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Zimmer, Heinrich Robert 1890-1943

Overview
Works: 290 works in 1,172 publications in 10 languages and 12,226 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Folklore  Folk tales  Folk literature  Comparative studies  Genealogy 
Subject Headings: Indologists 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, în, Compiler
Classifications: B131, 181.4
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Most widely held works by Heinrich Robert Zimmer
Myths and symbols in Indian art and civilization by Heinrich Robert Zimmer( Book )

177 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 2,938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book interprets for the Western mind the key motifs of India's legend, myth, and folklore, taken directly from the Sanskrit, and illustrated with seventy plates of Indian art. It is primarily an introduction to image-thinking and picture-reading in Indian art and thought, and it seeks to make the profound Hindu and Buddhist intuitions of the riddles of life and death recognizable not merely as Oriental but as universal elements
Philosophies of India by Heinrich Robert Zimmer( Book )

94 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The king and the corpse; tales of the soul's conquest of evil by Heinrich Robert Zimmer( Book )

44 editions published between 1948 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Drawing from Eastern and Western literatures, Heinrich Zimmer presents a selection of stories linked together by their common concern for the problem of our eternal conflict with the forces of evil. Beginning with a tale from the Arabian Nights, this theme unfolds in legends from Irish paganism, medieval Christianity, the Arthurian cycle, and early Hinduism. In the retelling of these tales, Zimmer discloses the meanings within their seemingly unrelated symbols and suggests the philosophical wholeness of this assortment of myth."--Amazon.com
The art of Indian Asia : its mythology and transformations by Heinrich Robert Zimmer( Book )

97 editions published between 1955 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of Indian Asia, its mythology and transformations by Heinrich Robert Zimmer( Book )

2 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artistic form and yoga in the sacred images of India by Heinrich Robert Zimmer( Book )

38 editions published between 1926 and 1990 in German and English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This pioneering work opened C.G. Jung's eyes to the psychological and spiritual significance of the Indian mandala, and it remains the clearest introduction to the essence of Indian art and yoga for both the specialist and general reader. Heinrich Zimmer (1890-1943) was the first to identify the radical difference between Western classical and Indian art. His revolutionary approach to understanding the stylized, often sexual, sacred symbols of India was simply to take them on their own terms as techniques of spiritual transformation
Hindu medicine by Heinrich Robert Zimmer( Book )

16 editions published between 1948 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maya; der indische Mythos by Heinrich Robert Zimmer( Book )

26 editions published between 1936 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Weg zum Selbst : Lehre und Leben des indischen Heiligen Shri Ramana Maharshi aus Tiruvannamalai by Heinrich Robert Zimmer( Book )

26 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in German and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Philosophies de l'Inde by Heinrich Robert Zimmer( Book )

20 editions published between 1953 and 1997 in French and German and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abenteuer und Fahrten der Seele. Der König mit dem Leichnam und andere Mythen, Märchen und Sagen aus keltischen und östlichen Kulturbereichen; Darstellung und Deutung by Heinrich Robert Zimmer( Book )

24 editions published between 1948 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vetalapantschavinsati. Die fünfundzwanzig Erzählungen eines Dämons by Śivadāsa( Book )

11 editions published in 1966 in German and Undetermined and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man and transformation by Joseph Campbell( Book )

2 editions published between 1964 and 1980 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ewiges Indien; Leitmotive indischen Daseins by Heinrich Robert Zimmer( Book )

3 editions published in 1930 in German and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yoga und Buddhismus : indische Sphären by Heinrich Robert Zimmer( Book )

19 editions published between 1973 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spiel um den Elefanten, ein Buch von indischer Natur by Heinrich Robert Zimmer( Book )

13 editions published between 1929 and 1979 in German and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die indische Weltmutter : Aufsätze by Heinrich Robert Zimmer( Book )

9 editions published between 1938 and 1980 in German and Undetermined and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of India from the earliest times to the present day by George Dunbar( Book )

2 editions published in 1937 in German and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le roi et le cadavre : les mythes essentiels pour la reconquete de l'intégrité humaine by Heinrich Robert Zimmer( Book )

12 editions published between 1972 and 1997 in French and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studien zur geschichte der gotras by Heinrich Robert Zimmer( Book )

15 editions published in 1914 in German and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Philosophies of India
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Philosophies of IndiaThe king and the corpse; tales of the soul's conquest of evilAbenteuer und Fahrten der Seele. Der König mit dem Leichnam und andere Mythen, Märchen und Sagen aus keltischen und östlichen Kulturbereichen; Darstellung und DeutungMan and transformation
Alternative Names
Heinrich R. Zimmer

Heinrich R. Zimmer historiador alemany

Heinrich Zimmer Duits taalkundige (1890-1943)

Heinrich Zimmer German historian

Heinrich Zimmer historiador alemán

Heinrich Zimmer historien allemand

Heinrich Zimmer indolog niemiecki

Heinrich Zimmer storico delle religioni e orientalista tedesco

Zimmer, Heinrich.

Zimmer Heinrich 1890-1943

Zimmer, Heinrich R.

Zimmer, Heinrich R. 1890-1943

Zimmer, Heinrich Robert

Zimmer, Heinrich Robert 1890-1943

Zimmer, Heirinch, 1890-1943

Zimmer, Henry 1890-1943

Zimmer , Henry R.

Zimmer, Henry R. 1890-1943

Zimmer, Henry Robert

Zimmer Henry Robert 1890-1943

Χάινριχ Τσίμερ

Циммер, Генрих Роберт

هاينريش زيمر مؤرخ ألماني

எயின்ரிச் ராபர்ட் சிம்மர்

ഹെയ്ൻറിക് സിമ്മർ

ツィンマー, ハインリッヒ

ハインリヒ・ツィンマー

Languages
English (377)

German (218)

French (43)

Spanish (8)

Italian (5)

Japanese (3)

Romanian (2)

Polish (2)

Russian (1)

Dutch (1)