Ajanta Cave No. 1: Documented According to the Ajanta Corpus of Dieter Schlingloff (Photographic Compendium #1) (Hardcover)
The monograph contains 15 Buddhist legends painted on the walls of Ajanta Cave No. 1 in the late
fifth centry CE. All episodes of the stories are arranged in the same way as the painters painted them.
It is a compendium of the ancient paintings systematically documented for the first time with colour
The monograph covers 14 of the total 15 narrative paintings of Cave 1. It has at least one photo of
every episode of the narratives. It has systematically arranged material in accordance with the Ajanta
corpus of Dieter Schlingloff.
There is summary of all the 15 legends. The picture descriptions are based on up-to-date research on
each painted episode. There is a concise bibliography of the nearest textual concordance of the
narratives in the Buddhist scriptures.
Dr. Rajesh Kumar Singh has spent nearly fifteen years to study the Ajanta caves in detail. Prior to this,
he has published, produced, or edited 2 monographs, 11 research papers, a CD-Rom, and 5 videos on
Ajanta. The contents of this monograph is meant for academic libraries, educators, students, and