REALIZATION OF THE PARADIGM OF ARTISTIC EQUILIBRIUM THROUGH MEANS OF ARCHAEOASTRONOMICAL ACHIEVEMENTS

Authors

  • INDRAJIT PATRA Assistant Teacher in English, PhD Scholar

Keywords:

Astro-aesthetics, Architecture and Astronomy, Archaeoastronomy

Abstract

Man’s impulse to aesthetically encapsulate the dynamic, joyous, creative spirit of the universe manifests itself in the various forms of artistic achievements and architecture is one such act of creation which not only embodies this essential independent spirit of creation but also stands testimony to man’s endless desire to affirm his position against a grand, cosmologically valid context of highest form of truth. This paper aims to show how once astronomy and religion both conspired and conjoined together in a mutual embrace of rational artistry thus giving birth to an scientifically inspired form of spiritually significant architectonics.

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Published

15-05-2017

How to Cite

INDRAJIT PATRA. (2017). REALIZATION OF THE PARADIGM OF ARTISTIC EQUILIBRIUM THROUGH MEANS OF ARCHAEOASTRONOMICAL ACHIEVEMENTS. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 3(5). Retrieved from http://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/853