The Mucukunda Muralsin the Tyagarajasvami Temple, Tiruvarur
The Tyagarajasvami Temple in Tiruvarur, a major historic site in the heart of the Tamil country, has preserved among its many treasures, a set of ceiling paintings from the 17th century.
- Category: Contemporary Art
This book provides a complete record of the Mucukunda murals as photographed by V K Rajamani, with an introduction by David Shulman, and an interpretative essay by Maya Tevet Dayan.
Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction by David Shulman
Mucukunda, the Monkey-Faced Chola
How Tyagaraja came to Tiruvarur
Ajapa and unmani
Listening to the Silent Echo of the Murals at Tiruvarur by Maya Tevet Dayan
Notes to the Painted Panels and their Inscriptions
Appendix: Conservation of Mural Paintings in Tyagarajaswamy Temple: A Case Study by Madhu Rani K.P.
|Number of illustrations||80|
|Size||9 x 9" (229 x 229 mm), hc|
|Date of Publishing||2011|
|Co-publisher(s)||Mapin in association with Prakriti Foundation|
|Rights Available||World rights|