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INDIAN ARCHAEOLOGY Programme :    INDIAN ARCHAEOLOGY
Venue Name: CONFERENCE ROOM I
Start Date: 11 Nov 2019
End Date: 11 Nov 2019
Start Time: 18:30
Category Name : TALKS
 
INDIAN ARCHAEOLOGY
Jainism in Early Bengal: Archaeological Prospective 
Illustrated lecture by Shri Shubha Majumdar, Deputy Superintending Archaeologist, Archaeological Survey of India, Kolkata Circle
 
Several archaeological discoveries in the 19th and 20th centuries by British administrators and later Indian as well as foreign scholars have authenticated that Jainism has had a long history in different parts of early Bengal. The speaker will speak about his the work carried out over a period of 6 years to put together a comprehensive picture about Jainism in early Bengal vis-à-vis its gradual development, the features of Jaina art and iconography as well as temple architecture 
 


 

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