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Jatakas in Buddhist Thought and Art : Vol I and II (Set)

B Subrahmanyam

Published by Bharatiya Kala Prakashan, Delhi, 2009
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Contents Vol. I Foreword Preface. I. Introduction. II. Jatakas in literature and art. III. Jatakas in panels and paintings. 1. Dipankara Jataka. 2. Sukhabihari Jataka. 3. Mittamitta/Indasamanagotta Jataka. 4. Kapi Jataka. 5. Ksantivada Jataka. 6. Samugga Jataka. 7. Cullabodhi Jataka. 8. Panc Uposatha Jataka. 9. Sarabhanga Jataka. 10. Mahabodhi Jataka. 11. Vyaggi Jataka. 12. Dubhiya makkata/Secha Jataka. 13. Mulapariyaya Jataka. 14. Manikanta Jataka. 15. Uraga Jataka. 16. Suvanna Kakkata Jataka. 17. Cetiya Jataka. 18. Bhisa Haraniya Jataka. 19. Rsyasrnga/Isisinga/Alambusa Jataka. 20. Matakabhatta Jataka. 21. Guthapana Jataka. 22. Vyaggha Jataka. 23. Dubbha Puppha Jataka. 24. Gandatindu Jataka. 25. Baka Jataka. 26. Campeyya Jataka. 27. Samkhapala Jataka. 28. Silvanaga Jataka. 29. Matiposaka Jataka. 30. Kakkata Jataka. 31. Latukika Jataka. 32. Chaddanta Jataka. 33. Hasti Jataka. 34. Vanarinda/Kumbhila Jataka. 35. Maha Kapi Jataka. 36. Maha Kapi Jataka II. 37. Kapi Jataka II. 38. Nalpana Jataka. 39. Nigrodhamiga/Isi miga Jataka. 40. Kharadiya/Tipallathamiga Jataka. 41. Kurungamiga Jataka. 42. Ruru miga Jataka. 43. Sarabha miga Jataka. 44. Kanha Jataka. 45. Mahisa Jataka. 46. Bhojajaniya Jataka. 47. Valahassa/Supriya Jataka. 48. Simphalavadana. 49. Sasa Jataka. 50. Sukra Jataka. 51. Nacca hamsa Jataka. 52. Maha Hamsa Jataka. 53. Mora Jataka. 54. Baveru Jataka. 55. Uluka Jataka. 56. Sammodamana Jataka. 57. Kapota Jataka. 58. Romaka Jataka. 59. Kukkuta Jataka. 60. Supatta Jataka. 61. Machha Jataka. 62. Vaka Jataka. 63. Ambacora Jataka. 64. Migapotaka Jataka. 65. Suruci Jataka. 66. Rohini Khattiyakanna. 67. Vannupath Jataka. 68. Cullaka Shetthi Jataka. 69. Khadirangara Jataka. 70. Ghosaka Jataka. 71. Kavikumaravadana. 72. Losaka Jataka. 73. Ahigundika Jataka. Vol. II 75. Timingala Jataka. 76. Vadukavadana. 77. Purnavadana. 78. Sujata Jataka. 79. Gahapati Jataka. 80. Syama Jataka. 81. Samgamavacara Jataka. 82. Litta Jataka. 83. Suci Jataka. 84. Mahavanija Jataka. 85. Padakusalamanava/Asvamukhi Jataka. 86. Ucchittha Bhatta Jataka. 87. Matanga Jataka. 88. Canda Kinnara/Takkariya Jataka. 89. Mahilamukha Jataka. 90. Kacchapa Jataka. 91. Arama Dusa Jataka. 92. Kokalika Jataka. 93. Ghata Pandita Jataka. 94. Kandari Jataka. 95. Vidhura Pandita Jataka. 96. Makhadeva Jataka. 97. Andabhuta Jataka. 98. Asilakkhana Jataka. 99. Asadisa Jataka. 100. Mandhata Jataka. 101. Duta Jataka. 102. Kurudhamma Jataka. 103. Kakati Jataka. 104. Culladhammapala Jataka. 105. Dighitikosala Jataka. 106. Sarvamdadavadana/Sibi Jataka. 107. Paniya Jataka. 108. Dasaratha Jataka. 109. Mahapaduma Jataka. 110. Somanassa Jataka. 111. Sambula Jataka. 112. Sonaka Jataka. 113. Kusa Jataka. 114. Maha Sutasoma Jataka. 115. Muga Pakkha/Temiya Jataka. 116. Mahajanaka Jataka. 117. Bhuridatta Jataka. 118. Mahaummagga Jataka. 119. Maitribala Jataka. 120. Bandhuma Jataka. 121. Vessantara Jataka. IV. Conclusion. Appendix. Bibliography. Index. The Buddhist Monastic establishments across the Indian sub continent were richly embellished with the sculptural panels of visual narratives. The narrative art mainly centered around the great events in the life time of Buddha and his Previous Birth Stories. In the early centuries of Christian era the Kings and Donors gave more preference to the Previous Birth Stories of the Enlightened one as they convey morals and ethics useful to the society. The book entitled Jatakas in Buddhist Thought and Art is the first of its kind in which the author attempted to identify the Jatakas depicted in the panels and paintings noticed in various Buddhist monasteries with the canonical and non canonical literary works. While doing so he discovered some Jataka panels left untouched by earlier scholars. The author has also highlighted the evolutionary stages of the art in sculptured panels and paintings from monoscenic to the sequential continuous narrative mode right from the Bharhut to Amaravati School of Art and its influence as reflected in the paintings at Aja. Bookseller Inventory # 73590

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Publisher: Bharatiya Kala Prakashan, Delhi

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