Carving Devotion in the Jain Caves at Ellora

Carving Devotion in the Jain Caves at Ellora

Author: Lisa Owen

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004206298

Category: Art

Page: 224

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Drawing on art historical, epigraphical, and textual evidence, this book is the first full-scale reconstruction of medieval Jain activities at Ellora. It not only highlights the understudied Jain caves, but examines them in concert with Ellora's Hindu and Buddhist monuments.

Carving Devotion in the Jain Caves at Ellora
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: Lisa Owen
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-03 - Publisher: BRILL

Drawing on art historical, epigraphical, and textual evidence, this book is the first full-scale reconstruction of medieval Jain activities at Ellora. It not only highlights the understudied Jain caves, but examines them in concert with Ellora's Hindu and Buddhist monuments.
Decolonising Heritage in South Asia
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Himanshu Prabha Ray
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-05 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This volume cross-examines the stability of heritage as a concept. It interrogates the past which materialises through multi-layered narratives on monuments and other objects that sustain cultural diversity. It seeks to understand how interpretations of “monuments” as “texts” are affected at the local level of experience, even as institutions such
Power, Presence and Space
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Henry Albery, Jens-Uwe Hartmann, Himanshu Prabha Ray
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-26 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Patterns of ritual power, presence, and space are fundamentally connected to, and mirror, the societal and political power structures in which they are enacted. This book explores these connections in South Asia from the early Common Era until the present day. The essays in the volume examine a wide range
Puja and Piety
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Pratapaditya Pal, Stephen P. Huyler, John E. Cort, Christian Luczanits, Debashish Banerji
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-16 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

Accompanies the exhibition presented at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California, April 17-July 31, 2016.
How the Brahmins Won
Language: en
Pages: 590
Authors: Johannes Bronkhorst
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-31 - Publisher: BRILL

This is the first study to systematically confront the question how Brahmanism, which was geographically limited and under threat during the final centuries BCE, transformed itself and spread all over South and Southeast Asia.