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Author Owen, Lisa
Title Carving Devotion in the Jain Caves at Ellora : Carving Devotion in the Jain Caves at Ellora
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2012
©2012
book jacket
Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (303 pages)
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Series Brill's Indological Library ;; v.41
Brill's Indological Library
Note Intro -- LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- INTRODUCTION -- 0.1 Ellora's Jain Caves: A New Perspective -- 0.2 Ellora's Jain Caves in Context -- 0.3 Organization of the Book -- CARVING THE SAMAVASARAṆA -- 1.1 The Assembly of Worshippers at Ellora -- 1.2 Further Evidence From Ellora's Antechambers -- 1.3 Ellora as the Samavasaraṇa -- 1.4 Samavasaraṇas on Earth -- CARVING THE LIBERATED -- 2.1 Ellora's Main Shrine Jinas -- 2.2 The Aṣṭamahāprātihārya -- 2.2.1 Elements Supporting the Jina -- 2.2.2 Elements Crowning the Jina -- 2.2.3 Elements Attending the Jina -- 2.3 More than Ornamentation -- CARVING THE DIVINE -- 3.1 Images of the Jain Yakṣā and yakṣī at Ellora -- 3.2 Jain Deities in a Broader Context at Ellora -- 3.3 the Yakṣa/Yakṣī Pair as Śāsanadevatās -- 3.4 Cakreśvarī, Padmāvatī, and other Goddesses -- 3.5 Wealth, Fecundity, and Protection at Ellora -- CARVING ELLORA'S JAIN PATRONS -- 4.1 the Rāṣṭrakūṭas: A question of Patronage -- 4.2 At the Feet of a Jina -- 4.3 Devoted Patrons in Ellora's Jain Caves -- 4.4 Brahmacārins and their Presentations as Donors -- 4.5 Portraits of Āryikas at Ellora -- 4.6 A New Look at Patronage at Ellora -- CARVING SACRED SPACE -- 5.1 Creating a Celestial Environment -- 5.2 Reconstructing medieval Lay Pūjā -- 5.2.1 Acts of Pūjā -- 5.2.2 Lustrating the Jina at Ellora -- CARVING A LARGER JAIN WORLD -- 6.1 Ellora's Last Phase of Activity -- 6.2 Contemporary Devotion at Ellora -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX -- FIGURES
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
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Owen, Lisa Carving Devotion in the Jain Caves at Ellora : Carving Devotion in the Jain Caves at Ellora Leiden : BRILL,c2012 9789004206298
Subject Jaina art -- India -- Ellora Caves.;Jaina cave temples -- India -- Ellora Caves.;Ellora Caves (India)
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