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Art of Osian temples

socio-economic and religious life in India, 8th-12th centuries A.D.

by Asha Kalia

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Published by Humanities Press in Atlantic Highlands, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jaina temples,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Hindu temples,
  • Religious life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [173]-176).

    StatementAsha Kalia ; foreword by B.N. Sharma
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 179 p., [30] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24928285M
    ISBN 100391025589
    ISBN 109780391025585
    OCLC/WorldCa10789144

    The Surya temple, located in Osian, near Jodhpur of Rajasthan is dedicated to the Sun God, Surya as the name suggests. It has the idol of Lord Surya and the idols of Lord Ganesha and Goddess Durga are also kept in the temple along with temple is also popularly known as "Khajuraho of Rajasthan"/5(49). About the Book The jain temples at Dilwara in Mount Abu evoke a sense of awe for their sculptural artistry. Unnamed artists who had, for years, created exquisite pieces who had, for years, created exquisite pieces in ivory, now worked with marble, sculpting ceilings and domes, columns and walls, creating works of unparalleled beauty. They carried forward, and deepened, a rich tradition of.

      The Osian Sri Mahavir Bhagavan Jain Temple is situated 65 km from Jodhpur and around km to Sachiya Mata temple of Osian. Lucky our driver knew the directions to the place. The entrance is unassuming but once I entered the temple, I was stunned to silence at the intricate worksmanship all over the 8th century temple.5/5(39). Photos of Osian, see photos of Osian, Rajasthan by travellers Images of Sachiya Mata Temple. Images of Surya Temple. Images of Kali Temple. Images of The Mahavira Temple. Images of Harihara Temples. Related Posts about Osian. Places to visit near Delhi. Book Customized Package >.

    This page provides information about Osian Temple. Osian is an ancient city located on the edge of the Thar Desert in the North-Western Indian state of Rajasthan. Located close to Jodhpur, the city is home to a myriad Hindu and Jain temples.   Love, cast in stone: Temples in India depicting erotic art Amidst the sand dunes of Thar, Osian has a cluster of Hindu and Jain temples dating back to the 11 century AD. The Sachiya Mata temple dedicated to the resident Goddess has a gorgeous carved archway leading up to the shrine and has some beautiful depiction of erotic love locked Author: Piya Bose.


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Art of Osian temples by Asha Kalia Download PDF EPUB FB2

To demonstrate their love for God, for what He had given them, they built shrines and temples. The temples of Osian are comparable in beauty to those of Khajuraho and Bhubaneswar.

The temples of Osian, though in a poor state now, have preserved their record well. The temples read like an. Art of Osian Temples: Socio-economic and Religious Life in India, 8thth Centuries A.D. Asha Kalia Abhinav Publications, - Gods, Hindu, in art - pages.

About the Book: The present book a comprehensive study of the problems connected with the history, art and archaeology of Osian, a well-known pilgrimage and art centre of western India, regarded as the cradle of the Oswals. A veritable cultural oasis in the Thar Desert, Osian can well be compared with Khajuraho and Bhuvaneshwar.5/5(2).

Art of Osian Temples "This book is a result of several years of intensive research which consisted of several visits to the pleasing hamlet of Osian, the libraries and museums of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and New Delhi. Osian of today is a small town, but in its heyday, it. Art of Osian temples: socio-economic and religious life in India, 8thth centuries A.D.

by Kalia, AshaPages: Another attraction of Osian on the western outskirts is a Jain group of temples comprising of Art of Osian temples book main temple with seven other smaller temples and a dharmshala.

The architecture, depicting the life story of Bhagvan Neminath, the twenty-second Jain Tirthankar, is a feast for the eyes.

The red stones rendering life to the walls and pillars looked. Osian TempleThe ancient city of Osian is famous for its architectural temples that date back to medieval age. Located at the verge of the Thar Desert, Osiyan can be easily reached from anywhere in Rajasthan. Osian is accessible from Jodhpur that lies at a distance of 65 kms in the north-west.

Rear side of the temple. Temple design is that in centre is main mandir with small temples on both sides of the main temple, pics of which you shall see later. Shikhara of temple clicked at about am in the morning. If u want good pics suggest leave Jodhpur at 6am to reach Osian by 7.

Time referring to is winters, I went in Feb. The Surya temple dedicated to the Sun God also houses the idols of Goddess Durga and Lord Ganesha.

On the ceiling of the temple you will get to see images of serpents that are coiled around the lotus flowers. The temples in Osian also comprised of the Harihara temples. Source. Kalia, Asha (), Art of Osian Temples: Socio-economic and Religious Life in India, 8thth Centuries A.D., Abhinav Publications, ISBN Cort, John E.

(), Open Boundaries: Jain Communities and Cultures in Indian History, SUNY Press, ISBN Weisgrau, Maxine; Henderson, Carol (), Raj Rhapsodies: Tourism, Heritage and the Seduction of History, Routledge Affiliation: Jainism.

Art of Osian Temples: Socio-economic and Religious Life in India, 8thth Centuries A.D. Abhinav Publications. ISBN Retrieved 7 February District: Jodhpur.

Temples in Osian: Travel Guide - Get information on famous & tourism Temples in Osian. Also find out attractions, weather, nightlife, festivals, sightseeing, maps & photos of OsianTemples at.

Title: Osian: History, Archaeology, Art and Architecture Author Name: Devendra Handa Categories: India, Architecture, Art & Art History, Archaeology, History, Culture. The ancient Thar Desert town of Osian, 65km north of Jodhpur, was an important trading centre between the 8th and 12th centuries.

Known as Upkeshpur, it was dominated by the Jains, whose wealth left a legacy of exquisitely sculpted, well-preserved temples.

The Mahavira Temple surrounds an image of the 24th tirthankar (great Jain teacher), formed from sand and milk. Some of the temples of Osian dates back to the 8th century.

A look at the temples in Osian provides a glimpse of the cultural, heritage and spiritual life of the Gujara Pratiharas. These temples of Osian in Rajasthan are not just the places of worship but also are the exquisite work of art and frescoes.

Visit Sachiya Mata Temple dedicated to. Art of Osian temples: socio-economic and religious life in India, 8thth centuries A.D. PDF Download The Temples of Lhasa: Tibetan Buddhist Architecture from the 7th to the 21st Centuries. Apyihserh. Ikuti. 4 tahun yang lalu PDF The Temples of Lhasa Tibetan Buddhist Architecture from the 7th to the 21st Centuries PDF Full Ebook.

Genevievevarvara Thalie Art of Osian Temples: Socio-Economic and Religious Life in India 8Th. the osian is supposed to be the village from where all Oswal jains seem to have emerged. A temple sculpture in Osian.

55 km from Jodhpur is the sleepy village of Osian. old artistic havelis, lovely children who ask for pens to write their homework for school, saturated in the smiles and popular old temples from 11to 12 century by Gurjara Partiharas.

"Osian Temples" The great centre of Jain and Brahmana religions, the construction of Osian temples took place in 2 periods. In the first part, around 12 temples were built while in the second part around 6 temples were erected here.

Osian a very old small temple town in the Thar Desert which is situated about 65 kms to the north west of Jodhpur. Osian is a huge centre of Jain and Brahmanical religions. Osian has the largest group of Hindu and Jain temples in Rajasthan which belongs to the two periods, 8th century temple which is symbolized by about 12 temples and 12th century symbolized by 6 temples.

Studies in the history, religion and art of classical and mediaeval India. Hermann Goetz Contents. The Crisis of the Migration Period and Other Key Problems of Indian. Osian one of the first Monuments of Mediaeval Indian Art Reprint from. The Historical Background of the Great Temples of Khajuraho Reprint About Google Books.Osian Temple Group.

Rajasthan, India Rajisthan's largest group of early Hindu and Jain temples lies strung out along the road at Osian, which from this point runs south 64 km to Jodhpur. The temples were mostly built in the Pratihara period, 8th - 9th century, except for Mahavira temple (Jain, mostly 11th century) and Sachiya Mata temple (Hindu, 11th - 12th century).Esamskriti: An online photo gallery of Jain Temples.

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