Schroeder, Ulrich von
ISBN: 9781932476385, 1932476385
This book is a comprehensive yet accessible guide to the stylistic development of Buddhist sculptures in Tibet. By using existing examples in monasteries, it also acts as a catalogue record of these objects that helps to ensure these objects remain there in the foreseeable future.
ISBN: 9789814385701, 9814385700
The book captures the life and spirit of Myanmar from every angle in every corner of the country. Featuring essays that provide context on Myanmar's history and culture and hundreds of outstanding original photographs.
ISBN: 9789556131277, 9556131272
ISBN: 9788124600900, 8124600902
ISBN: 9788187566182, 8187566183
The book unfolds a fascinating world of Indo Tibetan paintings adorned in the early Buddhist temples of the western Trans Himalayas, the region bordering Tibet.
ISBN: 9789937122115, 9937122112
Paubha is a historic form of painting deeply rooted in the Newah culture of Kathmandu Valley and rich Buddhist tradition. The festivities and important occasions in Kathmandu present Paubha art with great honor and pride. Paubha paintings are one of the most fundamental Nepali art forms, through which the world gets to know and appreciate Nepal's tremendous cultural heritage.
Thatte, Ram Anant
ISBN: 9789350502990, 9350502992
Mr. Ram Thatte spent several years in Ajanta, living so close to those paintings, day in day out that he almost became one with them. Those characters in the paintings seemed to talk with him as if they were his close buddies. His love for them is evident in the way he salvaged the 'shat-danta Jataka'.
ISBN: 9780500285015, 0500285012
The exquisite murals depict the Jatakas (tales of previous incarnations) of Lord Buddha, scenes of princely processions, ladies with their handmaidens, bejewelled animals, ascetics in monasteries and fantastical birds and beasts, all demonstrating a startling degree of sophistication.
Singh, Rajesh K
ISBN: 9788192510736, 8192510735
Under a new title this book is an abridged edition of An Introduction to the Ajanta Caves: With Examples of Six Caves, 1st ed. (Baroda: Hari Sena Press, 2012) by the same author. This edition is focused on the paintings of Ajanta, and does away from the detailed historical developments of the caves.
ISBN: 9789380852140, 9380852142
ISBN: 9788173054563, 8173054568
Vol.I, Interpretation, 517p., several illus.;Vol.II, Supplememt, 350p., several illus.;Vol.III, Plates, 31p.
An introduction to the exhibition Alchi: the living heritage of Ladakh.
Bhasin, sanjeev Kumar
ISBN: 9788173871863, 8173871868
ISBN: 9789552050336, 9552050332
This study is not restricted merely to a comparative discussion of content and stylistic attributes of the two traditions of painting; instead it also analyses in detail the techniques adopted and the pigments and plasters used. Second, it endeavours to place the themes of the paintings within the wider context of Buddhist canonical texts as known in the ancient period. Third, it highlights the...
ISBN: 9789749863022, 974986302X
Pagan is the largest and most resplendent centre of Buddhist art in the ancient world. Indeed, nearly three thousand brick monuments dot the landscape up and down the banks of the Irrawaddy as far as the eye can see. Construction at Pagan peaked between the eleventh and thirteenth centuries when the city was home to the country kings and its chief religious personalities. The author, a distingu...
Stadtner, Donald M.
ISBN: 9786167339320, 6167339325
Pagan is the largest and most replacement centre of Buddhist art in the ancient world. Indeed, nearly three thousand brick monuments dot the landscape up and down the banks of the Irrawaddy as far as the eye can see. Construction at Pagan peaked between the eleventh and thirteenth centuries when the city was home to the country's kings and its chief religious personalities. The author a disting...
Shakya, Milan Ratna
ISBN: 9789937524261, 9937524261
ISBN: 9787807359753, 7807359757
Howard, Angela F. et al.
ISBN: 9789004278578, 9004278575
The authors use diverse methodological approaches from archaeology, art history and religious studies to reconstruct monastic life and practices in the rock monasteries on the northern Silk Route (ca.200-650).
ISBN: 9789004275041, 9004275045
In this book, the author explores the varieties of artistic expression, materials, and tools that have shaped Tibetan books over the millennia. Digging into the history of the bookmaking craft, the author approaches these ancient texts primarily through the lens of their artistry, while simultaneously showing them as physical objects embedded in pragmatic, economic, and social frameworks.
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