Posted: 18.06.2012
By Prof. Dr. Adinath Neminath Upadhye
Photos: Photo no. 1 Bahubali, Jaincave, Badami . Photo no. 2 Bahubali, Kalugumalai. Photo no. 3 Sculptured panels of Bahubali and Parsvanatha. Photo no. 4 Annamali, Samanar Koyil (rock-cut temple), Jaina images cut on a boulder. Photo no. 5 (i) Penance of Bahubali, Jain Caves at Ellora. Photo no. 5 (ii) Photo no. 5 (iii) Photo no. 5 (iv) Photo no. 5 (v) Photo no. 5 (vi) Photo no. 5 (vii) Photo no. 6...
Posted: 15.06.2012
By Prof. Dr. Adinath Neminath Upadhye
The statue of Bahubali stands on the summit of the hill possibly carved-out of a boulder capping its peak. It is surrounded by a temple, the raparts of which are as high as the lower half of the image. It is cut out of fine grained light grey granite resting on the spot. It stands all nude with arms hanging down straight. The pedestal of the image represents as open lotus. There are anthills, cut in stone, with...
Posted: 14.06.2012
By Prof. Dr. Adinath Neminath Upadhye
The paper was published in February 1982 in Pratishthapana - A Commemoration Volume of the Pratishthapana and the Mahamastakabhisheka Ceremons of Bhagawan Bahubali at Dharmasthala , pp. 15-25. Bahubali - Gommatesvara श्रीमन्नभेयजातः प्रथममनसिजो नाभिराजस्य नप्ता देहं संसारभोगं तृणामिव...
Posted: 13.06.2012
By Prof. Dr. S. Prabhakar
The paper was published in February 1982 in Pratishthapana - A Commemoration Volume of the Pratishthapana and the Mahamastakabhisheka Ceremons of Bhagawan Bahubali at Dharmasthala , pp. 7-8. Shri Dharmasthala has a history of several centuries. This is one of the most ancient institutions of South India. In the early days the place was called "Kuduma"; "Kodu" means "to give". Therefore, "Koduma" or "Kuduma"...

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