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Archives of Asian Art (2015) 65 (1-2): 139–179.
Published: 01 October 2015
... the crafting of a distinct Manchu Imperial Buddhist identity centered on Qianlong himself as the apparition of Mañjuśrī at Wutai Shan. Copyright © Asia Society 2015 Manchu Buddhism the Qianlong emperor Wutai Shan Baodi Si Baoxiang Si Xiang Shan Shuxiang Si Chengde Mañjuśrī Tibetan Buddhism...
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Archives of Asian Art (2010) 60 (1): 43–78.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Sonya S. Lee Copyright © Asia Society 2010 Transmitting Buddhism to a Future Age: The Leiyin Cave at Fangshan and Cave-Temples with Stone Scriptures in Sixth-Century China sonya s. lee University...
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Archives of Asian Art (2023) 73 (2): 79–106.
Published: 01 October 2023
... each to their own place, heaven or the underworld. To better preach Buddhism with the approach of “match meaning” ( geyi ), early clerics adapted the cosmological theme of heaven and axis mundi by associating Mount Kunlun with Mount Sumeru and the Chinese heaven with Trāyastrimsa. They peopled Mount...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 October 2018
... the crucial link with the artistic traditions of Gandhara, India, and Persia in explicating the Chinese adaptation of a complex, foreign visual culture through the introduction of Buddhism. This essay reviews a number of significant publications on the art and archaeology of Kucha that have appeared...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (2): 153–185.
Published: 01 October 2016
... Chinese objects and images to nineteenth-century Siam. The ideals of accretion and abundance characteristic of Thai Buddhism and the sinophilia of Rama III facilitated the construction of “Chinese-style” Thai temples. Glass paintings with scenes of the Pearl River Delta, Romance of the Three Kingdoms...
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Archives of Asian Art (2010) 60 (1): 89–94.
Published: 01 April 2010
... and Practice: by Willow Weilan Hai Chang, from 20 September Buddhism in China from the 5th–9th Centuries’’ organ- through 8 December 2007. The guest curator was the ized by Juliano and France Pepper, Director of Arts well-respected scholar Annette L. Juliano, whose pre- and Culture Programs...
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Archives of Asian Art (2022) 72 (2): 255–272.
Published: 01 October 2022
... Esoteric Buddhism Huayan mandala Śubhakarasiṃha Amoghavajra Guiyijun Zhang Yichao Vajradhātu Tibet To elaborate: if the structure and subject matter are not spoken of, then those who act on the basis of reason, assuming that it is unconnected and purposeless like the words of a madman...
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Archives of Asian Art (2022) 72 (2): 284–290.
Published: 01 October 2022
... methodology. Concerning the latter, the author states that he aims “to elucidate the historical development of esoteric Buddhism and the maṇḍala, paying particular attention to proper names, mudrās and mantras” (11). More precisely, the author uses proper names of deities, their gestures or symbols ( mudrā...
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Archives of Asian Art (2012) 62 (1): 100–102.
Published: 01 April 2012
... not suggested that perhaps this workshop might function mean that they were free of associations. If the expected somewhat like a ‘‘methods’’ course for Asian art history. audience had little or no knowledge of Buddhism, what Although the students employed diverse strategies for does the relationship between...
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Archives of Asian Art (2006) 56 (1): 61–80.
Published: 01 April 2006
... studies as one of two works promulgated by the Tiantai school of Buddhism in China to substantiate its claim to a religious genealogy leading back to the histori...
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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (2): 143–187.
Published: 01 October 2017
..., and protective deities in the elaborate maṇḍala described in the Kālacakra Tantra do not appear, nor do the deities associated with time that are nearly exclusive to the Kālacakra maṇḍala . Instead, there are many forms of the two most “popular” deities of Tibetan Buddhism, Avalokiteśvara and Tārā, along...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (1): 87–109.
Published: 01 April 2018
... (Xiaofowan 小佛灣) and the series of reliefs lining the primary paths to the site, were all masterminded by a single monk, Zhao Zhifeng 趙智鳳 (1159–1249?), who drew ecumenically from the myriad traditions of Buddhism—Chan, Huayan, Esoteric, Pure Land, and otherwise—current in Song-dynasty (960–1279) Sichuan. 2...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (2): 217–242.
Published: 01 October 2019
... will help us reexamine the platform's date. Finally, I explore the historical role that the T'ongdosa ordination platform played in Silla Buddhism and beyond. In the 1940s Ōchō Enichi provided a foundational understanding of the history of ordination platforms in China, Japan, and Korea. 6 Broadly...
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Archives of Asian Art (2009) 59 (1): 105–133.
Published: 01 April 2009
... to propagate all concerned scholars read the steles as retrospective Buddhism and in Buddhist ritual flourished for a rela- monuments. tively brief two centuries or so, during the Northern- Missing from previous scholarship, however, is any Southern Dynasties (317–589). Buddhism did not in- assessment...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 April 2019
... of Buddhism, the Japanese government legally separated a cave shrine housing a Dragon King from the nearby monastery of Murō-ji. The nineteenth-century officials apparently did not recognize the cave shrine as being intrinsically linked to the monastery or its practices, even though there are clear records...
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Archives of Asian Art (2012) 62 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 April 2012
... of the fine Buddhism. The piece is painted in blue Devana¯gariı¯ pieces likely supplied to the palace during the reign of script with the Sanskrit seed syllables (S: bı¯ja) for a Huizong 徽宗 (r. 1101–1126).16 The planter, measure, Buddhist dha¯ ran¯ı charm, used in Tantric chanting prac- and jar were all...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (1): 107–151.
Published: 01 April 2016
... Wu Bin’s album, were more about artistic the album and its source text, the S´ u¯ ramgama Sutra innovation than about Buddhism. (Lengyanjing as a sign of both˙ the artist’s This paper reexamines Wu Bin’s Album of the liberation from the restrictions of Buddhist canons and Twenty-five Dharma...
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Archives of Asian Art (2005) 55 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 April 2005
... the three-quarter compositions, this essay will turn to discuss the functions of frontal compositions within the devo- tional practices of Pure Land Buddhism in the late Kory6 dynasty. Rather than asking what moments these pictures represent, I shall seek to discover how the frontal images served...
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Archives of Asian Art (2006) 56 (1): 105–106.
Published: 01 April 2006
... He had, however, a penchant for the most obscure or OF BUDDHISM convoluted solution. The smallest detail unearthed from a passage in a rare wenji became the crucial element of Wai-kam was genuinely torn between the way of the argument, the point on which hung the integrity...
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Archives of Asian Art (2012) 62 (1): 102–103.
Published: 01 April 2012
... and light across spacious interior surfaces. The devotional spaces, and perhaps even new Buddhisms. Pulitzer building invites, even requires, a contempla- tive mode of being, an engagement with transcendence Catherine Becker is Assistant Professor of Art...