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Ancient Pagan: Buddhist plain of Merit, by Donald M. Stadtner, photography by Michael Freeman et al.

Ancient Pagan: Buddhist plain of Merit, by Donald M. Stadtner, photography by Michael Freeman et al.


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...

Ancient pagan: Buddhist plain of merit, photographs by Michael Freeman et al

Ancient pagan: Buddhist plain of merit, photographs by Michael Freeman et al

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...

The life and work of Auleshi: Sherpa Buddhist artist and adept, with translations by Tib Shelf

The life and work of Auleshi: Sherpa Buddhist artist and adept, with translations by Tib Shelf

Tengye, Ngawang et al.

ISBN: 9789937624350, 9937624355

5 contribution in English and Tibetan text of the life of Auleshi. The snerpa Buddhist monk Ngawang Lekshe (1913-1983), known as Auleshi, occupies a unique place in the history of Buddhism in 20th century Nepal.

The art of Bodhgaya, 2 vols., foreword by Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness The Dalai Lama

The art of Bodhgaya, 2 vols., foreword by Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness The Dalai Lama

Biswas, S.S.

ISBN: 9788174791986, 8174791981

Bodhgaya is one of the four important religious sites (Lumbini, Bodhgaya, Sarnath and Kusinagar) of pilgrimage for the Buddhists.The present volume is for the first time provides a panorama of historical evolution of Indian Art at Bodhgaya and also brings together all the art objects preserved in the archaeological site museum in the form of a comprehensive illustrated catalogue.

Art, icon and architecture in South Asia: essays in honour of Dr. Devangana Desai, 2 vols., ed. by Anila Verghese et al

Art, icon and architecture in South Asia: essays in honour of Dr. Devangana Desai, 2 vols., ed. by Anila Verghese et al


ISBN: 9788173055331, 8173055335

The book divided into five broad groups, in each the essays are arranged in a more or less chronological order. The first comprises four articles relating to Buddhist monuments and icons. The second group is the largest with seventeen essays that explore different aspects of iconography, images and narrative reliefs. The next is a set of nine papers on monuments, ranging from temples, to the tr...

Aspects of Indian history and culture

Aspects of Indian history and culture

Bandyopadhyay, Sudipa Ray et al (ed.)

ISBN: 9788174791344, 8174791345

A collection of twenty articles dealing with, (I) Epigraphy, Art, Architecture and Aesthetics, (II) Society, Economy and Culture, (III) Buddhist Sites, and (IV) Arhcaeological Sites and Heritage issues.

The bejewelled Buddha from India to Burma: new considerations (Sixth Kumar Sarat Kumar Roy Memorial Lecture)

The bejewelled Buddha from India to Burma: new considerations (Sixth Kumar Sarat Kumar Roy Memorial Lecture)

Bautze-Picron, Claudine

ISBN: 9788190995009, 8190995006

This book represents a comprehensive study of `The Bejewelled Buddha' considering stylistic as well as iconographic issues.

Bhesajjamanjusa, Paddhati 1-18, Devanagari edition, with a foreword by Dipak Kumar Barua and intro. in English.

Bhesajjamanjusa, Paddhati 1-18, Devanagari edition, with a foreword by Dipak Kumar Barua and intro. in English.

Kumar, Bimalendra

ISBN: 9788177421514, 8177421514

The Bhesajjamanjusa, composed in Sri Lanka in the thirteenth century is the only known medical work available in Pali. It has drawn from about eighty medical treatises, some of which are Astangahrdaya, Astangasamgraha, Susrutasamhita, Carakasamhita, Siddhasara, Madhavanidana. It contains materials for study of bio-medical ethics, ethno-medicine, ethno-botany, medical anthropology, Pali lexicogr...

The Bhilsa topes: Buddhist monuments of Central India, ed. & rev. edition with introductory notes by B.M. Pande

The Bhilsa topes: Buddhist monuments of Central India, ed. & rev. edition with introductory notes by B.M. Pande

Cunningham, Alexander

ISBN: 9788173053740, 817305374X

This reprint of The Bhilsa Topes is being presented in a new format while retaining the original text and illustrations. Another additional feature of the present volume are some recent photographs of monuments described by Cunningham.

Bibliography on Buddhism, ed. by The Commemoration Committee for Prof. Shinsho Hanayama's Sixty First Birthday, Tokyo, 1961

Bibliography on Buddhism, ed. by The Commemoration Committee for Prof. Shinsho Hanayama's Sixty First Birthday, Tokyo, 1961

Hanayama, Shinsho

ISBN: 9788188643158, 8188643157

This book is the best reference work for articles and books on Buddhism written during the last two centuries: the 19th and 20th. With 15073 entries, it is a sine qua non for any scholar working on Buddhist art, philosophy, literature, history and of any Buddhist country.

A blessing for the land: the architecture, art and history of a Buddhist convent in Mustang, Nepal

A blessing for the land: the architecture, art and history of a Buddhist convent in Mustang, Nepal

Harrison, John et al.

ISBN: 9789937928823, 9937928826

This book brings to light a forgotten gem of Nepal's architectural and artistic heritage, while the archives of the community offer a window onto the lives of the lama who built it as a blessing for the land, and of the nuns for whom it was a centre of spiritual activity for almost three centuries.

A Bonpo painting of protector deities

A Bonpo painting of protector deities

Karmay, Samten G.

ISBN: 9789937623445, 9937623448

The book is an iconographic study of an unusual Tibetan painting. The painting belongs to the Bon religious tradition and is currently preserved in the Rubin Museum of Art in New York, U.S.A.

Buddhism across the grasslands of Chinggis Khan

Buddhism across the grasslands of Chinggis Khan

Chandra, Lokesh

ISBN: 9788177421286, 817742128X

This book is a survey of Buddhist art, literature, monasteries and general history of Mongolian lands, the transcreation of the 6000 plus works in the Kanjur and Tanjur, highlights of Lamaism across the centuries, the writing of 220 philosophical, ritual, hagiographical and historical works under the Manchu dynasty, and so on. The development continued till 1920s when the communists took over. ...

Buddhism and Gandhara art,

Buddhism and Gandhara art,


ISBN: 9788173052644, 8173052646

The present work is the outcome of an International Conference on 'Buddhism and Gandhara Art' organised in the joint collaboration of the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla and Jnana-Pravaha--Centre for Cultural Studies, Varanasi.

The Buddhist architecture in Andhra

The Buddhist architecture in Andhra

Das, D Jithendra (1950- )

ISBN: 9788185016351, 8185016356

Buddhist art and architecture: collected papers of Shri M.C. Joshi, ed. by B.R. Mani et al

Buddhist art and architecture: collected papers of Shri M.C. Joshi, ed. by B.R. Mani et al


ISBN: 9788173055751, 8173055750

This volume brings together 20 selected essays which Shri M.C. Joshi wrote over a period of nearly four decades. Perceptive, insightful and thought-provoking, these essays present an entirely new approach to the study of Buddhist art and architecture.

Buddhist art in south-east Asia: the Indian influence on the art of Thailand

Buddhist art in south-east Asia: the Indian influence on the art of Thailand

Le May, Reginald

ISBN: 9788173052606, 8173052603

The aim of this volume is to present a connected history of different forms of Buddhist art which flourished in south-east Asia, especially Thailand, from the early years of Christian era up to the end of the sixteenth century.

Buddhist art: an historical and cultural journey, tr. by Narisa Chakrabongse

Buddhist art: an historical and cultural journey, tr. by Narisa Chakrabongse

Beguin, Gilles

ISBN: 9789749863879, 9749863879

A passionate scholar of art, the author has chosen to organise his synthesis in the form of an historical atlas. Together with photography, plans and reconstructions of the monuments and their artwork, this publication also contains previously unpublished cartography. The author takes the reader on an historical and cultrual journey across the vast continent of Asia.

Buddhist art: an illustrated introduction

Buddhist art: an illustrated introduction

Chicarelli, Charles, F

ISBN: 9789749575543, 9749575547

Over 180 color photographs from temples, museums, historical sites, and private collections enhance this attractive survey of the Buddhist art of India, Central Asia, China, Korea, Japan, Nepal, Tibet, Sri Lanka, Burma, (Myanmar), Indonesia, Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam. It presents the life story and teachings of Sakyamuni Buddha, founder of Buddhism, as shown in paintings, sculptures and o...

Buddhist art: in praise of the divine, foreword by Lokesh Chandra

Buddhist art: in praise of the divine, foreword by Lokesh Chandra

Shashibala

ISBN: 9788174362179, 8174362177

This book explores the expression of art in the three different dimensions of architecture, sculpture, and painting, the book journeys through time, themes, and the grand structures of Buddhism to portray a unique world-- a world at once simple and esoteric, grand and humble, sombre and cheerful.

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