ISBN: 9788177420715, 8177420712
This volume explores the relation of Buddhism to Greek cosmology, its contacts with West Asia, and parallels to Christianity. The interpretation of Adibuddha as a theistic concept has been elucidated. Buddhist period of classical Afghanistan, a new identification of the colossi of Bamiyan, and the 108 symbols on the feet of the Buddhas are the way on the physical and divine planes. Several Khot...
ISBN: 9788188934270, 8188934275
The book contains papers presented at a seminar Contributions of Andhara Desa to Buddhism organized by Birla Archaeological and Cultural Research Institute, Hyderabad.
Gombrich, Richard et al
ISBN: 9780500276280, 0500276285
Richly illustrated with examples drawn from the fabulous canon of Buddhist art, this written and wide-ranging volume explores the entire, 2,500-year history of Buddhism, examining both its vast influence throughout the East, and its modern-day revival in the West.
Faccenna, Domenico et al
ISBN: 9789693526837, 969352683X
The book contains excavation reports of the Buddhist sacred areas prepared by the Italian Archaeological Mission of IsMEO (then IsIAO) regarding the sacred areas of Butkara I, Panr I and Saidu Sharif I in the Swat Valley, describe the work carried out in each of them and the results thereof (Faccenna 1980-81, 1995a; Faccenna, Nabi Khan & Nadiem 1993).
ISBN: 9788173055751, 8173055750
This volume brings together 20 selected essays which Shri M.C. Joshi wrote over a period of nearly four decades. Perceptive, insightful and thought-provoking, these essays present an entirely new approach to the study of Buddhist art and architecture.
ISBN: 9788173201271, 8173201277
The two volumes examine late-Hellenistic synthesis in order to create new premises for investigating its Greco-Roman past centered on the powerful impulse to induce Descent of the Lord (Bhagavato ukramti) through Immaculate conception (Dream of Maya) culminating in Miraculous Rebirth accompanied by Alexandrian situla, cornucopia and tree of life.
ISBN: 9788188643066, 8188643068
This book ecompasses a number of themes related to the study of cultural interflow among Asian countries, sharing philosophy, literature, arts and architecture, systems of polity and ways of living and thinking. It is a journey through the history of dissemination of Buddhism by monk-scholars to Central, East, Fareast and Southeast Asia. It brings forth the manifestations of divine forms of Bud...
ISBN: 9788177421224, 8177421220
This book has been prepared with the intention of making available to a wider readership two earlier exhibition and book reviews in a revised and enlarged form with many more illustrations. This format also allows for greater exploration of some of these essential subjects that were raised by the presented material and by its interpretation. By focussing on sculptures and painting it will provi...
ISBN: 9787508520759, 7508520750
Divided into three chapters, the book covers; (i) Theravada Art; (ii) Mahayana Art and (iii) Tantric Art.;;
ISBN: 9788121509671, 812150967X
Marshall, Sir John
ISBN: 9789381406694, 9381406693
The Gandhara School passed through its adolescence and maturity under the Kushans, who overthrew the Parthians in circa A.D. 64, and that it came to an abrupt end in the reign of Vasudeva I, when the Buddhist monasteries throughout the North-West were overrun and reduced to ruins.
ISBN: 9788193845745, 8193845749
It is the first comprehensive treatment of the subject based not merely on the old and newly unearthed antiquarian remain but in the overall perspective of archaeology, history, numismatics, epigraphy, literary tradition and foreigners records.
The book is a catalogue of exhibition which brings together 91 iconic pieces of Buddhist art from different parts of India which are today a part of Indian Museum collection.
ISBN: 9788185067902, 8185067902
Nagarjunakonda Buddhist art represents the culmination of an aesthetic experience and technical execution of more than 300 years of devotion to the sculptural art in Andhra Pradesh.
Das, H C
ISBN: 9788177022698, 8177022695
The book presents in lucid style the Buddhist art and architecture of the state that emerged and developed here from the time of Ashok (3rd century B.C.) till about 11th century A.D. showing the gradual evolution of peculiar Mahayanic and Vajrayanic sculptures, bronze icons of typical varieties with exquisite workmanship and magnificent monastic; institutions and magnificent monastic; instituti...
Rao, Vinay Kumar
ISBN: 9788173201165, 8173201161
The book presents a comprehensive study of Buddhist sculptural art of Pagan in Myanmar considering Buddhist iconography and pictorial representations of events from Buddha's life and Jatakas.;Vol.I, 256p., ;Vol.II. 172p., (12) figs., (433) b&w pls.,
ISBN: 9789380852386, 938085238X
The set contains research work (1962 - 2012) of the author covering various aspects of Buddhist art.
ISBN: 9788187661917, 8187661917
Museums bear the Art, Archaeology, Anthropology, Folklore, History and Sociology of a nation. They form a bridge between formal and non-formal education through art-objects and audio-visual materials to promote learning, which would certainly be a respite from the monotonous usual teaching patterns.
ISBN: 9789749863879, 9749863879
A passionate scholar of art, the author has chosen to organise his synthesis in the form of an historical atlas. Together with photography, plans and reconstructions of the monuments and their artwork, this publication also contains previously unpublished cartography. The author takes the reader on an historical and cultrual journey across the vast continent of Asia.
Chicarelli, Charles, F
ISBN: 9789749575543, 9749575547
Over 180 color photographs from temples, museums, historical sites, and private collections enhance this attractive survey of the Buddhist art of India, Central Asia, China, Korea, Japan, Nepal, Tibet, Sri Lanka, Burma, (Myanmar), Indonesia, Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam. It presents the life story and teachings of Sakyamuni Buddha, founder of Buddhism, as shown in paintings, sculptures and o...
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