Srivastava, Kamal Shankar
ISBN: 9788131302422, 8131302423
This book attempts to deal exhaustively the images of Bodhisattvas, Buddha as their origin, development and their iconograpic study. The various phases and development of symbolic, theriomorphic, anthropmorphic as well as divine icons of Gautama, the Buddha are described in this present work.
Coomaraswamy, Ananda K.
ISBN: 9788121502221, 8121502225
This book is a detailed study and analysis of the controversial problem. In the present monograph, with his usual acumen and deep understanding of the subject, Coomaraswamy has laid bare the facts which clearly show that the Buddha image was a product of the Indian mind. In this detailed excursus, he has discussed the problem not only with a view to prove that the Buddha image originated out of...
ISBN: 9780300155662, 0300155662
The concept of Buddhist pilgrimage as it developed throughout Asia, becoming the impetus for new forms of art and visual culture, is the subject of this Asia Society exhibition, Pilgrimage and Buddhist Art, which brings together more than ninety objects from significant North American museum and private collections.
Sarkar, Radha Banerjee
ISBN: 9788193646403, 8193646401
The book highlights that the Indian culture is a composite culture and it is specially true in the case of Indian art.
Roveda, Vittorio et al.
ISBN: 9789749863992, 9749863992
This important book, with a summary in Khmer is the first attempt to document the art and meaning of preah bot in Cambodian society at a time when the production of such cloths for religious use is gradually disappearing and being replaced by commercial production for tourists or art collectors.
Brown, Kathryn H. Selig
ISBN: 9783791347561, 379134756X
ISBN: 9781570624391, 1570624399
ISBN: 9788174360427, 8174360425
The book has thangkas from renowned private and public collections the world over. Of special interest are the select thangkas from the collection of H.H. The Dalai Lama's private chapel (Namgyal Monastery), from his apartment above Norbulingka temple, and from his collection donated to the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, in Dharamsala, India.
ISBN: 9780500810491, 0500810494
ISBN: 9789937294621, 9937294622
ISBN: 9780195675900, 0195675908
This book provides a succinct overview of Sanchi's historical background, highlights the architectural and artistic significance of the monuments besides tracing the life and works of the Buddha and the evolution of his religion.
ISBN: 9780195663136, 0195663136
The book begins with a succinct overview of Sanchi's historical background, also tracing the life and works of the Buddha and the evolution of his religion. The author then takes the reader on a tour of the site, his erudite commentary highlighting the architectural and artistic significance of various features of the monuments.
Weldon, David et al
ISBN: 9788185822679, 8185822670
ISBN: 9788176212229, 8176212229
The book is a collection of photographs shot by twenty photographers, both professionals and amateurs, including well known names such as Richard Gere, Steve McCurry, Raghu Rai, Deepti Naval and Ven. Matthieu Ricard. The photographs Buddhist ideals and principles and also on Buddhist heritage.
ISBN: 9780199359400, 0199359407
Anand, Mulk Raj (ed.)
ISBN: 9788170173519, 8170173515
Contains articles on different aspects of Himalayan heritage from specialists, viz. Subhasini Aryan, O.P. Handa, O.C. Ohri etc.
ISBN: 9780615573724, 061557372X
The legend of the Sacred Tooth Relic is steeped in ancient Buddhist thought and culture. Annually, during a ten-day period in July or August, the relic is venerated with a series of great processions. Each evening hundreds of drummers, dancers, torchbearers and elephants walk through the streets of Kandy in a grand sacred pegeant. This historic event is the Kandy Esala Perahera.
ISBN: 9789556713367, 9556713360
The temple paintings of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries are some of Sri Lanka's greatest national art treasures. Executed by generations of unknown artists, they constitute a rich and distinctive Sri Lankan contribution to the art of Asia. Hundreds of Buddhist temples and shrines with brightly painted interiors still exist throughout the country.
ISBN: 9788121505994, 8121505992
Mishra PK (b.1937) (ed.)
ISBN: 9788170173687, 817017368X
A collection of essays to comemorate the loving memory of Professor Kalyan Kumar Dasgupta, the book is a fitting tribute to the great savant
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