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Jain Maṇḍalas and Yantras
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A Typology of Jain Ritual Diagrams

Jains, like Buddhists and Hindus, construct geometric designs that are understood to be the loci of divinities and objects of reverence. These diagrams are cons…

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Gough, Ellen, “Jain Maṇḍalas and Yantras”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Jainism Online, Denison University University of Edinburgh University of Bergen University of California, Berkeley John E. Cort, Paul Dundas, Knut A. Jacobsen, Kristi L. Wiley. Consulted online on 06 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2020

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