Puja Guide for Educators
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© 1997, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. The exhibition Puja: Expressions of Hindu Devotion is made possible by a generous grant from the Smithsonian Institution Special Exhibition Fund.
These educational materials have been supported by a grant from the Smithsonian Institution's Educational Outreach Fund.
Photo credits noted throughout. Other photos: Neil Greentree. Line drawings by Keena Hammond, Rebecca Lepkowski, and Kristin Reynolds. Maps by Gene Thorp/Cartographic Concepts. All posters © Ratna, 35 Coronation Building, Chowk Fatehpuri, Delhi, India.
Original video by: Dr. Stephen P. Huyler
I am indebted to Dr. Stephen P. Huyler for his enthusiastic work as curatorial consultant for the exhibition Puja: Expressions of Hindu Devotion, on which the guide for educators and Web site is based. I would also like to thank the following people for their invaluable advice, assistance, and insights: Nathan Antila, Arin Basu, Dr. Vidya Dehejia, Susannah Gardiner, Shruti Murti, Nithya Nagarajan, Uma Nagarajan, Beth Schlenoff, Anuradha Subramanian, Arathi Subramanian, Sanjay Subramanian, and A. C. Warden.