Posted: 23.03.2012
By Prof. Dr. Klaus Bruhn
The essay was published in Berliner Indologische Studien No. 13/14. 2000, pp. 273-337 . § 12. Bibliography A. Ancient Texts Ka “ Ka“ stands for the (unpublished?) Kanarese manuscript (text) on which Jas. B urgess ' (Alexander R ea's ) document of the YY was based. The descriptions are not identical with those of the Prati ṣṭ hāsāroddhāra. Hingorani Di: 9; G lasenapp Jn: 532-533;...
Posted: 22.03.2012
By Prof. Dr. Klaus Bruhn
The essay was published in Berliner Indologische Studien No. 13/14. 2000, pp. 273-337 . § 11. Abbreviations and Terminology Ambikā The position of Ambikā follows from the context. Apart from “K-and-A“ we have not used special terms. Common denominator: mango bunch and child(ren). See §§ 3-6. Apraticakrā Identical with → Cakreśvarī. Attendant deity Any deity, identified or not, in...
Posted: 21.03.2012
By Prof. Dr. Klaus Bruhn
The essay was published in Berliner Indologische Studien No. 13/14. 2000, pp. 273-337 . § 10. List of Figures and Notes (IV) Fig. 15 Fig. 16 Fig. 17 Figs. 15-17. § 5. Three niche figures of Deogarh Temple No. 12. A.D. 850-900. Fig. 15 published Tiwari Ch: pl. 21, fig. 1. - Fig. 15 (Cakreśvarī: JID, fig. 55), fig. 16 (Ambikā: JID, fig. 58) and fig. 17 (Sarasvatī: JID, fig. 52). The male figure to...
Posted: 20.03.2012
By Prof. Dr. Klaus Bruhn
The essay was published in Berliner Indologische Studien No. 13/14. 2000, pp. 273-337 . § 10. List of Figures and Notes (III) Fig. 11 § 3. Kubera in the Jaina compound of Deogarh (Wall-Section VII, see JID: fig. 392). A.D. 950-1000. - It is not possible to say whether the slab is complete or part of a larger composition. The figure is at any rate Jaina, as there has never been a Hindu temple in the area...
Posted: 19.03.2012
By Prof. Dr. Klaus Bruhn
The essay was published in Berliner Indologische Studien No. 13/14. 2000, pp. 273-337 . § 10. List of Figures and Notes (II) Fig. 6 § 3 . Kubera-and-Ambikā. Gwalior Fort. Rock-cut. A.D. 700-800. - This is the only great multi-figured relief of K-and-A in Northern India, and perhaps the only case where K-and-A appear together but not below a dominating Jina. We have published the relief already twice (JID:...
Posted: 16.03.2012
By Prof. Dr. Klaus Bruhn
The essay was published in Berliner Indologische Studien No. 13/14. 2000, pp. 273-337 . § 10. List of Figures and Notes (I) Fig. 1 § 2. Jaina couple from Sahet-Mahet, now State Museum, Lucknow. A .D. 800-900. S hah Pa: fig.11c. - If better preserved, the piece would show some interesting iconographic details. Compare for posture, and style, K rishna Gu: pls. 53 (Umā and Maheśvara) and 93 (Kubera and wife)...
Posted: 15.03.2012
By Prof. Dr. Klaus Bruhn
The essay was published in Berliner Indologische Studien No. 13/14. 2000, pp. 273-337 . § 9. Questions of the “Interested Layman“ Didactic as well as more general considerations have prompted us to attach considerable importance to the subject of questions arising in the mind of the observer. An interested layman may ask the following questions (some discussed above, some not): Why are so many Jina images...
Posted: 14.03.2012
By Prof. Dr. Klaus Bruhn
The essay was published in Berliner Indologische Studien No. 13/14. 2000, pp. 273-337 . § 8. Text and Image The present article is largely connected with text-image differences. We have mentioned the problem already at the end of § 4. Below we shall treat the issue again in a more general manner. We will distinguish between various forms of text-image differences. There is - our first type - a difference...
Posted: 13.03.2012
By Prof. Dr. Klaus Bruhn
The essay was published in Berliner Indologische Studien No. 13/14. 2000, pp. 273-337 . § 7. The Concept of Type In connection with Bruhn Gr I, two corrections/additions are necessary. They concern the concept of type (Bruhn Gr I: §§ 2-3, also JID: ch. 22) and the issue of text-image differences (B ruhn Gr I: § 1). See our sections 7-8 (and 6). Type is not a basic unit like “motif or “motifeme“ in...
Posted: 12.03.2012
By Prof. Dr. Klaus Bruhn
The essay was published in Berliner Indologische Studien No. 13/14. 2000, pp. 273-337 . § 6. The Real Pantheon Jaina gods and goddesses are an important element of Jaina iconography. Since we have invalidated the traditional system of YY, we are now forced to supply another frame for the Jaina deities. Hence our concept of the “real pantheon“ which will be described below. The “real pantheon“...

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