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- COGNITIVE MAP of Muktesvara Temple.
The web version of COGNITIVE MAP (with background Audio) and following
five volumes of News Letter has been uploaded at the Website of IGNCA.
Council for Southern Asian Art. The American Council
for Southern Asian Art (ACSAA) is a non-profit
organization dedicated to advancing the study and
awareness of the art of South and Southeast Asia.
Asian Art Archive at the University of Pennsylvania.
The South Asia photographic archive at the University of
Pennsylvania, set up in 1979, principally duplicates the
holdings of the American Institute of Indian Studies'
Center for Art and Archaeology in Gurgaon, near Delhi,
India. Holdings currently consist of approx. 80,000
black-and-white photographs (classified by period and
region), site and museum indexes, and approx. 4,000
color slides. By agreement with the AIIS and the
Smithsonian Foreign Currencies Program, which funds the
Gurgaon Center, photographs added to the Gurgaon archive
are added also to the archive in Philadelphia, keeping
it a current tool for research. Strong in architecture
and sculpture, the archive also has documentation in the
areas of miniature painting, Baroque architecture in
India, and architecture and sculpture from other parts
of South Asia.
W. Meister's Home Page. Michael W. Meister, former
Chair of the History of Art Department at the University
of Pennsylvania, is a specialist in the art of South
Asia. His research focuses on temple architecture, the
morphology of meaning, and other aspects of the art of
the Indian sub-continent.
National Museum of India. The National Museum, opened
to the public in its current location on December 18,
1960, houses more than 2, 00, 000 works of art, Indian
and international, spanning more than five thousand
years. Apart from extensive and varied collections from
around the world, a major attraction here is the gallery
on Buddhist art. Eighty-four select exhibits are
displayed which include the highly revered sacred relics
of the Buddha (5th century BC) excavated from Piprawaha
in the Basti district of Uttar Pradesh, Thankas,
Kapardina Buddha from Ahicchhatra, Buddha's foot-prints
from Nagarjunakonda and scenes from his life while at
Sarnath. Other sculptures, terracotta figures, and
ritual items, from the three principal Buddhist sects -
Hinayana, Mahayana and Vajrayana - line the walls,
representing Nepal, Tibet, Central Asia, Burma, Java and
Cambodia, as well as India.
für Asiatische Kunst, Berlin
Hindu Electronic Network Gallery of Hindu Pictures.
The Global Hindu Electronic Networks presents an
extensive gallery of Hindu pictures and art. This
extensive collection is comprised of several
thousand categorized images.
- The Black
Peacock Gallery. Art miniatures and architecture from
- Asian Arts
Art (Berger Foundation)
- Goloka (Black Peacock). Kangra
paintings; thirty seven paintings from the Mewari school
dating back to the late 17th-early 18th century,
illustrating Jayadeva Goswami's Gita-Govinda; scenes from
Rama's exile in the forest from the Ramayana, and
- RH Meadow of Harvard
Visions, Early Paintings from Central Tibet. Curators
Steven M. Kossak & Jane Casey Singer of the
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Exhibited at the
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York from October 6,
1998 to January 17, 1999 and at the Rietberg Museum,
Zurich, Switzerland from February 14 to May 16,
Tibetan Mandalas: The Rossi Collection. Early Tibetan
Mandalas: The Rossi Collection has been exhibited in
Paris, France, Maastricht, Holland, and most recently in
Peaceful Wind Gallery, Santa Fe, NM from Sept. 16 -
October 29, 1994. The collection featured 14 fine
Tibetan paintings of mandalas dating from the 13th to
the 16th centuries, from Rossi & Rossi, London.
- Buddhist Thangka
Gallery from the Taeger Collection
- Mandir: Hindu
Temples Reference Center. A listing of temple locations, events,
resources, news, photos, art, histories, and articles.
- Templenet -
Indian Temple website
- Harappa: the Latest Discoveries
1995-98 by JM Kenoyer of the University of Wisconsin
- Harappa: The Indus
of India. A list of various resources on ancient and modern Indian coinage.