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Holy Madness. Portraits of Tantric Siddhas. Rob Linrothe.
Holy Madness. Portraits of Tantric Siddhas
Holy Madness. Portraits of Tantric Siddhas

Holy Madness. Portraits of Tantric Siddhas

New York: Rubin Museum of Art, 2006. First edition. Hardcover. Small Folio. 445 (9)pp. Original color illustrated dustjacket over blue cloth with silver lettering on cover and spine. Decorative endpaper maps. Frontispiece painting. "... groundbreaking examination of the art and legends of some of the most colorful characters in South Asian and Himalayan civilization. With contributions by ten of the most prominent scholars in the field, this catalog provides both a survey of the topic of mahãsiddhas (Sanskrit, "maha" meaning "great" and "siddha" meaning "accomplished one") in art as well as essays on particular aspects of the theme, including literary, religious, sociological, and anthropological dimensions." (publisher). Profusely illustrated with spectacular color photographs. DJ and binding with some rubbing. Blind stamp on half-title. Block yellowing in margins, not affecting text or images. DJ, binding and interior in overall good+ to very good condition. vg. Item #35120

Price: $200.00

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