Iconography of the thousand Buddhas by Lokesh Chandra

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Published by International Academy of Indian Culture and Aditya Prakashan in New Delhi .

Written in English

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StatementLokesh Chandra ; assisted by Sushama Lohia.
SeriesSata-piṭaka series ;, v. 386
ContributionsLohia, Sushama., International Academy of Indian Culture.
LC ClassificationsBQ4670 .L65 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination5, 437 p. :
Number of Pages437
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL647011M
ISBN 108186471081
LC Control Number96914292

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Iconography of the thousand Buddhas. New Delhi: International Academy of Indian Culture and Aditya Prakashan, (OCoLC) Named Person: Buddha; Buddha.

Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Lokesh Chandra.; Sushama Lohia; International Academy of Indian Culture. Title: Iconography of the Thousand Buddhas Author(s): Lokesh Chandra ISBN: Year of Publication: Bibliographic Information: vi + p.

illus. Format: Hardcover Series Information: Satapitaka Series No. Language: English. The book also incorporates the names of each deity/deity-form in Sanskrit, Manchu, Mongolian, Tibetan, and Chinese. Unveiling, for the first time, the images of a veritably unique pantheon, in their enlarged format, and their accompanying Chinese eulogies, the book is bound to fascinate anyone concerned with Buddhist art and : Lokesh Chandra, Fredrick W.

Bunce. ICONOGRAPHY OF A THOUSAND BUDDHAS by Lokesh Chandra Iconography of the Thousand Buddhas records their names in Sanskrit, Tibetan, Manchu, Mongolian and Chinese.

Also contained in the text is Tibetan drawings of the Thousand Buddhas obtained from the printery below the Potala Palace at Lhasa in Tibet. These drawing have been reproduced in this book for the first time.

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Iconography: Three Main Topics: Peaceful Appearance: non-iconic, narrative based, a student of the Buddha from Mahayana literature - Buddha Appearance: Buddha of the Future, narrative based - Meditational Deity: iconic, based on the Tantra (Vajrayana) literature Maitreya Number Sets: Buddhas of the Three Times - Eight Great Bodhisattvas.

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