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Monstrous Animals on Hindu Temples, with Special Reference to Khajuraho


 
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1. Title Title of document Monstrous Animals on Hindu Temples, with Special Reference to Khajuraho - Charming Beauties and Frightful Beasts
 
2. Creator Author's name, affiliation, country David Smith; Lancaster University; United Kingdom
 
3. Subject Discipline(s) Philosophy; Anthropology; Religion
 
4. Subject Keyword(s) philosophy; non-human animals; religion; South Asia
 
5. Subject Subject classification B1-5802; Philosophy (General); QL750-795; Animal behavior; GN280.7; Man as an animal. Simian traits versus human traits; DS331-349.9; Southern Asia. Indian Ocean Region
 
6. Description Abstract This chapter discusses possible meanings for these monsters; and in particular addresses the most specific problem posed by the vyālas at Khajuraho, as: What might be the significance of their constant propinquity to apasarases, the dancing girls of the gods?
 
7. Publisher Organizing agency, location Equinox Publishing Ltd
 
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9. Date (YYYY-MM-DD) 01-Oct-2013
 
10. Type Status & genre Peer-reviewed Article
 
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12. Format File format PDF
 
13. Identifier Uniform Resource Identifier https://journals.equinoxpub.com/books/article/view/21341
 
14. Identifier Digital Object Identifier 10.1558/equinox.21341
 
15. Source Journal/conference title; vol., no. (year) Equinox eBooks Publishing; Charming Beauties and Frightful Beasts
 
16. Language English=en en
 
18. Coverage Geo-spatial location, chronological period, research sample (gender, age, etc.) Southern Asian countries
 
19. Rights Copyright and permissions Copyright 2014 Equinox Publishing Ltd