[INDOLOGY] Navagraha miniatures
Rolf Heinrich Koch
rolfheiner.koch at gmail.com
Tue Aug 30 11:48:38 UTC 2022
paintings depicting the navagraha you find in nearly each Buddhist
monastery in Sri Lanka up to 200 years old.
Am 30.08.2022 um 12:59 schrieb Martin Gansten via INDOLOGY:
> Many thanks, from Sonja as well, to all who replied so far. Meanwhile,
> I have been told that paintings of the Navagrahas seem to be less
> common than sculptures, so if anyone knows of such paintings, they
> would be of particular interest.
> Best wishes,
> Martin Gansten
> Den 2022-08-30 kl. 10:08, skrev jacob at fabularasa.dk:
>> Hi Martin,
>> Depending on how far Sonja wants to cast the net, there are also the
>> purely abstract gaming pieces for Krishnaraja Wodeyar III's
>> Navagrahākṣakrīḍā game designed c. 1833 CE. See attachments (photo
>> credits: Rangachar Vasantha).
>> Jacob Schmidt-Madsen
>> Martin Gansten via INDOLOGY skrev den 2022-08-29 19:31:
>>> Sonja Brentjes, who is working on the history of astral iconography
>>> but is not a member of this list, sent me this question, which I am
>>> passing on with her permission:
>>>> Do you know perhaps miniatures of the Navagrahas and can you
>>>> recommend me online collections or good publications? We have found
>>>> a few from the 18th century, but nothing before.
>>> If anyone should know of such collections or publications, please
>>> reply to me and/or the list, and I'll pass the information on.
>>> Many thanks in advance,
>>> Martin Gansten
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