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Buddhist art

an illustrated introduction

by Charles F. Chicarelli

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Published by Silkworm Books in Chiang Mai, Thailand .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Charles F. Chicarelli.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 298 p. :
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3376852M
ISBN 109749575547
LC Control Number2004473367

"Chinese Buddhist Art provides a succinct yet richly detailed history of Buddhist art in China. It describes the rise of the religion in India and its transmission to China; outlines the stylistic and technical development and iconographical themes of Buddhist art in China throughout all its major periods; explains Mahayana Buddhism and its pantheon; and describes the features .   The first art associated with Buddhism dates to the early first century A.D., when carved reliefs embellishing religious architecture began to appear. These reliefs typically illustrate important episodes from the biography of the Buddha, such as his birth, first sermon, and death.

  His book is lavishly illustrated with artistic versions of the Buddhist universe and with stunning photographs of ritual models of it created from colored sand and stone. Once, in Ladakh, in the western Himalayas, I saw an intricate and beautiful model taken apart by Buddhist . About this book. Religion has been the impetus behind the greatest art traditions of the world. Buddhism is no different. The life of the Buddha, with its spectacular event of Enlightenment, forms the cornerstone of the vast edifice of Buddhist art; it informs a tradition that is more than a thousand and five hundred years old.

Buddhist Art Enlightened beings can display their inner realizations as forms. Enlightened compassion appears in the form of Buddha Avalokiteshvara, wisdom in the form of Manjushri, love in the form of Maitreya, and so on. Himalayan Art Resources features thousands of artworks from Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, India, China and Mongolia. The site presents art from leading private and museum collections, accompanied by scholarship, cataloging and interpretation.


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