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Jaina Rocks - Cut Caves in Western India
Author : Shah, Viraj
ISBN : 978-81-7320-078-6
Edition : 2008
Language : English
Size & Pages : Size 29 cm, pp. 500, Illus., (Col.), 2008
Publisher : Agam Kala Prakashan
Format : Hardbound
Price : Rs. 4900


This excellent book brings to light 70 rock-cut caves excavated from 1st century B.C. to 15th century A.D. It is a welcome addition to literature on Jain architecture. Buddhist and Brahmanical cavesites the Ajanta Ellora and Elephenta are world famous but Jaina caves except Ellora are little known. This book documents each Jaina cave that has come to light in the region so far its architecture, iconography, stylistic features, etc.


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