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Rani ki Vav: the abode of Bodhisattvas and Dakinis

Rani ki Vav: the abode of Bodhisattvas and Dakinis

Rao, Rekha

Series: Rani ki Vav--a seven storey stepwell in Patan, Gujarat, is a golden monument studded with beautiful sculptures of gods, goddesses and semi-divines, over 800 in number. The beautifully adorned male deities, hitherto acknowledged as various Brahmanical gods, have now been identified as Bodhisattvas of five Dhyani Buddhas because of the presence of a mini-Buddha on top of each figure. The goddesses have been identified as various manifestations of Tara of Buddhist pantheon.;;;

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Title: Rani ki Vav: the abode of Bodhisattvas and Dakinis

Author: Rao, Rekha

Series: Rani ki Vav--a seven storey stepwell in Patan, Gujarat, is a golden monument studded with beautiful sculptures of gods, goddesses and semi-divines, over 800 in number. The beautifully adorned male deities, hitherto acknowledged as various Brahmanical gods, have now been identified as Bodhisattvas of five Dhyani Buddhas because of the presence of a mini-Buddha on top of each figure. The goddesses have been identified as various manifestations of Tara of Buddhist pantheon.;;;

Year: 2014

Language: English-Books

Binding: Hardbound

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