings of Bundelkhand (Some Remembered, Some Forgotten, Some Not Yet Discovered)
Deal 20% Off
Item Code: NAN418
$95.00$76.00
You save: $19.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
SPLENDOUR OF RAJASTHANI PAINTING
by JAI SINGH NEERAJ
Hardcover (Edition: 1991)
Abhinav Publication
Item Code: IDG267
$45.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Indian Painting – The Lesser-Known Traditions
Deal 30% Off
by Anna L. Dallapiccola
Hardcover (Edition: 2011)
Niyogi Books
Item Code: NAC685
$75.00$52.50
You save: $22.50 (30%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
Thank you for such wonderful books on the Divine.
Stevie, USA
I have bought several exquisite sculptures from Exotic India, and I have never been disappointed. I am looking forward to adding this unusual cobra to my collection.
Janice, USA
My statues arrived today ….they are beautiful. Time has stopped in my home since I have unwrapped them!! I look forward to continuing our relationship and adding more beauty and divinity to my home.
Joseph, USA
I recently received a book I ordered from you that I could not find anywhere else. Thank you very much for being such a great resource and for your remarkably fast shipping/delivery.
Prof. Adam, USA
Thank you for your expertise in shipping as none of my Buddhas have been damaged and they are beautiful.
Roberta, Australia
Very organized & easy to find a product website! I have bought item here in the past & am very satisfied! Thank you!
Suzanne, USA
This is a very nicely-done website and shopping for my 'Ashtavakra Gita' (a Bangla one, no less) was easy. Thanks!
Shurjendu, USA
Thank you for making these rare & important books available in States, and for your numerous discounts & sales.
John, USA
Thank you for making these books available in the US.
Aditya, USA
Been a customer for years. Love the products. Always !!
Wayne, USA
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2020 © Exotic India