CDR-2250: SR Set: Indian, Himalayan, Tibetan and Nepalese Art and Architecture

A profusion of sites covered include: Elephanta, Karle, Thanjavur, Mamallapuram, Ajanta, Sanchi, Deorgarh, Sarnath, Khajuraho, Agra, Badami, Ellora, Vijayanagar, Madurai and others. Revealing, sensuous details of pristine architectural exteriors allow for in-depth discussion and study.



Jia-2704
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Title: Prayer-Hall (Chaitya Hall)
Description: Arched opening of main entrance to the nave
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Jia-2705
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Title: Prayer-Hall (Chaitya Hall)
Description: Foyer (ca. 16x4.5 m), general lateral view with arch, beam & wall decorations including carved colossal elephants (bottom row of side wall)
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Jia-2706
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Title: Prayer-Hall (Chaitya Hall)
Description: Foyer, lateral view upward of side wall with blind arcades
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Jia-2707
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Title: Prayer-Hall (Chaitya Hall)
Description: Foyer, sculpted walls
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Jia-2708
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Title: Prayer-Hall (Chaitya Hall)
Description: Foyer, relief sculpture, detail: preaching Buddha (sculpted ca. late 5th c.)
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Jia-2709
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Title: Prayer-Hall (Chaitya Hall)
Description: Foyer, relief sculpture, detail: right of main entrance, couple (mithuna) on left & preaching Buddha on right
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Jia-2710
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Title: Prayer-Hall (Chaitya Hall)
Description: Foyer, relief sculpture, detail: right of main entrance, couple (mithuna)
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Jia-2711
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Title: Prayer-Hall (Chaitya Hall)
Description: Foyer, relief sculpture, detail: left of right side entrance, couple (mithuna)
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Jia-2712
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Title: Prayer-Hall (Chaitya Hall)
Description: Foyer, relief sculpture, detail: left of main entrance, couple (mithuna) with woman dancing
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Jia-2713
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Title: Prayer-Hall (Chaitya Hall)
Description: Foyer, relief sculpture, detail: far right corner, couple (mithuna), with colossal stone elephant on side wall
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Jia-2714
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Title: Prayer-Hall (Chaitya Hall)
Description: General view of entrance to rock-cut chaitya hall; modern Hindu temple tent at right
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Jia-2715
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Title: Prayer-Hall (Chaitya Hall)
Description: Foyer, detail: arches & vault decoration above side entrance
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Jia-2716
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Title: Prayer-Hall (Chaitya Hall)
Description: Column (stambha) of porch and column of outer screen-wall in front of arch
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Jia-2717
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Title: Prayer-Hall (Chaitya Hall)
Description: Porch, column (stambha), 11.4 m h., detail: capital crowned with four lions
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pia-0018
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Title: Maha Bodi Temple (Mulagandha Kuti Vihara) Complex
Description: View N: total fa├žade with small twin towers, large tower behind
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pia-0019
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Title: Maha Bodi Temple (Mulagandha Kuti Vihara) Complex
Description: Total, view W
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pia-0020
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Title: Maha Bodi Temple (Mulagandha Kuti Vihara) Complex
Description: Temple tower, view NW
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pia-0021
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Title: Maha Bodi Temple (Mulagandha Kuti Vihara) Complex
Description: Detail: E side with twin towers, view SW
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pia-0022
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Title: Maha Bodi Temple (Mulagandha Kuti Vihara) Complex
Description: Temple tower with monk & Buddha's sermon text
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pia-0023
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Title: Maha Bodi Temple (Mulagandha Kuti Vihara) Complex
Description: Bodhi tree (under one of which Buddha attained enlightenment)
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pia-0024
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Title: Maha Bodi Temple (Mulagandha Kuti Vihara) Complex
Description: Detail sculptural group: Buddha preaching to first disciples
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pia-0025
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Title: Maha Bodi Temple (Mulagandha Kuti Vihara) Complex
Description: Temple interior, 1930s, artist: Kosetsu Nosu (Japan), painting, Buddha-to-be with hand stretched toward earth to witness his right to attain enlightenment
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pia-0026
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Title: Maha Bodi Temple (Mulagandha Kuti Vihara) Complex
Description: Temple interior, detail: right side, demons of Mara tempting Buddha-to-be
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pia-0027
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Title: Maha Bodi Temple (Mulagandha Kuti Vihara) Complex
Description: Temple interior, detail: left side, demons of Mara tempting Buddha-to-be
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pia-0028
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Title: Maha Bodi Temple (Mulagandha Kuti Vihara) Complex
Description: Temple interior, detail: Buddha in hand gesture of preaching (dharma-chakra mudra)
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pia-0029
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Title: Maha Bodi Temple (Mulagandha Kuti Vihara) Complex
Description: Main shrine with Buddha image from front
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kia-0597
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Title: Dhamekh Stupa
Description: Axial total view from S
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kia-0598
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Title: Dhamekh Stupa
Description: Total, view NE
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kia-0599
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Title: Dhamekh Stupa
Description: Base of stupa, view ENE
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kia-0600
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Title: Mulagandha Kuti Archeological Site: Temple ruins
Description: Temple view WNW
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kia-0601
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Title: Badami Caves and Surroundings
Description: General view of cave
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kia-0602
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Title: Badami Caves and Surroundings
Description: stairs leading up the caves, with people for scale
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kia-0603
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Title: Badami Caves and Surroundings
Description: Landscape toward N over Agastya lake
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kia-0604
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Title: Badami Caves and Surroundings
Description: Landscape toward N over Agastya lake
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kia-0605
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Title: Badami Caves and Surroundings
Description: cityscape
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kia-0606
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Title: Badami: Cave 1
Description: Relief panel of Shiva as Lord of the Dance (Nataraja) shown with 18 arms & accompanied by his bull mount Nandi, dancing Ganesha & drummer
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kia-0607
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Title: Badami: Cave 1
Description: Guide following the dance pose of Shiva as Lord of the Dance (Nataraja) for scale
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kia-0608
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Title: Badami: Cave 1
Description: Relief panel of Vishnu-Shiva composite (Hari-hara) with respective consorts Lakshmi & Parvati & frieze of dwarfs (ganas), below
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kia-0609
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Title: Badami: Cave 2
Description: Relief panel of Vishnu as Cosmic Boar (Varaha) rescuing the Earth Goddess (Prithvi) & frieze of dwarfs (ganas), below
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kia-0610
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Title: Badami: Cave 2
Description: Relief panel of Vishnu in his 5th incarnation, the dwarf (Vamana) who grew in size to stride across the universe in three steps (epithet: Trivikrama); frieze of dwarfs (ganas), below
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.