Jaina Art and Architecture: Western and South India and Jaina Bronze in Museums
Chanchreek, K.L. & Jain, Mahesh (Eds.)
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Book ID : 26188
ISBN-10 : 81-88658-52-9 / 8188658529
ISBN-13 : 978-81-88658-52-7 / 9788188658527
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Edition : (Reprint)
Language : English
xiii, 239p., Bib., Index, 23 cm.
CONTENTS:- 1. Jaina Temples at Khajuraho. 2. Jaina Temples in Central India. 3. Jaina Temples of Kumbharia. 4. Jaina Temples at Ellora. 5. Jaina Art and Architecture under the Colas. 6. Shravana-Belgola. 7. Art and Architecture Under the Gangas. 8. Jaina Bronzes: A Brief Survey. 9. Miscellaneous Jaina Temples.
The present book Jaina Art and Architecture: Western and South India and Jaina Bronzes in Museums is a representative collection of studies on Jaina Art and Architecture. Each contributor is well known for his interest and authority on the subject who has discussed plan. Design and style of Jaina magnificent structures of great religious, cultural and historic value. Jaina Art and Architecture having long and continuing rich tradition also flourished in various parts of Central, Western and South India under the royal patronage during different periods of history and remained fully dedicated to the service of the religion of the Tirthankaras. This study also includes informative material on Jaina Bronzes in Indian and foreign museums which show how varied and important is the contribution of artists and the Jainas to the metal work in Indian Art. This volume sets out to identify the grandeur, impressive architectural style and art form, of Jaina temples, Jaina caves, Jaina images and Jaina Bronzes, which have a unique place in the vast realm of temple architecture and plastic art of the country.