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ID: 300386146
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300386146

 

Record Type: concept
cakras (<visual works by subject type>, visual works (works), ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Originally, thin razor-edged rings of flat steel used as weapons. More generally, wheels, circles or discs represented in Buddhist art as the wheel of the law; and in Hindu art as a symbol of dharma, the circles of existence.
 
Terms:
cakras (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,U)
cakra (C,U,English,AD,U,U)
chakra (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
chakra (Dutch,AD,U,U)
chakrah (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
chakr (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
chakra's (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.VC

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name)
.... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Visual Works (hierarchy name)
........ Visual Works (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of visual works (works)
............ visual works (works) (G)
Hierarchy of <visual works by subject type>
................ <visual works by subject type> (G)
Hierarchy of cakras
.................... cakras (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Oorspronkelijk dunne ringen plat staal met vlijmscherpe randen, die als wapen werden gebruikt. Meer in het algemeen wielen, cirkels of schijven die in boeddhistische kunst het wiel van het recht verbeelden en in hindoe├»stische kunst een symbool zijn van dharma, de cirkels van het bestaan. 

Sources and Contributors:
cakra............  [VP]
..............  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
cakras............  [VP Preferred]
.................  Glossary of Indian Art and Archaeology (1995) 22
.................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 21 May 2013
.................  Huntington, Art of Ancient India (1985) 717
chakr............  [VP]
..............  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
chakra............  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Art Institute of Chicago: Art Access [online] (2003) accessed 21 May 2013
.................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-) accessed 21 May 2013
.................  UvA Talen
chakrah............  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-) accessed 21 May 2013
chakra's............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  UvA Talen
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Glossary of Indian Art and Archaeology (1995) 22
.......... Huntington, Art of Ancient India (1985) 717
.......... Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-) accessed 21 May 2013
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... UvA Talen

 

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