Classification in Indian Iconography [Part 7]

Published: 07.06.2012


Fig. 1:

Kṛṣṇa and Arjuna watching the fight between Bhīma and Jarāsandha (Documentation No. 1); Photograph: Berlin Museum of Indian Art.

Fig. 2:

Kṛṣṇa lifting up Mt. Govardhana. Daśāvatāra Cave at Ellora (Documentation No. 35); Photograph: G. v. Mitterwallner.

Fig. 3:

Kṛṣṇa scenes on a pillar of the Mallikārjuna temple at Pattadakal (Documentation No. 38). Medaillon: Kṛṣṇa lifting up Mt. Govardhana; oblong panel: Kṛṣṇa (Balarāma) fighting demons; Photograph: M.S. Nagaraja Rao.

Fig. 4:

Kṛṣṇa scenes on a pillar of the Virūpākṣa temple at Pattadakal (Documentation No. 34). Kṛṣṇa Kāliyadamana, Kṛṣṇa Govardhanadhara, Balarāma (or Kṛṣṇa) fighting the demon Pralamba; Photograph: M.S. Nagaraja Rao.

Fig. 5:

Kṛṣṇa scenes on the inner architrave (northern architrave) of the Caturbhja temple at Gwalior. - Extreme right: adjoining panel (eastern architrave), continuation of the frieze (showing inter alia Kṛṣṇa Govardhanadhara, Documentation No. 29). Extreme left: inscription above the doorway to the cella - Samvat 932-933. Photograph: G. v. Mitterwallner.


German Scholars on India - Contributions to Indian Studies, Vol. II

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