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Author Handelman, Don.

Title God inside out : Śiva's Game of Dice / Don Handelman and David Shulman ; photographs by Carmel Berkson.

Publication Info. New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  294.52113 H236G    Check Shelf
Description xii, 219 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-212) and index.
Contents When Siva Plays -- Bhrngin's Scream -- The Elephanta Panels -- On Losing: Kedarakhanda 34-35 -- Minor Victories -- How to Play -- The Boundary between Not-Play and Play -- Metaphysics of the Fluid Indic Cosmos -- Generating the Expected: The Rajasuya Dice Game and the Modeling of the Cosmos -- Generating the Unexpected: The Mahabharata Dice Game -- The Elimination of the Androgyne Outcome -- Excursus: When Visnu Plays Dice -- Unfettered, the Trickster Who Plays with God -- One More Game -- The Andhaka Outcome -- Withered Clown -- Mistress of Play -- Birth, Body, Transformation -- Andhaka at Ellora -- Andhaka of Arcot -- Adi and Viraka: Becoming a Rock -- Melting and Marrying -- Color and Heat -- On Redness -- The Self Disguised -- Spaces and Gaps -- Fullness -- Hunger -- Signs -- Selves.
Subject Siva (Hindu deity)
Dice games -- India.
Added Author Shulman, David Dean, 1949-
ISBN 0195108442 (acid-free paper)
9780195108446 (acid-free paper)
0195108450 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
9780195108453 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
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