Buddhist Art: An Illustrated Introduction


by Chicarelli, Charles F.

Buddhist Art: An Illustrated Introduction

Price:  US$33.65   (SGD42.06*)
Format:  Paper Back, 298 pages
Published:  2004, Thailand, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9789749575543
SB#:  035992 (701)

About This Book

This introduction to Buddhist art surveys India, Central Asia, China, Korea, Japan, Nepal, Tibet, Sri Lanka, 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 other works of art, and explores the major schools of Buddhism - Theravada, Mahayana, Vajrayana, Zen - and the styles and characteristics of the Buddhas, bodhisattvas, deities, and other images seen in their art. The text is complemented by 180 colour photographs from temples, museums, historical sites and private collections.


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