Edited by BETTINA BAUMER
1996, xxx:vii+446pp., line drawings, bibl.,
index, ISBN-81-208-1402-9 (vol. III), Rs. 450 (HB).
This volume is dedicated to the cosmic elements and
related concepts. Elements are conceived as the building blocks of the
universe and of the human body. Whether physically or symbolically
they constitute primary and indispensable categories of reality (
tattva). This volume contains the
terms: prakṛti, bhūta-mahābhūta, ākāśa, vāyu, jyotiṣ, Prakāśa, āpaḥ,
|The Contributors are: K. A. Jacobsen, P. S.
Filliozat, S. C. Chakrabarti, S. Chattopadhyay, L M Singh, Frits
Stall, S. Gupta Gombrich, Prem Lata Sharma and Bettina Baumer.