UT Knoxville ARTH 183 - Hinduism and Early Hindu Art at Uryagiri and Deogarh (4 pages)

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Lecture number:
5
Pages:
4
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Tennessee
Course:
Arth 183 - Asian Art
Edition:
1
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ARTH183 1st Edition Lecture 5 Outline of Last Lecture I Gupta Period Continued A Sculpture at Sarnath a Standing Buddha b First Sermon First Sermon iconography Signatures of Gupta style II Cave Temple Site in Deccan Region at Ajanta A Cave temples history use patronage technique B Interior of Chaitya Hall Cave 19 a Form C Interior of Cave 4 a Form vihara b Decoration D Visvantara Jataka in Cave 17 a Content narrative jataka style Outline of Current Lecture I Hinduism A Definition Description a Polytheism Brahma Vishnu Shiva The Great Goddess b Beliefs Samsara karma nirvana moksha Brahman II Early Hindu Art Uryagiri A Significance B Cave 6 exterior wall carvings Iconography and style a Vishnu b Durga c Ganesha III Early Hindu Art Deogarh These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute A Vishnu Temple Significance form a Vishnu Reclining on the Serpent Ananta Iconography style Current Lecture Hinduism Hinduism a term created in the 19th century by the British to describe Indian religious beliefs a complex body of beliefs that pre dates Buddhism Includes worship of local minor deities and major ones and a set of philosophical beliefs Hindu religious texts have a wide variety of subjects including some contradictions There are many ways to practice Hinduismthe variety of avenues for approaching god is compared to the many different ways one can go about climbing a mountain A polytheistic religion where gods take on multiple different aspects and forms often need close careful iconographical reading to determine identities There are 3 major deities with particular roles in the creation and continuation of the universe Brahma Creator Vishnu Protector and Shiva Destroyer but not evil Vishnu and Shiva both have major cults Hindus believe in a universal life cycle the universe is created destroyed created again etc The Great Goddess Female deity normally manifested in



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