Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Ganga Yamuna in Kashmir

Ganga Bank, Rishikesh. 2009

Yamuna Bank. Delhi.2012.

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Below some pages from 'Vaishava Art and Iconography of Kashmir' (1996) by Bansi Lal Malla
Ganga in niche on left, Avantisvamin temple, quadrangle porch, outer chamber, northern wall, Avantipur (Pulwama), Mid 9th cent. A.D., Bluish grey limestone.

 Yamuna in niche on right, Avantisvamin temple, quadrangle porch, outer chamber, southern wall, Avantipur (Pulwama), Mid 9th cent. A.D., Bluish grey limestone.

 Yamuna, Baramulla, 8th cent. A.D., Grey schist. S.P.S. Museum, Srinagar.

Ganga on left, antarala, main shrine, Martanda (Anantnag). First half of 8th cent. A.D., Sun temple, Martanda.

Yamuna, Dhumatbhal (Anantnag). 11th cent. A.D., Present location (?)

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Vitasta at Zero Bridge. 2010.
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6 comments:

  1. Hello,
    Searchkashmir.org signature picture has turned into half ghost.What happened to them.Only white apparations are seen
    Thanks,
    Mohan Lal Dewani

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  2. Apparitions are not in Kashmir anymore.

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  3. Don't want to pry but can't resist to ask either - why are some people in lead photograph of your blog whitewashed ??? This photograph is like a time capsule.. Don't answer if you don't want to, as you don't own me or anybody any explanation.
    Dinesh

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  4. The original photograph was from the book by Lawrence. It represented a group of Kashmiri people. The people missing in the group now are Pandits and Sikhs.

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  5. That is deep........ I believe sikhs are still in Valley !!

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