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Jain Cosmography. The length and dimensions of the cosmic man (loka-purusa), 17th century, Gujarat. (via transoptic)

The length and dimensions of the cosmic man (loka-purusa), century, Gujarat. (via transoptic)

A JAIN COSMIC DIAGRAM DEPICTING VARDHAMANA MAHAVIRA<br /> India, Gujarat or Rajasthan, 19th century | Lot | Sotheby's

A Jain Cosmic Diagram depicting Vardhamana Mahavira. India, Gujarat or Rajasthan, Century.

Jain painting of Cosmic Man, known as Lokapurusha

Jain painting of Cosmic Man, known as Lokapurusha

Structure of Universe in Jain cosmology in form of a lokapurusa or cosmic man.

Shape of Universe as per Jain cosmology in form of a cosmic man. From Samghayanarayana loose-leaf manuscript India; century Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper. (Jain scriptures reject God as the creator of universe.

Jain Cosmic Diagram depicting Tirthankaras (Yantra). Western India, Gujarat or Rajasthan. 1700s.

Jain Cosmic Diagram with Tīrthaṅkaras, Western India, century

c. 1500 Jain tantric Diagram. India, Gujarat. The circular diagram flanked by a pair of eyes and centered at top with the sacred syllables: 'Ohm' and 'Hrim', painted with a white clad Swetambara figure surrounded by lotus petals and the 24 tirthankaras with two twenty-armed goddesses and two four-armed goddesses at the corners and numerous deities arranged in registers, richly gilt and painted on a red ground with inscriptions in Devanagari around the central

c. 1500 Jain tantric Diagram. India, Gujarat. The circular diagram flanked by a pair of eyes and centered at top with the sacred syllables: 'Ohm' and 'Hrim', painted with a white clad Swetambara figure surrounded by lotus petals and the 24 tirthankaras with two twenty-armed goddesses and two four-armed goddesses at the corners and numerous deities arranged in registers, richly gilt and painted on a red ground with inscriptions in Devanagari around the central

Jain Tantric Painting. Gujarat, India. 1400s.  An early tantric painting on cloth with cosmic imagery and meditation syllables. Finely painted against a red ground with two circular diagrams at center, one depicting the goddess Panchanguli at the center of a yantra composed of two interlocking triangles. The cobra-canopied Jina Parsvanatha at the top right corner, with numerous figures and celestials displayed in registers highlighted with gold leaf. Inscribed at center with the seed…

An early tantric painting on cloth with cosmic imagery and meditation syllables. Finely painted against a red ground with two circular diagrams at center,.

Depicting the cosmic Parsvanatha, this extremely rare painting is a type of meditative picture consisting of a cosmic diagram, in this case superimposed on the seated figure of Parsvanatha, one of the principal deities of the Jain religion. Similar in concept and function to Buddhist mandalas, the mystic diagram is dominated by linked squares and circles representing the Jain cosmos. The nine interconnected circles represent the continents, mountains and rivers of the universe. Symmetrically…

Depicting the cosmic Parsvanatha, this extremely rare painting is a type of meditative picture consisting of a cosmic diagram, in this case superimposed on the seated figure of Parsvanatha, one of the principal deities of the Jain religion. Similar in concept and function to Buddhist mandalas, the mystic diagram is dominated by linked squares and circles representing the Jain cosmos. The nine interconnected circles represent the continents, mountains and rivers of the universe. Symmetrically…

“Jain cosmic wheel consisting of 12 petals representing 12 zodiac divisions, Ragasthan, India, late19thC @NMnewdelhi.”

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“Jain cosmic wheel consisting of 12 petals representing 12 zodiac divisions, Ragasthan, India,

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