Resultados para: buddhas
Juhn Y. Ahn(10272055)
Two issues central to the transition from the Kory to the Chos n dynasty in fourteenth-century Korea were social differences in ruling elites and the decline of Buddhism, which had been the state religion. In this revisionist history, Juhn Ahn...
Premodern Buddhists are sometimes characterized as veritable mind scientists” whose insights anticipate modern research on the brain and mind. Aiming to complicate this story, Dan Arnold confronts a significant obstacle to popular attempts at...
Nance, Richard; Nance,Richard F.(4045067)
As with many religious and philosophical traditions, Buddhist intellectual discourse owes its development to a dynamic interplay of primary source material and subsequent interpretation, yet until now Buddhist scholarship has neglected to privilege...
The Buddhas of Bamiyan in Afghanistan, carved in the sixth century AD, represented two aspects of the Buddha, universal and historical. In March 2001 the Taliban destroyed them. They were massive, 55m and 38m tall, hewn out of the solid rock face and...
In 1975, Steffi Smith leaves Georgia and travels to Oregon, seeking a new start in the woods. She finds that and more. By the author of Starvation Ridge.
Miksic,John; Tranchini,Anita; Tranchini,Marcello(4996402)
With vivid photography, and insightful commentary, this travel pictorial shines a light on the Buddhist art and architecture of Borobudur.The glorious ninth–century Buddhist stupa of Borobudur—the largest Buddhist monument in the world—stands in the...
Chopra, Deepak; Baker,Ian; Shrestha,Romio(3675367)
In the tradition of Celestial Gallery and Goddesses of the Celestial Gallery, Romio Shrestha’s latest large-format art book gathers striking Tibetan-style mandala paintings featuring the Buddha. Each book is hand-bound and two-feet tall, with artwork...
Instrumental: 60 Buddhas