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Cave temples of the Pāṇḍya country, art and ritual

V. Latha

Cave temples of the Pāṇḍya country, art and ritual

with special reference to Putukkōṭṭai region

by V. Latha

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Published by Sharada Pub. House in Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Pudukkotai.
    • Subjects:
    • Cave temples -- India -- Pudukkotai,
    • Architecture, Hindu -- India -- Pudukkotai,
    • Temples, Hindu -- India -- Pudukkotai,
    • Sculpture, Hindu -- India -- Pudukkotai

    • About the Edition

      On the architecture and temple history of erstwhile Pudukkottai District, India; also includes architectural renderings.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesCave temples of the Pāṇḍya country, art & ritual
      StatementV. Latha ; foreword, Raju Kalidos.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA6007+
      The Physical Object
      Pagination171 p. [38] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages171
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3443578M
      ISBN 108188934224
      LC Control Number2005320468

      Although construction of the cave temples at Longmen were begun in the early sixth century, the bulk of the sculptures there date from the Tang period. One of the more illustrious patrons of the caves was Empress Wu, the controversial Tang ruler who commissioned approximately images for the Longmen caves between the years and Reconstructing a Chronological Sequence of the Second-phase Cave temples 3. Summary of the Chronology of the Second-phase Cave temples. Chapter Five. Considering Karmic Narratives And Liturgical Functions. 1. Reading the Iconography 2. Modes of Narratives and Viewers’ Response 3. Ritual and Function in a Rock-cut Cave Sanctuary 4.

      Cave Temples of Dunhuang: Buddhist Art on China’s Silk Road explores the significance of the Mogao Grottoes and highlights the more than 25 years of collaboration between the Getty Conservation Institute and the Dunhuang Academy to protect and conserve this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Location of Dambulla cave temple in Sri Lanka. Dambulla cave temple (Sinhalese: Dam̆būlū Len Vihāraya, Tamil Tampuḷḷai Poṟkōvil) also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site () in Sri Lanka, situated in the central part of the country. This site is situated kilometres (92 mi) east of Colombo, 72 kilometres (45 mi) north of Kandy and 43 km (27 mi) north of .

      The Mogao grottoes in northwestern China, located near the town of Dunhuang on the fabled Silk Road, constitute one of the world’s most significant sites of Buddhist art. This sumptuous exhibition catalogue explores and celebrates this UNESCO World Heritage Site. c) Cave Temples In the history of Chinese Buddhist art and architecture, the most important link is the rock cave, or cave temple, and all of the art contained within. Cave temples are cavities of various sizes that are chiseled directly out of solid rock, sometimes directly on the face of .


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Cave Temples of Mogao: Art and History on the Silk Road (Conservation and Cultural Heritage Series): Whitfield, Roderick, Whitfield, Susan, Agnew, Neville, Conner, Lois, Jian, Wu: : Books. Skip to main by: 3. Dayalan's present work on the Cave-temples in the regions of the Pandya, Muttaraiya, Atiyaman and Ay dynasties in Tamil Nadu and Kerala is in a broad sense the continuation of the work carried out by Padmabhusan Late Shri K.R.

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Cave Temples of Pandya Country: Art and Ritual. New Delhi. Sharada Publishing House. ISBN ; Mahalingam, T V ().

A Topographical List of Inscriptions in the Tamilnadu and Kerala States Vol VI. New Delhi. S Chand & Company Ltd. Srinivasan, K R (). Temples of South India. New Delhi. National Book Trust of India.

ISBN Cave temples of Mogao: art and history on the silk road User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict For years, from C.E. to C.E., Buddhists in the isolated desert oasis of Dunhuang (or Tun-huang) dug a series of caves and decorated them with a vibrant array of wall frescoes and.

Cave temples in Peninsula Malaysia. Malaysia is a multi racial country, the three main races being Malay, Chinese and Indian. Although Islam is the official religion, other races are allowed to practise their religions. This is reflected in the number of cave temples in Malaysia.

For centuries, caves – especially in southeast Asia – have been used by Hindus and Buddhists as places of worship, for meditation, for. How to Reach Pataleshwar Cave Temple. By air: Pune airport, which is well connected with major airports across the country, is the nearest airstrip to the Pataleshwar Cave Temple.

Take a taxi or an auto and head towards Jungli Maharaj Road where the temple is located. By rail: Pune Railway Station is the nearest railhead from the Pataleshwar Cave Temple. Rock-cut cave temples were first developed in ancient India at sites such as Ajanta, as a means of spreading Buddhist ideas.

The tradition migrated to China hand in hand with Buddhism itself, making its way along the Silk Route via Afghanistan and the deserts of central Asia into the Yellow River valley in northern China. caves, temple cities, and temples. The oldest Jain cave temple is Maharashtra is found in Ter near Osmanabad and at Nagar and Mandhal in Vidarbha region carved in 5th to 7th century.

(Kabade, ) Jain architecture at various places is understood through three volumes of 'Jain Art and Architecture' by A. Ghosh. 'Jain art. The Ajanta cave arts are a window into the culture, society and religiosity of the native population of India between the 2nd century BCE and 5th century CE.

Different scholars have variously interpreted them from the perspective of gender studies, history, sociology, and the anthropology of South Asia. About the Book This volume contains twenty articles covering different aspects of South Indian Temples and Society, which include the following facets like: Power and Legitimacy of Medieval South Indian Temples; Role of Religion in the Chola State and Society; Science behind Temple Worship; Cultural Aspects of Hindu Temples; Administrators and other Functionaries of the Hindu Temples; Temple.

Description Roderick Whitfield, Susan Whitfield, and Neville Agnew The Mogao grottoes in China, situated near the town of Dunhuang on the fabled Silk Road, constitute one of the world’s most significant sites of Buddhist art.

The hundreds of caves carved into rock cliffs at the edge of the Gobi desert preserve one thou. Kailash Temple: Culmination of Monolithic Architecture at Ellora There is some conceptual relation between Kailaśa temple and the Virupaksha temple at Pattadakal and Kailaśanath temple of Kanchipuram.7 But here Soundrarajan8 has opined that „Undeniably, all the three are of the same genre—the southern architectural style – but perhaps the resemblance almost.

There are over caves at the site, all excavated from the basalt cliffs in the Charanandri Hills, 34 of which are open to public. These consist of 12 Buddhist (caves 1–12), 17 Hindu (caves 13–29) and 5 Jain (caves 30–34) caves, each group representing deities and mythologies prevalent in the 1st millennium CE, as well as monasteries of each respective religion.

The main reason behind this is the continuous royal patronage received by these shrines. The cave temple complex at Maliyadipatti is consisted of two caves, one dedicated to Shiva and another to Vishnu.

Vishnu cave temple is locally known as Olipathivishnu-griham 1 and Shiva cave temple is known as Alathurthali 2 cave. Both the caves are living. Other articles where Cave temple is discussed: Chinese architecture: The Sui (–) and Tang (–) dynasties: Tang cave temples at Dunhuang were increasingly Sinicized, abandoning the Indianesque central pillar, the circumambulated focus of worship which in Six Dynasties caves was sculpted and painted on all four sides with Buddhist paradises.

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