All posts by Deepak Bhattacharya
Nataraja: The Hindu Dance LordAbstract The Parasurameswar temple at Bhubaneswar on its front facade sports a Nataraja (dance lord) medallion offers various bhangis (pose), mudras (expression), vastra (dress), gahana (ornaments), vadya (musical instruments) & sangeeta (vocal music) as noted in Oddisi classical dance performance. The chitra bhasa (art dialect) offers homology with the narration […]
An Ancient Hindu Royal ThroneA – Abstract Orissa had a long history of great builders. Such royal patrons surely must have had a royal throne. However, no archaeology has so far been reported. This study presents a royal throne. It is related to Yayati Kesari-II. B – Location & Relevant Background Varada Ganesha fig […]
Human Anatomy in Ancient Stone Sculptures and Epigraphy as Evidence of Human Health Care Science in Ancient IndiaBy Deepak Bhattacharya 1; L M Mukherjee 2 Abstract Skeletal picture & role of muscles are indicated clearly in temple stone art of 7th AD. Name, nativity parentage of a surgeon, a hospital, its sovereign, possible manager or administrator are indicated in rock inscription dated to 9tth AD. This paper […]
NAKSHETRA – A Possible Inspiration for the Mariner’s CompassThe location and design of the ancient temples of Bhubaneswar have been guided by a rich astronomical insight.