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Visnu's Flaming Wheel: The Iconography of the Sudarsana-Cakra.

Begley, W.E.

Published by New York University Press, New York, 1973
ISBN 10: 0814709737 / ISBN 13: 9780814709733
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Title: Visnu's Flaming Wheel: The Iconography of ...

Publisher: New York University Press, New York

Publication Date: 1973

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Edition: First edition.


Monographs on the Archaeology and fine Arts. 103 pages of text plus 81 black & white illustrations. Contents: Part 1 - The Literary Tradition: The Cakra in Mythology and Tantrism - The Cakra as Fabled Weapon - The Cakra as Esoteric Symbol - Part 2 - The Iconographic Tradition: The Cakra as Personification and Icon - The Two-Armed Cakra-Purusa in Attendance Upon Visnu - The Multi-Armed Cult Images of Sudarsana-Purusa. Plus glossary and bibliography. Red cloth hardcover, no jacket as issued. Light handdling wear and small age spots to cover, text clean and gopod but age spots to first page and frontispiece. 11.25 by 8.75 inches. Bookseller Inventory # 13250

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