Resources for research into Jain Prakrit and Buddhist murals

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Please visit the following web pages for more details on

1. Three Prakrit manuscripts (from the Jain canonical scriptures) EN

2. Editions and translations from the Āvaśyaka literature [forthcoming]

3. Buddhistische Klostermalerei in Sri Lanka (A survey on Buddhist murals in Sri Lanka) GE

4. Malereien im Kloster von Ranvella: Das Ummagga-Jataka (Murals at the Ranvella Vihara in Kataluva, Sri Lanka) GE

5. Text und Bild: Vessantara-Malereien in Sri Lanka (Script and Image: Murals depicting the Vessantara-Jataka) GE

6. Photographs: Murals and Statues in Sri Lankan Temples EN

Dr. Rolf Heinrich Koch
Bamberg, Germany/Galle, Sri Lanka




•    Dickenmessung mittel β-Strahlung. TH Nürnberg 1975 [unveröffentlichte Diplomarbeit].

Publications on Indological subjects:

•    Asketen und Askese (tapas) in ausgewählten Episoden des Mahābhārata. München 1980 [unveröffentlichte Magisterarbeit].

•    Die Namaskāra-Vyākhyā der Āvaśyaka-Tradition. München 1990 [unveröffentlichte Dissertation].

•    Āvaśyaka-tales from the Namaskāra-Vyākhyā. In: Indologica Taurinensia XVII-XVIII. Torino 1992, 221-273. PDF 485kb

(Tags: Āvaśyaka-cūrṇi, Jaina Māhārāṣṭrī)

•    Udayana and Vāsavadattā according to the Āvaśyaka-tradition. In: Indologica Taurinensia XXI-XXII. Torino 1997, 183-196. PDF 235kb

(Tags: Āvaśyaka-cūrṇi, Jaina Māhārāṣṭrī)

•    Subhūma in den Jaina-Versionen der Paraśurāma-Erzählung. In: Berliner Indologische Studien 11/12. Reinbek 1998, 123-158. PDF 259kb

(Tags: Āvaśyaka-cūrṇi, Vasudevahiṇḍi, Subhūma, Jaina Māhārāṣṭrī)

•    Poyaya. In: Indo-Iranian Journal 41.2. Leiden 1998, 155-156.

(Tags: Āvaśyaka-cūrṇi, Vasudevahiṇḍi, Jaina Māhārāṣṭrī)

•    On the interrelation of certain Prakrit sources. In: Indologica Taurinensia XXXV. Torino 2009, 275-286. PDF 248kb

(Tags: Āvaśyaka-cūrṇi, Vasudevahiṇḍi, Samarāditya Kathā, Jaina Māhārāṣṭrī)

•    Das Pañcāvudha-Jātaka in der Tempelmalerei von Sri Lanka. In: Eli Franco and Monika Zin (eds.), From Turfan to Ajanta. Festschrift for Dieter Schlingloff on the occasion of his eightieth birthday. Lumbini 2010, Vol. 1, 527-534. PDF 568kb

(Tags: Buddhist Murals, Sri Lanka, pañcāyudha charm, pāramitā)

•    Buddhist Murals in Sri Lanka: The Kusa-Jātaka in the Monastery of Udapikvella. In: Indo-Asiatische Zeitschrift 22. Berlin, 2018, pp. 27-45. PDF

(Tags: Buddhist Murals, Sri Lanka, Sinhala, Kusa-Jātaka, R. Henricus, M. Sarlis)

•    Entwicklungen in der Darstellung Buddhistischer Erzählstoffe in Sri Lanka. In: Asiatische Studien – Études Asiatiques 2018, 72(2), pp. 363-374. https://doi.org/10.1515/asia-2017-0086

(Tags: Buddhist Murals, Sri Lanka, Sinhala, Ummagga-Jātaka, M. Sarlis)

•    Vessantara-Malereien in Sri Lanka: Eine umfassende Darstellung des Jātakas im Kloster Aśokarama. In: Indo-Asiatische Zeitschrift 23. Berlin, 2019, pp. 61-90.

(Tags: Buddhist Murals, Sri Lanka, Vessantara-Jātaka)

•    Late 19th Century Jātaka Murals at the Buddhist Monastery in Batuvantudava, Sri Lanka. In: Arts Asiatiques 75. Paris, 2020, pp. 27-42. https://publications.efeo.fr/en/livres/950_arts-asiatiques-75-2020

(Tags: Buddhist Murals, Sri Lanka, Culladhammapāla-Jātaka, Devadhamma-Jātaka, Dhammasoṇḍa-Jātaka, Khadiraṅgāra-Jātaka, Khantivādī-Jātaka, Sambulā-Jātaka, Sattubhasta-Jātaka)





Book Reviews:

• Adelheid Mette, Indische Kulturstiftungsberichte und ihr Verhältnis zur Zeitaltersage. München 1998 [unveröffentlicht]. PDF 110kb

• Nalini Balbir, Āvaśyaka-Studien. Introduction générale et traductions. In: ZDMG 150. Mainz 2000, 365-380. PDF 2466kb




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