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An encyclopaedia of Buddhist deities, demigods, godlings, saints and demons, with special focus on iconographic attributes, 2 vols

An encyclopaedia of Buddhist deities, demigods, godlings, saints and demons, with special focus on iconographic attributes, 2 vols

Bunce, Fredrick William

ISBN: 9788124600207, 8124600201

Vol.1-ISBN: 9788124600184, Vol.2-ISBN: 9788124600191. With about 8000 articles, this encyclopaedia presents a panorama of Buddhist deities, demigods, godlings, demons--the whole range of good and evil forces--with the spotlight on the concretized, recognizable forms and their subtle symbolism.

Enlightened ways: the many streams of Buddhist art in Thailand

Enlightened ways: the many streams of Buddhist art in Thailand

Tan, Heidi

ISBN: 9789810746285, 9810746288

This book is published for the exhibition, Enlightened ways... presented at the Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore, 30 Nov. 2012 to 17 April 2013. Heidi Tan, the curator of the exhibition, has attempted to tell the story of Thai Buddhist art in the richest and most diverse manner possible.

The esoteric iconography of Japanese Mandalas

The esoteric iconography of Japanese Mandalas

Lokesh Chandra

ISBN: 9788177420500, 817742050X

Esoteric Mudras of Japan

Esoteric Mudras of Japan

Gauri Devi

ISBN: 9788186471562, 8186471561

Mudras of the Garbhadhatu and Vajradhatu mandalas of homa and eighteen-step rites, and of main Buddhas and Bodhisattvas, gods, and goddesses of various sutras and tantras.

The evolution of Indian stupa architecture in East Asia

The evolution of Indian stupa architecture in East Asia

Stratton, Eric D

ISBN: 9788179360064, 8179360067

Evolution of the Garbhadhatu Mandala

Evolution of the Garbhadhatu Mandala

Mammitzsch, Ulrich Hans Richard

ISBN: 9788185179704, 8185179700

Five hundred Buddhist deities

Five hundred Buddhist deities

Tachikawa, Musashi et al.

An enlarged reproduction of Five Hundred Buddhist Deities of Narthang.

The flowering of a foreign faith: new studies in Chinese Buddhist art

The flowering of a foreign faith: new studies in Chinese Buddhist art

Baker, Janet (ed.)

ISBN: 9788185026428, 8185026424

This volume presents a new research on topics which centre around the question of how Chinese Buddhist art evolved and what characteristics mark it as distinctly Chinese.

The forgotten place: stone images from Kurkihar, Bihar

The forgotten place: stone images from Kurkihar, Bihar

Bautze-Picron, Claudine

The present work provides a detailed study of the stone images found at Kurkihar. The material has been documented as early as 1847, which are today displayed in the Indian Museum (Kolkata), the State Museum (Lucknow) and the British Museum (London). These sculptures and those still preserved and worshipped in the temple of the village are at the heart of the research presented here; study of t...

The future Buddha Maitreya: an iconological study, with a foreword by Lokesh Chandra

The future Buddha Maitreya: an iconological study, with a foreword by Lokesh Chandra

Kim, Inchang

ISBN: 9788124600825, 8124600821

Contents: (i) The origin and development of Maitreya cult. (ii) The origin and development of Maitreya image in Kusana Mathura. (iii) The origin and development of Maitreya iconography in Gandhara. (iv) The evolution of Maitreya iconography in western Deccan. (v) Maitreya iconography under tantrayana Buddhism. (vi) Controversies in the iconography of Maitreya. .;;;The book highlights the histor...

Gandharan Buddhist reliquaries

Gandharan Buddhist reliquaries

Jongeward, David et al

ISBN: 9780295992365, 0295992360

This volume combines art history, Buddhist history, ancient Indian history, archaeology, epigraphy, linguistics, and numismatics to clarify the significance and function of these reliquaries. The 400 reliquaries illustrated and surveyed are from museums and private collections in Pakistan, India, Japan, Europe, and North America.

Gods of Angkor: bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia, with essays by Ian C Glover, John Guy, Paul Jett, and Hiram Woodward

Gods of Angkor: bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia, with essays by Ian C Glover, John Guy, Paul Jett, and Hiram Woodward

Cort, Louise Allison et al (ed.)

ISBN: 9789749511930, 974951193X

A catalogue of a remarkable group of seven bronze figures which were unearthed in Kampong Cham province, Cambodia, in 2006. These sixth and seventh-century Buddhist sculptures, two of which were Chinese, ultimately were acquired by the National Museum of Cambodia.

Golden lands: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand & Vietnam lands, editorial Direction by Joan Foo Mahony

Golden lands: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand & Vietnam lands, editorial Direction by Joan Foo Mahony

Lall, Vikram

ISBN: 9780789211941, 0789211947

The first volume in the series, this book is devoted to Southeast Asia, home to many of the most spectacular Buddhist monuments. Following a general introduction to the early history of Buddhism and its most characteristic architectural forms, Lall examines the Buddhist architecture of these countries.

Heritage of Buddhism: with reference to Rajasthan

Heritage of Buddhism: with reference to Rajasthan

Sharma, CL (b.1945)

The book contains the description of Buddhist holy places such as the circular Buddhist temple of Bairat where two Ashoka Edicts and Pillars were found and Buddha's relics were preserved

The heritage of Buddhist Pala art

The heritage of Buddhist Pala art

Sharma, Sudhakar

ISBN: 9788173052392, 8173052395

The present book attempts to present a sketch of Buddha's life as well as well-known and important gods and goddess as represented in art of eastern India of which the Pala art was an important product.

Himalayas: an aesthetic adventure

Himalayas: an aesthetic adventure

Pal, Pratapaditya

ISBN: 9788188204212, 8188204218

Himalayas: an aesthetic adventure accompanies a landmark exhibition of the same name, the first to include objects from all major regions of the Himalayas. This generously illustrated volume, which includes nearly two hundred of the finest works of art created between the sixth and nineteenth centuries in Nepal, India, Kashmir, Pakistan, Tibet, and Bhutan, explores the particular beauty that ev...

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