ISBN: 9788186471937, 8186471936
The dictionary of Buddhist Iconography is an endeavour of half a centruy to identify, classify, describe and delineate the bewildering variation in Buddhist icons, ever since the representation of the Buddha on a coin of the Kushan Emperor Kaniska. It is a continuation of the vast iconic materials and research that the author's father Prof. RaghuVira had conducted since the 1930s. Thousands of ...
ISBN: 9788177420272, 8177420275
ISBN: 9788177420418, 8177420410
ISBN: 9788177420425, 8177420429
ISBN: 9788177420470, 817742047X
ISBN: 9788177420494, 8177420496
ISBN: 9788177420524, 8177420526
ISBN: 9788177420548, 8177420542
ISBN: 9788177420630, 8177420631
ISBN: 9788177420647, 817742064X
This volume shows the iconic richesse of deities, e.g. Vayu has twenty-two forms from India, Nepal, Tibet, Mongolia, Chine, Japan, and Indonesia. Though some of them can be traced back to classical texts, the others are derived from pantheons, painting, sculptures and statuettes............
ISBN: 9788121507363, 8121507367
India's ancient Buddhists capitalized on the lure of stories, portraying them visually in stone reliefs and painted murals, to introduce viewers to the Buddhist faith and to confirm them in their belief. Commencing in the first century BC, Buddhist monasteries across the Indian subcontinent were extensively decorated with visual narratives of varying sizes. The book is a pioneering exploration ...
Casey, Jane et al.
ISBN: 9788874390229, 887439022X
The exhibition brings together over sixty of the world's finest examples of Indian and Himalayan art, drawn from twenty-six leading private and public collections in Europe and North America. The exhibition highlights the artistic achievements of several of the world's most imaginative and sophisticated aesthetic traditions. India's artistic heritage can be traced back at least to the third mil...
ISBN: 9781932476354, 1932476350
This book presents more than one hundred works of Buddhist art from Bhutan. The vast majority of these sacred items are from active monasteries and temples where the objects continue to be used in ritual practice. It includes twelve essays by Western and Bhutanese scholars on a variety of relevant topics ranging from biographies of Buddhist masters to the conservation of cultural properties. Th...
ISBN: 9788170173137, 8170173132
Contents: (i) Style and artistry of Dunhuang art. (ii) Dunhuang art during the sixteen kingdoms and the northern dynasties. (iii) Dunhuang art during the first half of the Tang dynasty. (iv) Dunhuang art during the second half of the Tang dynasty. (v) Dunhuang art in the last phase.;;
Bhattacharyya, AK (b.1919)
ISBN: 9788170174226, 8170174228
The book discusses early artefacts, decorative sculptures, lanterns, pagodas, engravings, Buddha images, images of the Buddhist pantheon and Biku, Bikuni and Rakans.
Chakravarty, Kalyan Kumar
ISBN: 9788121507233, 8121507235
Sharma, Deo Prakash et al.
ISBN: 9788186050477, 8186050477
Neville, Tove E
Contents: (i) Introduction. (ii) The origins of Eleven Headed Avalokitesvara. (iii) Iconography of Eleven Headed Avalokistesvara: examples from India, Cambodia, Nepal and Tibet. (iv) Background for the Eleven-Headed Kuan-Yin in China. (v) Iconography of Eleven-Headed Avalokitesvara as Kuan-Yin in China, Kuan Eum in Korea and Kannon in Japan.
Schroeder, Ulrich von
ISBN: 9781932476248, 1932476245
Some of the most important Tibetan Buddhist monuments to have survived the ravages of history are the temples and chaples at Gyantse in Southern Tibet. In a chaple ont he upper floor of the Palkhor Tsuglagkhang there exist superb wall paintings of the legendary eighty-four mahasiddhas-tantric adepts who, through effort and practice, have attained perfection and are endowed with extraodinary pow...
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