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

INDRAJIT PATRA

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 a scientifically inspired form of spiritually significant architectonics.

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Astro-aesthetics; Architecture and Astronomy; Archaeoastronomy

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