JAIN ART, 1300's onward
The Kalpa Sutra was central to the medieval tradition of illustrated manuscripts; here's an example from the 1400's
Illustrated Kalpa Sutra leaves from the 1500's; the red dots show where the hole can be made for stringing the leaves together
The Tirthankaras were depicted as unmoved by worldly events and supreme over gods and mortals, as in these paintings from the 1700's
Medieval Jain art also included cosmological diagrams and tantric paintings of different kinds
A cosmic diagram from the 1400's
In various ways, the tirthankaras and the jinas could be seen as framing the cosmos
The 24 tirthankaras shown as composing the tantric meditation syllable HRIM
A glimpse of modern Jain bazaar art

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