Distinction in Indian Iconography [Figs. 42-51]

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The paper was published in Bulletin of the Deccan College Research Institute 20 (S.K. De Felicitation Volume), Poona 1960, pp. 164-248.


 

Distinction in Indian Iconography

Figures 42-51:

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42.

Śiva's Gajāsurasahāramūrti. Tiruchcheṭṭagui. Rao, II, I, Pl. XXXII, Fig. 2. - § 6.

43.

Seated Buddha (Māra's attack). Mathurā. Coomaraswamy l.c. Fig. 104. - § 6.

44.

Vaisnava god. Bādāmi. Rao, I, I, Pl. LXXV. - § 6.

45.

Male figure belonging to a double-faced human capital at Pawaya. Annual Report (Gwalior) 1927/28, Pl. VI, a. Cf. the Gupta pillar at Eran. A human figure with an elaborate halo (substitute for the cakra?) stood also on a Gupta pillar at Sāñcī (Marshall-Foucher, ñchī III, Pl. 108b); the figure represented is in that case Vajrapāṇi. It seems that more than one deity could be shown in this way. - § 6.

46.

Śaiva goddess. Tiruppālatturai. Rao I, II, Pl. CVI. - § 6.

47.

Viṣṇu. Rungpur. Banerjea Pl. XXII, 3. - § 6.

48.

Vārāhī. Puri. Banerjea Pl. XLIV, 3. - § 6.

49.

Śiva's Dakiāmūrti. Madras. Rao II, I, Pl. LXXV, 2. - § 6.

50.

Śiva's Daksināmūrti. Nafijangodu. Rao II, I, Pl. LXXIX. - The two projections from head outward seem to represent the jaṭā. - § 6.

51.

Five grahas. Deogarh (lintel of the inner door-frame of temple No. 12). - § 21.

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Bulletin of the Deccan College Research Institute 20 (1960)

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