Iconography means not merely the mechanical description and identification of on image but also the study of various aspects, which lead to the growth of cult. The worship of Icon originated the right from prehistoric period. The excavation of Mohan Jodaro and Harappa substantiate to this fact. It is critical study of geometrical patterns of Icons of different sects of various dynasties of ancient India. Besides this, it enables us to visualize with the idea of anatomical details of human body.
The present book dealing with various aspects of Icons of Hindu Iconography, here on attempt has been made for the first time to examine critically the genesis of geometrical patterns of ancient icons. Tantric cult and tantaric rituals, under the tantric centres of ancient India, in the medieval Period, associated with Bahamanical Hindusim as well as Mahayanas or vajrayana from of Buddhism attained full development of India. The work has been very well illustrated with numerous photographs and figures that add to pictorial value of the book.