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

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dc.contributor.authorKramrisch, Stella
dc.contributor.authorPhotographer: Basham, Arthur Llewellyn
dc.coverage.spatialIndia (Dilwara Temples, Rajasthan)
dc.date.accessioned2019-10-15T01:01:27Z
dc.date.available2019-10-15T01:01:27Z
dc.date.created1954
dc.identifierANUA 682-1333
dc.identifier.otherIM-403
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/176327
dc.descriptionHalf-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.
dc.format.extent35mm
dc.format.mediummounted transparency
dc.format.mediumb&w
dc.format.mimetypeimage/tiff
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofseriesBasham Collection
dc.subjectGujarat & South Rajasthan
dc.subjectarchitecture
dc.subjectstone sculpture
dc.subjectbook scan
dc.titleMount Abu, Vimala Vasahi (Temple of Adinatha), Dilwara
dc.typeImage
local.description.notesSource: S. Kramrisch, The Art of India. London, Phaidon Press, 1954, ill. 135
dc.date.updated2019-10-15T01:01:26Z
dc.provenanceDigitised by the Australian National University in 2019
dc.rights.licenseThis item is provided for research purposes. Contact the Australian National University Archives at butlin.archives@anu.edu.au for permission to use.
CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham

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