dénouement in the sixth panel ( W 6, Fig. 37), at the southern end of the western face of the architrave. Figure 37 Sixth panel from the left ( W 6, southern end). Arjuna receives the PāśupataWeapon The Kirāta had been a form adopted by Śiva to test his devotee Arjuna. The latter is allowed a vision of
The 31 selected and revised articles in the volume
Holy Ground: Where Art and Text Meet, written by Hans Bakker between 1986 and 2016, vary from theoretical subjects to historical essays on the classical culture of India. They combine two mainstreams: the Sanskrit textual tradition, including epigraphy, and the material culture as expressed in works of religious art and iconography. The study of text and art in close combination in the actual field where they meet provides a great potential for understanding. The history of holy places is therefore one of the leitmotivs that binds these studies together.
One article, "The Ramtek Inscriptions II", was co-authored by Harunaga Isaacson, two articles, on "Moksadharma 187 and 239–241" and "The Quest for the Pasupata Weapon," by Peter C. Bisschop.
Sudhana and the Kinnarī .” IIJ 57.1–2: 73–104. Hans T. Bakker & Peter C. Bisschop, “The Quest for the PāśupataWeapon: The Gateway of the Mahādeva Temple at Madhyamikā (Nagarī).” IIJ 59.3: 217–258. Amir Ahmadi, “Cosmogonic Sacrifice: A Ghost Zoroastrian Doctrine.” IIJ 60.1: 1–16. Ruixuan Chen and