The Sacred and the Sensuous: Understanding Hindu Art

Date.

15 October 2003

Part 2 of the series: Understanding Hinduism

This talk by Dr Vidya Dehejia gave an exploration of the apparent paradox of the intermingling of sacred and sensuous in the arts of India. Dr Dehejia asked, when does an object of devotion become a work of art? What is the function of images of worship? How does a Hindu approach such images?