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Title: Presence of Siva, The
Author: Kramrisch, Stella
Item Code: ISBN9788120804913
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Pub, Delhi
Edition: 1st ed., Date: 2007, 514 pp., Cloth
Description: Includes appendix, glossary, index, bibliography plus 32 glossy black & white photos; photography by Praful C. Patel. By retelling and interweaving the many myths that continue to convey Siva’s presence as a living god in India today, Prof. Kramrisch unfolds the paradoxes in siva’s nature and thus in the nature of consciousness itself. the magnificent sculptures at elephanta, illustrated at the end of the book capture in another medium the presence of god.