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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 2017) 67 (2): 189–208.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Vivek Gupta Abstract In Persian and Arabic ‘ain carries several meanings, including “eye, vision, a fountain, wellspring, or source.” The poetry of the Sufi shaikh Shah Ni‘matullah Vali (Kirman-Mahan, Iran, 1330–1431) inscribed in the shrine of the Bahmani sultan Ahmad Shah al-Wali al-Bahmani...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 2017) 67 (2): 143–187.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Rob Linrothe Abstract This essay argues that the design strategies of the murals in the Akaniṣṭha Shrine, the top-floor shrine at Tāranātha's Takden Phuntsokling, were intended to provoke in the viewer a type of absorption compatible with Tibetan Buddhist values. This would have been in line with...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2011) 61 (1): 61–89.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Vidya Dehejia; Peter Rockwell Abstract India has a rich tradition of monuments cut from living rock, ranging from cave-shrines with a single façade to entire monolithic temples with both an interior and an exterior excavated from a mountainside. At a rough count more than eleven hundred caves and...
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Figure 3. Iconographic layout of Akaniṣṭha Shrine. Numbers indicate main themes, letters indicate Life of the Buddha episodes. Drawing by Mel Keiser. For a detailed identification of the numbers and letters, see appendix . Figure 3. Iconographic layout of Akaniṣṭha Shrine. Numbers indicate More
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Figure 5. Mañjuśrī (detail), south side of west wall of Akaniṣṭha Shrine (3.9), first half of seventeenth century. Photograph: author. Figure 5. Mañjuśrī (detail), south side of west wall of Akaniṣṭha Shrine (3.9), first half of seventeenth century. Photograph: author. More
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Figure 8. Akaniṣṭha Heaven, south end of east wall of Akaniṣṭha Shrine (3.2), first half of seventeenth century. Photograph: author. Figure 8. Akaniṣṭha Heaven, south end of east wall of Akaniṣṭha Shrine (3.2), first half of seventeenth century. Photograph: author. More
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Figure 11. Amitāyus, west end of south wall of Akaniṣṭha Shrine (3.7), first half of seventeenth century. Photograph: author. Figure 11. Amitāyus, west end of south wall of Akaniṣṭha Shrine (3.7), first half of seventeenth century. Photograph: author. More
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Figure 12. Amoghasiddhi, west end of south wall of Akaniṣṭha Shrine (3.8), first half of seventeenth century. Photograph: author. Figure 12. Amoghasiddhi, west end of south wall of Akaniṣṭha Shrine (3.8), first half of seventeenth century. Photograph: author. More
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Figure 18. Southwest corner of Akaniṣṭha Shrine, showing Amoghasiddhi (3.8), west end of south wall, and four Bodhisattvas, south end of west wall, first half of seventeenth century. Photograph: author. Figure 18. Southwest corner of Akaniṣṭha Shrine, showing Amoghasiddhi (3.8), west end of More
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Figure 20. Avalokiteśvara, northern end of west wall in Akaniṣṭha Shrine (3.16), first half of seventeenth century. Photograph: author. Figure 20. Avalokiteśvara, northern end of west wall in Akaniṣṭha Shrine (3.16), first half of seventeenth century. Photograph: author. More
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Figure 22. Syāmātārā and retinue figures, north end of east wall of Akaniṣṭha Shrine (3.21), first half of seventeenth century. Photograph: author. Figure 22. Syāmātārā and retinue figures, north end of east wall of Akaniṣṭha Shrine (3.21), first half of seventeenth century. Photograph: author. More
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Figure 33. Three-headed, six-armed Maitreya Bodhisattva, in Tuṣita Shrine of Gyantse Kumbum, Tsang, central Tibet, ca. 1442. Photograph: author. Figure 33. Three-headed, six-armed Maitreya Bodhisattva, in Tuṣita Shrine of Gyantse Kumbum, Tsang, central Tibet, ca. 1442. Photograph: author. More
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Figure 41. Painted pillar with offering goddess, Akaniṣṭha Shrine, first half of seventeenth century. Photograph: author. Figure 41. Painted pillar with offering goddess, Akaniṣṭha Shrine, first half of seventeenth century. Photograph: author. More
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Figure 42. Śākyamuni Buddha, slightly west of center on north wall of Akaniṣṭha Shrine (3.18), first half of seventeenth century. Photograph: author. Figure 42. Śākyamuni Buddha, slightly west of center on north wall of Akaniṣṭha Shrine (3.18), first half of seventeenth century. Photograph More
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Figure 3. Shrine of Ahmad Shah (r. 1422–1436), Ashtur, exterior. Photograph: Dipti Khera. Figure 3. Shrine of Ahmad Shah (r. 1422–1436), Ashtur, exterior. Photograph: Dipti Khera. More
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Figure 4. Shrine of Ahmad Shah, view of entrance from interior, Ashtur. Photograph: Finbarr Barry Flood. Figure 4. Shrine of Ahmad Shah, view of entrance from interior, Ashtur. Photograph: Finbarr Barry Flood. More
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Figure 5. Shrine of Ahmad Shah, strapwork and ma‘qili designs. Photograph: Dipti Khera. Figure 5. Shrine of Ahmad Shah, strapwork and ma‘qili designs. Photograph: Dipti Khera. More
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Figure 6. Shrine of Khvaja ‘Abdullah Ansari, Herat, fifteenth century. Photograph: Sheila Blair and Jonathan Bloom. Figure 6. Shrine of Khvaja ‘Abdullah Ansari, Herat, fifteenth century. Photograph: Sheila Blair and Jonathan Bloom. More
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Figure 7. Shrine of Ahmad Shah, hexagonal patterned wall painting. Photograph: Finbarr Barry Flood. Figure 7. Shrine of Ahmad Shah, hexagonal patterned wall painting. Photograph: Finbarr Barry Flood. More
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Figure 10. Shrine of Ahmad Shah, niche to right of eastern doorway. Photograph: Finbarr Barry Flood. Figure 10. Shrine of Ahmad Shah, niche to right of eastern doorway. Photograph: Finbarr Barry Flood. More