Category Archives: Hindu art

My ashram in India

My ashram in India Dhauli Dhauli is famous for Aśoka’s great victory over the King of Kalinga fought near the River Daya not far from the ancient city of Sishupalghar??. It was a terrible battle in which some 200,000 men had … Continue reading

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The body: both sacred and profane: review of a book

Review of Dehejia, Vidya. The Body Adorned: dissolving boundaries between sacred and profane in India’s Art. (New York: Columbia Press, 2009), xii + 238 pp. hdbk. Vidya Dehejia holds the Barbara Stoler Miller Chair in Indian Art at Columbia University. … Continue reading

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