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...
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.
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...
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.
ISBN: 9788190995009, 8190995006
This book represents a comprehensive study of `The Bejewelled Buddha' considering stylistic as well as iconographic issues.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ISBN: 9780143441564, 0143441566
The ABC of Indian art--Embark on a vivid journey on which you'll learn about the origins and evolution of art in the country. Prepare to be amazed by the first pictures made by early humans; reflect upon the serenity of Buddhist cave paintings at Ajanta; marvel at the splendour of Mughal miniature art; delight in the religious depictions of Tanjore; study the hybrid Company and revivalist Benga...
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. ...
Das, D Jithendra (1950- )
ISBN: 9788185016351, 8185016356
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.
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.
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.
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...
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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