Bibliography on Hindu Iconography
by Kama Maclean, University of New South Wales
for the suggestions for basic readings on Hindu iconography. Below is an
J.N. The Development of Hindu Iconography New Delhi : Munshiram Manoharlal,
Blurton, T. Richard Hindu art, Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University
Davis, Richard (ed), 2007. Picturing the Nation: Iconographies of Modern
India, Delhi, Orient Longman.
Gopinatha Rao, T. A., Elements of Hindu iconography: New York : Garland
Huntington, Susan L. The Art of Ancient India: Buddhist, Hindu, Jain.
Boston: Weatherhill, 2001.
Huyler, Stephen, Meeting God: Elements of Hindu Devotion, New Haven, CT :
Yale University Press, c1999.
Kajri Jain, Gods in the Bazaar, Duke, 2007.
Mitter, Partha. Indian Art. Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 2001.
Moore, Albert C. Iconography of Religions: an Introduction, Philadelphia:
Fortress Press, 1977.
Sanjay. The Little Book of Hindu Deities from the Goddess of Wealth to the
Pinney, Christopher. 2004. ‘Photos of the Gods’: the Printed Image and
Political Struggle in India, London: Reaktion Books.
Sahai, Bhagwant, Iconography of minor Hindu and Buddhist deities, New
Delhi, Abhinav Publications, 1975.
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Revised: August 27, 2007