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Jain Temples of Rajasthan

By: Shdev Kumar

Price: $62.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts in Association with Abhinav Publications: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037937

ISBN: 8170173485

Condition: Brand New


The Jain temples at Dilwara in Mount Abu evoke a sense of awe for their sculptural artistry. Numerous gods and goddesses, yaksas and yaksis, dancers and musicians, apsaras and nagins, as well as flowers and trees-mythic and real-adore every nook and corner of these temples. The most outstanding feature of these temples are the thousand-petalled lotuses that decorate the domes in the rangamandapas, signifying a very highly evolved technical and artistic achievement. Using these temples as nodal points for a photographic and a reflective study, Professor Sehdev Kumar explores the artistic nuanc... View more info