With a Foreword by Dr. T.K. Biswas, xix, 191p., 59 col. illus., 95 B/W Photos., Bib., Index, 25 cm. (Perspectives in Indian Art and Archaeology, No. 5)
The work deals with various aspects of the bull as reflected in Indian art and literature up to the sixth century AD. Perhaps the first effort to showcase the representation of the bull in ancient India, it examines the bull's domestication and migration, the type of bulls, and the philosophical tenets associated with it and studies the importance attached to the bull's physical form and its usefulness as a domesticated animal as reflected in ancient Indian Art.