The image of temple’s priestess in the poetry of “Silver Age”
Keywords:Hierograms temple’s priestess devadasy, bayadera, bharatanatyam, cult of Shiva, sacrifice, priestess of Plyasa, image of the elephant
The article regards images of priestesses of the temple in the works of Bryusov and Hlebnikov. As an example the poems of Bryusov “Aganat”. Phoenician story and “In the, Bela temple”, and Hlebnikov’s “Dark, black daughter of Temple” are taken. The article contains hierograms’ definitions; manifestations of the phenomenon in different other cultures, exactly in India are regarded consequently. The article gives more careful analysis of Hlebnikov’s poem “Dark, black daughter of the Temple”.
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