Buddhist Relic-Caskets In South India
The Present Book Examines The Various Caskets, The Different Kinds Of Material Used For Preparing Them, Their Shapes And Sixes And Finally The Method Of Consecration Followed For Enshrining These Holy Relics. Alongside It Also Provides An Uptodate Account Of Buddhism In South India, The Author, Taking Into Consideration The Archaeological And Literacy Data, Tries To Set At Rest The Conflicting Opinions Held By Scholars Regsrding The Identification Of Dantapura, Photographs, Sketches, Etc., Which Lie Scattered In Various Reports.
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Chapter 1 Introduction 324
In Literature and Art 2531
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Ahdhradesa Amaravati ancient anda Andhra Pradesh ARASI Archaeological Asoka Asokan Assaka ayaka Bavikonda Bhattiprolu bone Brahmi Brahmi label inscriptions brick brought to light Buddhist Buddhist centre Buddhist sites century A.D. chaitya clay receptacle coins consecration contained copper corporeal remains crystal casket cultural materials Dahtapura datable Delhi deposited Dhanyakataka Dharanikota district Drona dyaka platforms enshrined epigraphs Excavations Ghantasala Godavari gold casket gold flowers Gopalapatnam Guntupalle holy relics Hyderabad I.K. Sarma Ibid Ikshvaku images inscribed Jaggayyapeta Janapadas Jataka Kalihga region king Krishna Kusinagara Lord Buddha Madras Mahaparinibbana Sutta Mahdchaitya Master Mauryan mentions monastery monastic complex monks Museum N.B.P. ware Nagapattinam Nagarjunakonda occurrence Op.Cit pearls pillar Raja red ware refers relic chamber reliquaries reported river Salihundam Sastry Satavahana scholars silver casket slabs South India Srikakulam stiipa stone casket stone receptacle stone relic casket stupa Subrahmanyam Sutta terracotta receptacle tooth relic unearthed upto Vaddamanu vihdra worship