Jain temples in India and around the world

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Himalayan Books, 2002 - Art - 184 pages
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This volume presents an illustrated survey of Jain temples around the world. The book begins with an essay that explores the history of Jainism, Jain philosophy and way of life, sects in Jainism, Jain cosmology and Jain art. Then it takes the reader through a photographic journey to the magnificent Jain temples in Dilwara, Ranakpur, Palitana, Jaisalmer, Taranga, Khajuraho, Ellora, Sravana Belgola, and other temples in and outside of India. Superbly Illustrated with color photographs of the temples and its architectural and sculptural details, this book is an essential reference on Jain temples and Indian religious architecture.

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