Victorious Ones: Jain Images of Perfection

By: Phyllis Granoff (ed.)

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Victorious Ones is a catalogue of sculptures and paintings of Jainism—one of India’s three classical religions.With essays by leading scholars of Asian religions and art, this book illuminates the core ideas of Jainism and its founding fi gures, the Jinas, Conquerors or Tirthankaras, and the various spaces they sanctify. Jainism off ers its practitioners liberation from all suff ering, preaching a doctrine of nonviolence.Th e liberated Jinas are accessible to us through their teachings and images. Th ey are depicted on painted maps of the Jain universe and also worshiped at famous pilgrimage sites and in private domestic shrines. Th e publication shows several sacred spaces, as well as illustrated manuscripts of sacred text of Jains. Many of the objects discussed and illustrated here have never been published before. Th e book is a companion to an exhibition organized and presented by the Rubin Museum of Art, NewYork from 28 September 2009 to 15 February 2010. spaces they sanctify. Jainism offers its practitioners liberation from all suffering, preaching a doctrine of nonviolence. The liberated Jinas are accessible to us through their teachings and images. They are depicted on painted maps of the Jain universe and also worshiped at famous pilgrimage sites and in private domestic shrines. The publication shows several sacred spaces, as well as illustrated manuscripts of sacred text of Jains. Many of the objects discussed and illustrated here have never been published before. The book is a companion to an exhibition organized and presented by the Rubin Museum of Art, New York from 28 September 2009 to 15 February 2010. Printed Pages: 308 with numerous colour illustrations.

Title: Victorious Ones: Jain Images of Perfection

Author Name: Phyllis Granoff (ed.)

Categories: Jainism, India, Art & Art History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Ahmedabad, India, Mapin Publishing: 2009

ISBN: 8189995294

ISBN 13: 9788189995294

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 25 x 30 Cm

Seller ID: 030149

Keywords: Victorious Ones Jain Images Jaina Jainism India