Apr 3, 2014

Seated Rishabha Enthroned, Folio 1 verso of a Yoga-shastra of Hemachandra

Seated Rishabha Enthroned, Folio 1 verso of a Yoga-shastra of Hemachandra

1279

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book authored by

Hemachandra

(Indian)

Gum tempera and ink on palm leaf

Overall: 7.5 x 31.1 cm (2 15/16 x 12 1/4 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1971.128.2

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The first to achieve liberation, according to followers of Jainism, is the golden Jina named Rishabha. He is shown seated in glory on the first page of a Sanskrit text on yoga and meditation.

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