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Author Menzies, Jackie.

Title Goddess : divine energy / Jackie Menzies.

Published Sydney : Art Gallery of New South Wales, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail SpC/VAUG f  291.2114 MENZ    NOT FOR LOAN
 UniM Bail SpC/WILS f  291.2114 MENZ    NOT FOR LOAN
Physical description 280 pages : colour illustrations ; 31 cm
regular print
Notes "Assistant exhibition curator: Chaya Chandrasekhar"--colophon.
Published to accompany an exhibition held at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 October, 2006 - 28 January, 2007.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword / Edmund Capon -- Prologue -- Concepts of the goddess / Jackie Menzies -- Early goddesses / Tamara Ditrich -- Nature goddesses / Gauri Parimoo Krishnan -- Goddesses in Hinduism -- Lakshmi, goddess of well-being / Anu Vedagiri and Chaya Chandrasekhar -- Radha: from beloved to goddess / B.N. Goswamy -- The presence of shakti / Alan Croker -- The divine androgyne: Shiva, Parvati and sexual syncretism in Indian art / John Guy -- Parvati, daughter of the mountain / Wendy Doniger -- Devi, the great goddess, and the Shakta tradition / Janice M. Glowski -- Durga, slayer of the buffalo demon / Wendy Doniger -- Kali and the wisdom goddesses / Jackie Menzies -- A goddess for everyone: the mass production of divine images / Jim Masselos -- The goddess in Indian film / Rachel Dwyer -- Yoga tantra -- Tantric goddess yantras / Madhu Khanna -- Devi Kundalini: the narrative of the subtle body / Madhu Khanna -- Goddesses in Buddhism -- Prajnaparamita, goddess of wisdom / Miranda Shaw -- Dharani goddesses and female Buddhas / Miranda Shaw -- Tara, the saviouress / Miranda Shaw -- Vajrayana / Chaya Chandrasekhar -- Adi Buddha couples / Chaya Chandrasekhar -- Jina Prajnas: female Buddhas of the mandala / Chaya Chandrasekhar -- Heruka Buddha couples / Chaya Chandrasekhar -- The goddess as divine lover: Maithuna imagery in Himalayan art / Jane Casey -- Glossary / Chaya Chandrasekhar.
Local note SpC/WILS copy donated by Ray Wilson, OAM, and James Agapitos, OAM.
SpC/WILS copy is inscribed to James & Ray by Jane Wynter, Benefaction Manager, Art Gallery of New South Wales Foundation.
SpC/VAUG copy donated by Gerard Vaughan and Rose Flanders.
Other author Chandrasekhar, Chaya.
Art Gallery of New South Wales.
Subject Art Gallery of New South Wales -- Exhibitions.
Hindu goddesses in art -- Exhibitions.
Buddhist art -- Exhibitions.
Hindu art -- Exhibitions.
Art, South Asian -- Exhibitions.
Buddhist goddesses -- Exhibitions.
Buddhist goddesses in art -- Exhibitions.
Hindu goddesses -- Exhibitions.
Local author Wynter, Jane. Inscriber.
Local donor Wilson, Ray, 1947?-. Donor.
Agapitos, James. Donor.
Vaughan, Gerard. Donor.
Flanders, Rose. Donor.
ISBN 9780734763969