Auspicious figures on cave doorway, woman in Tribunga pose under tree

Dublin Core

Title

Auspicious figures on cave doorway, woman in Tribunga pose under tree

Subject

Arts-Sculpture; Religions-Buddhism; Religions-Figures

Description

This female yakshi represents the auspicious fertility of the earth as she stands under the canopy of a fruit-laden tree, possibly mango. Auspicious symbols surround the entranceways to the caves, making these caves also auspcious places to dwell.
1382.jpg

Date

2003-01

Contributor

Benton, Cathy
Lake Forest College

Rights

Copyright: April 2003 Cathy Benton. Images and content on this site are available for educational and research purposes, provided due recognition is given to the author. Transmission or reproduction of protected items beyond fair use requires the written permission of the photographer.

Relation

cbind0002; cbind0003; cbind0004; cbind0011

Format

Image/jpg

Type

Still image

Identifier

cbind0012

Coverage

India
Maharashtra (state), Ajanta (inhabited place)
7001495

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

960 w x 1280 h

Citation

“Auspicious figures on cave doorway, woman in Tribunga pose under tree,” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed June 13, 2024, https://ideasproject.org/items/show/3709.