Home| Publications| Media Profile| Contact Us| Disclaimer| Encyclopedia

5. Material containing in the Encyclopaedia

1. All the schools of temple-architecture and other shrines of different religions of India; indigenous and foreign churches, mosques, gurudvaras, fire-places of Parsee, and Armenian Churches, all have been given with aesthetic analysis.

2. Iconography of Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and other religions of India, with their canonical norms and Aestheticism are explained. Terracotta art since the age of Indus-valley civilization and their main centers in the country with the innovational modes of modernism.

3. All the schools of sculpture have been analyzed aesthetically.

4. Music, including instrumental and dance with different Gharanas and Baz, their aesthetic criticisms, biographies of all the renowned vocalists, instrumentalists and dancers are accomplished in this Encyclopaedia.

5. Art of cinema, its method of production and techniques, and radio and television as mass-media of art and Aesthetics .

6. All the vernacular literatures with special emphasis on the Saint literatures of north, south, east and west are included. From Bharata- Natya-Sastra to descriptions of poeticians until 17th century together with their Sanskit, Prakrta and Pali commentaries are mentioned in the Encyclopaedia.

7. Role of ancient cosmetics, face-packs and mouth refreshments; different style of hair-buns and band; head-gears embroidery and its varied style and stitches of whole of India hand-fans and purses; ornaments of flowers and gold and silver are given with Indian costumes and dress and sārī-styles.

8. All the media of art and craft, graphic art, photography, mythology of all regions with their symbology, all the philosophies joined hand and hand with the art-forms of India have been given.

9. The artistic connections of the Greater India with the north, south, east and western countries are also shown with the art-history of different periods.

10. All the museums of India and foreign countries, which house diverse Indian art, have been enumerated in it.

11. All the Associations and Art-organizations of india and outside India which promoted Indian art-forms are given.

12. Company-art, Bazaar-art and other ancillary art-forms of India are compiled in it.

13. Since Vedas to Mughal period up to the modern-period, calligraphy, numismatics, epigraphy, ethnography, and inscriptional records of art, have been recorded.

14. All the schools of paintings (with all its multi-media) since rock or cave paintings to modern ones are included with the canons of Paintings of Raga-Raginis together with the biographies of the prominent painters with canonical texts are described.

15. All the 64 arts enumerated in the Kama-sutra and other Jaina-Buddhist canonical texts are explained.

16. All the foreign and Indian indologists, and their contributions to Indian art-forms and aesthetics are highlighted in it.

17. All the ancient Indian universities which taught plastic, pictorial and performing arts in the past, are shown together with indigenous and foreign universities were actively involved in the art of India.

18. All the travelers: Greek, Roman, European, Chinese, and Arabian, are highlighted for their contribution towards Indian arts.

19. All the foreign artists who contributed to different art-forms of India are mentioned with their biographical notes.

20. Woolen and silken carpets, embroideries of all the regions of India are described together with other textiles like Calico and Brocade preparation of regional Saris.

21. Jewellery of India.

22. Different varieties of puppet-making of India, Paper-Mache work

23. Festivals and ceremonies of different Saṃskāras where art are performed. Dresses, weaponry, shoes, lamps, flags - every symbolical creation of the country, have been enumerated.

24. Computer art and animation in India, HMV records, and symbol of dog therein has been deciphered with cartoon-art and its derivation from rustic-art.

25. Toy-making with regional impacts, and indoor-games invented by Indian tradition to teach ethics to children while playing, has been elaborated.

26. Yoga-psychology with the Indian dream-theories derived from different philosophical systems is given with psycho-analysis.

27. Classical Sanskrit literature, Sangam literature and English literature of India also gain ground here.
Next >>
  © Copyright 2010 All rights reserved Developed By: SunnyGraphics