SOAS University of London

Centre of Jaina Studies

International Journal of Jaina Studies

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Joyful Celestials: Jain Murals Of Ellora

Author: Olle Qvarnström & Niels Hammer

Year: 2021

ISSN: 1748-1074

International Journal of Jaina Studies (Online) Vol. 17, No. 1 (2021) 1-66

Abstract

This article is the outcome of two research trips to the Jain caves at Ellora, the purpose of which was to photograph the best preserved murals found there, works of art that were largely undocumented in any available literature. The article documents and portrays the best preserved paintings in detail found on the walls and ceiling of one of the smaller caves belonging to the largest Jain cave complex, the Indra Sabhā.

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