ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Dr Dinanath Pathy is a practising painter, cultural historian and creative writer. He has published sixty books in English, German and Odia. Some of these have been written in collaboration with Dr. Eberhard Fischer. He has exhibited extensively in India and abroad and held important positions as Curator. He is the recipient of the President of India Silver Plaque for Painting, Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowship for Research and Orissa Sahitya Academy Award for creative writing. At present,he is the Director, Alice Boner Institute Varanasi and Chairman, Angarag, an international journal focussing on performing and visual arts.
Dr Bijaya Kumar Rath is anarchaeologist and historian and has published about seventy research papers and seven books. He was the Superintendent of the Orissa State Archaeology
and Director of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Birthplace Museum at Cuttack. He has undertaken
the conservation of nine hundred built heritage structures in Odisha under the 10th and 11th Finance Commissions of Government of India. He is a member of the Committee of National Mission for Monuments and Antiquities and is a Consultant for heritage conservation and culture.
ABOUT THE BOOK
This book appreciates the Gitagovinda from the perspective of the cultural traditions of Odisha. Here readers will find facts,arguments and postulations related to the history, legends, paintings, sculptures,textiles, music, dance, literature and poetry of a living tradition.