Nirmal Kumar Bose Lecture
Series was initiated in honour of the eminent Anthropologist, great Humanist and Gandhian,
Prof. Nirmal Kumar Bose, who used
anthropology to demonsrate India's unity in the diversity of cultures.
NIRMAL KUMAR BOSE MEMORIAL LECTURE - III
PROFESSOR NIRMAL KUMAR BOSE AND HIS CONTRIBUTION
TO INDIAN TEMPLE ARCHITECTURE
THE PRATIṢṬHĀ -
M. A. DHAKY
1998, 35pp.; b&w plates,
The third in
the series, these lectures were delivered by M.A. Dhaky. The first of
these brings out the ideas of N.K Bose regarding temple architecture
as contained in his works: (Canons of Orissan Architecture, Indian
Temple Designs and Designs from Orissan Temples). The second lecture
explains the Pratiṣṭhā - Lakṣaṇasamuccaya dealing with temple
architecture along with the exposition of association, preliminary
consideration, procedures and rituals.
Dhaky has been Director at the American Institute of Indian Studies,
Center for Art and Archaeology, Varanasi. He is a historian and
researcher of ancient and medieval Indian art and architecture. He
received the "Kumara" silver medal for his notable writings on art and
architecture from the standpoint of art interpretation.
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