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Title God inside out : Śiva's Game of Dice / Don Handelman and David Shulman ; photographs by Carmel Berkson.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.

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 Main Stacks  BL1218 .H36 1997    AVAILABLE
Description xii, 219 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-212) and index.
Note 1260 Lexile.
Gift of Ernie Soto.
Subject Siva (Hindu deity)
Dice games -- India.
Contents When Siva Plays -- Bhrngin's Scream -- Elephanta Panels -- On Losing: Kedarakhanda 34-35 -- Minor Victories -- How to Play -- 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 -- Elimination of the Androgyne Outcome -- Excursus: When Visnu Plays Dice -- Unfettered, the Trickster Who Plays with God -- One More Game -- 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 -- Self Disguised -- Spaces and Gaps -- Fullness -- Hunger -- Signs -- Selves.
Other Author Shulman, David Dean, 1949-