Jaina monuments of Orissa
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Published by D.K. Publications, Distributed by D.K. Publishers" Distributors in Delhi, New Delhi .
Written in English



  • India,
  • Orissa.


  • Jaina art -- India -- Orissa.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementR.P. Mohapatra.
LC ClassificationsN8199.J36 I45 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 254 p., [102] p. of plates :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2831498M
LC Control Number83907388

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"The present book on Jaina Art and Architecture: Northern and Eastern India, based on the scholarly studies and researches of learned art historians, museologists and archaeologists, traces the historical as well as mythological concepts of Jaina art besides religious touch and symbolism in ancient Jaina sculpture, focusing attention on Northern and Eastern India. From the Jacket Bijay Kumar Rath (B. ) did his M. A. in History from the Berhampur University, Ganjam in He joined the Berhampur University, first as a University scholar and later as a UGC Fellow from to He joined the State Archaeology Department, Bhubaneswar, as a Curator in He has spearheaded the Listing work of unprotected monuments of Orissa . Jaina Monuments Of Orissa; ation 1,Ansari Road Darya Ganj New Delhi; Mahaprajna, Yuvacarya; New Dimensions In Jaina Logic; Books By Author’s Name; Books By Publisher’s Name; List of Books, Topics & Sub-topics and Authors; Books Online. Jainworld Books In Indian Languages. Preksha Dhyana. About the Book In an evolutionary and everchanging religious back-ground on all India basis, Orissa has been a stronghold of Buddhism, jainism, saivism and saktism from time to time as different branches of Hinduism with their characteristic features and doctrines. occuarence of these religious changes has got royal patronage in the form of architectural monuments, .

  Chapters 8 and 9 are devoted to the adornment peculiarities of individual male and female deities respectively. drawings of the ornaments and excellent photographs given at the end of the book are particularly delightful. An exhaustive glossary on ornaments enhances the usefulness of the book. ROAD DARYA GANJ NEW DELHI JAINA MONUMENTS OF ORISSA SHAH, U.P. JAINA ONTOLOGY DR. K. K. DIXIE L.D. INSTITUTE OF INDOLOGY AHMEDABAD 9 INDIA JAINA PAINTINGS VOL 2 SARABHAI M. NAWAB SARABHAI MANILAL JAINA PHYCHOLOGY MEHTA, M.L. Shri Harjas Rai Jain Jaina Psychology Jain, C.R. The Indian Press, Ltd. Preface 'One who transcends this world (ocean), is called a tirtha. This and alike truisms imply that on a visit to 'shrines' or 'tirthas' one takes time off from one's worldy attachments and moves in search of peace of mind and purity of soul. Tirthas are places associated with life and deeds of great teachers and are embellished with one or many shrines dedicated to the deities of one or. may be more Jaina monuments and serpent image available in Western Orissa, and it seems that there is a lack of excavation in Western Orissa, while most of the informations and excavations regarding Jaina temple available in other part of Orissa in the period under review. The present study which is trying to dictate the in-depth information regardingFile Size: 22KB.

The wealthy Jaina merchants came forward to keep alive the faith as well as the art tradition. The treatise “Jaina Art in Odisha” presents lucidly the Jaina icons and architecture that eveloped and developed in the state from the time of the Aira Monarch Mahameghavahana Kharavela in the l-century B.C. till about 11thth century A.D. Buddhist Shrines & Jain Monuments in Odisha (Orissa) Dhauli The Daya river is said to have turned red with the blood of the many deceased after the battle and enabled Ashoka to realize the magnitude of horror associated with war. About Jainism in Orissa, it was the 23rd Tirthankara, Parsvanath, who gave the fillip to the tradition and did considerable preaching here in the 8th century BC. A King named Karakandu of Kalinga built Karakanda Vihar for the propagation of Jainism. It is also mentioned that the most famous of 24 Jain Tirthankaras, the last.   The entire State is dotted with a large number of standing monuments such as early Jaina caves, medieval Jaina temples; Buddhist viharas, chaityas and stupas, Hindu, temples, mathas; mosques; churches, ancient and medieval forts; palaces of erstwhile kings and ruling chiefs and the colonial architecture built during the British rule in Orissa.