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Mount Abu, Vimala Vasahi (Temple of Adinatha), Dilwara

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CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham
Title: Mount Abu, Vimala Vasahi (Temple of Adinatha), Dilwara
Author(s): Kramrisch, Stella
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: Gujarat & South Rajasthan;architecture;stone sculpture;book scan
Series/Report no.: Basham Collection
Description: Half-lotuses, then goddesses, then tier with flying spirits. Each dancer is accompanied by a diminutive male figure and by her tree. In her raised right hand is swords [sic]. The dancers may be associated with a Mahavidya, such as the 6th or the 13th Vidyadevi, out of the 16 Vidyadevis or Tantric, spell-binding goddesses of the Jains. -- Goddesses holding swords on part of small dome in centre of mandapa, 2 out of the 8 struts. White marble. c. 1031. Strut = c. 3 ft.
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-1333


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