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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 36 (4): 780–781.
Published: 01 August 1977
...Bardwell L. Smith The Miracle Plays of Mathurā . By Norvin Hein . New Haven : Yale University Press , 1972 . xi, 313 pp. Plates, Appendix, Glossary, Index. $18.50 Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1977 1977 780 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES the book is one of many...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (3): 724–726.
Published: 01 August 1991
...James Heitzman Mathurā: The Cultural Heritage . Edited by Doris Meth Srinivasan . Columbia, Mo. : South Asia Books and the American Institute of Indian Studies , 1989 . xv, 405 pp. $64.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1991 1991 724 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (3): 726–727.
Published: 01 August 1991
... to "optimum distances" and other locational attributes perhaps changing over time (p. 8). This mode of analysis offers fascinating options for geographical modeling, but it cries out for at least one map of the area. In fact, the only map of Mathura itself in the whole book is a sketch map of ancient...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 36 (4): 779–780.
Published: 01 August 1977
... the success of TM and reporters like Doug Boyd. As an account of travel to the holy in India, 780 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES the book is one of many and not a very good which roughly coincides with the boundaries of one. It has no theoretical matrix of any sort, un- the modern Mathura District, an area whose...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1979) 38 (3): 601–602.
Published: 01 May 1979
.... DAMSTEEGT. Leiden: E. J. Brill (Orientalia Rheno-Traiectina Vol. 23), 1978. xiv, 345 pp. Abbreviations, Notes, Index. D.Glds. 96. "Epigraphical Hybrid Sanskrit" (EHS) is the name given by Th. Damsteegt to the inscriptional dialect current from the first to the fifth centuries A.D. in Mathura and other parts...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1979) 38 (3): 599–601.
Published: 01 May 1979
... presents a compact overview of the poet's life and times, the mythology of Krishna, the revival of Mathura in the sixteenth century and its Bengali associations, and a comparison of Krishna and Rama devotionalism. Generalizations are always difficult, but Bryant handles them well. He does suggest here...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (1): 277–278.
Published: 01 February 2011
... details from a wide range of sources. Part I has four essays detailing the relationship between South Indian cities and theology, such as Madurai (after Mathurā) as an embodiment of the Mīnākṣi, and Madurai as an embodiment of Kṛṣṇa and Gopī in 300 bce . Part II has five essays on the historical...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (1): 250–251.
Published: 01 February 1999
... that these are explanations relevant to later imagery, not the earliest, by which she means pre-fourth century C.E., and the art of the Mathura region especially, so dominant in north India during the Kushan age. This is an engaging subject central to understanding Indian art. The objects illustrated in the 22 multifigured...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1983) 42 (2): 434–435.
Published: 01 February 1983
... evolved in the sixteenth century when Vaishnava saints and their followers began to transform Braj, the area around Mathura and Brindavan, into a center of devotion and pilgrimage by identifying places associated with the childhood and amorous sports of Krishna. It must have been cultivated as a means...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1971) 31 (1): 111–126.
Published: 01 November 1971
... two decades of the twentieth. Before that time the phase of Hindi known as Braj, spoken chiefly around Mathura, had been preferred to khaṟī bolī , the Hindi of the Delhi-Meerut region. The credit for the triumph of khaṟī bolī is usually attributed to Pandit Mahavir Prasad Dwivedi, who devoted himself...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (5): 1129.
Published: 01 November 1986
...David A. Titus; Samuel Chu Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1986 1986 OBITUARIES 1129 York: Free Press, 1977); "Jainism," in the Handbook of Living Religions (Harmondsworth, Middlesex: Viking Penguin, 1984); and "The Jain Stupa at Ancient Mathura," in a forthcoming volume...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (5): 1129–1130.
Published: 01 November 1986
...Arjun Appadurai Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1986 1986 OBITUARIES 1129 York: Free Press, 1977); "Jainism," in the Handbook of Living Religions (Harmondsworth, Middlesex: Viking Penguin, 1984); and "The Jain Stupa at Ancient Mathura," in a forthcoming volume on ancient...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 37 (1): 159.
Published: 01 November 1977
... is the comprehensiveness with which this volume delves into Jaina art in South India: Tamil Nadu, Tulunadu, Kerala; Pallava, Cola, Ganga, Santara, Ra$trakuta. The North and early Jaina sculpture, so thoroughly investigated elsewhere, are barely touched on here. (Those who work on Mathura, however, will either...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (5): 1128–1129.
Published: 01 November 1986
... York: Free Press, 1977); "Jainism," in the Handbook of Living Religions (Harmondsworth, Middlesex: Viking Penguin, 1984); and "The Jain Stupa at Ancient Mathura," in a forthcoming volume on ancient Mathura edited by Doris Srinivasan. Although Folkert's most important work was unfinished at his death...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (3): 723–724.
Published: 01 August 1991
... the debate along. DIPESH CHAKRABARTY University of Melbourne Mathura: The Cultural Heritage. Edited by D O R I S M E T H S R I N I V A S A N . Columbia, Mo.: South Asia Books and the American Institute of Indian Studies, 1989. xv, 405 pp. $64.00. This book contains papers delivered by an impressive array...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (4): 1218–1219.
Published: 01 November 2001
... in the form of Krishna in order to save the kingdom of Mathura from the wicked king Kansa. The tenth canto of this Purana, approximately one-fourth of the entire text, is comprised of episodes from the youth of Krishna as he spent his days at play in the mythical landscape known as Vraja. This geographical...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (3): 897–899.
Published: 01 August 2010
... transition into the Kushan period at Sonkh in Mathura is detailed by the late Herbert Härtel (pp. 319–50). Coins, seals, inscriptions, and stone and terracotta art are amply described and illustrated. Most fascinating is his discussion of a fragmentary dedication from Kanishka I's reign (p. 336). Osmund...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 37 (1): 159–160.
Published: 01 November 1977
... Jaina sculpture, so thoroughly investigated elsewhere, are barely touched on here. (Those who work on Mathura, however, will either be distressed by, or dismiss, G. S. Gai's epigraphic arguments against a second Kanaka era at Mathura.) In reference to the Bharatiya Jnanpith's effort, we can only ask...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 37 (1): 158–159.
Published: 01 November 1977
... is the comprehensiveness with which this volume delves into Jaina art in South India: Tamil Nadu, Tulunadu, Kerala; Pallava, Cola, Ganga, Santara, Ra$trakuta. The North and early Jaina sculpture, so thoroughly investigated elsewhere, are barely touched on here. (Those who work on Mathura, however, will either...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1980) 39 (4): 856–858.
Published: 01 August 1980
... the doors is omitted), and tripartite window frame patterns that are traced very precisely to Kusana and Gupta examples. Much evidence cited comes from Lucknow and Mathura museum holdings. The author concludes, unexpectedly, that "the derivation of the Nepalese lintel motif is not related to any primitive...