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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (1): 37–61.
Published: 01 April 2021
... and technical skill, most are overlooked as common fixtures inside bell towers at Buddhist temples across Asia. Yet the bell at Onoe Shrine has a particularly complex and fascinating story to tell. Using object biography as an approach to study this unusual monument enables us to see how this bell became...
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Archives of Asian Art (2013) 63 (1): 59–86.
Published: 01 April 2013
... grub; 1391–1474), who was on a western Tibetan Buddhist lineage of Central Tibet became known, pilgrimage that went as far as ‘‘the border of Kashmir with branch monasteries all over the Tibetan cultural [where] he met Shes-rab-bzang-po and heard many sacred sphere. Sherab Zangpo, the close follower...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 April 2019
... of the nāga Apalāla, and the ringing of a bell or the sounding of a drum were all indications of Buddhist cooperation with potentially dangerous regional gods. 26 The persistence of legends linking Buddhism to nāga s and local landmarks helped to organize the way the Chinese pilgrim understood the world...
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Archives of Asian Art (2011) 61 (1): 61–89.
Published: 01 April 2011
... upon a stepped platform and terminates in a bell-shaped unit, a stepped unit, and animal and rider capitals. At Buddhist monastic establishments including caitya halls Kanheri the animals and riders are carved in relief upon for worship and viha...
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Archives of Asian Art (2007) 57 (1): 51–94.
Published: 01 April 2007
... of the region, as well as the freestand- (Fig. 3) and adjacent areas of Anyue County.6 The ear- ing stone Buddhist sculptures from former temple sites liest cliff sculpture in that constellation is datable to the in the area of Chengdu, are now renowned jewels in seventh century, but the sculptural...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (2): 217–242.
Published: 01 October 2019
... was an exposed, leveled ground built on an elevated terrace at the northwest corner of the monastery proper. In combination with the ordination facility and the Buddhist pagoda, the initial ordination platform of T'ongdosa served as an important model for those subsequently built in Unified Silla and beyond...
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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (2): 143–187.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Rob Linrothe Abstract This essay argues that the design strategies of the murals in the Akaniṣṭha Shrine, the top-floor shrine at Tāranātha's Takden Phuntsokling, were intended to provoke in the viewer a type of absorption compatible with Tibetan Buddhist values. This would have been in line...
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Archives of Asian Art (2012) 62 (1): 69–79.
Published: 01 April 2012
... as aragoto, Shinsho¯ji a Buddhist temple in Chiba 千葉 which signified for the most part heroic commoners. As Prefecture.1 The religious donation of a portrait of a Laurence Kominz has shown, this style of Kabuki de- Kabuki actor may seem strange, but is in fact evidence of rived from Esoteric Buddhist...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (2): 181–216.
Published: 01 October 2019
...-Pierre . Mémoire sur les pays bouddhiques . Paris : Les Belles Lettres , 2013 . Dutt, Sukumar . Early Buddhist Monachism . Rev. ed. Bombay : Asia Publishing House , 1960 . First published 1924 by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner. Falk, Harry . Aśokan Sites and Artefacts: A Source Book...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2016
...M. B. Rajani Abstract Historical records suggest that Nalanda was a Buddhist monastery of considerable repute with immense physical dimensions, which remained in existence from the fourth/fifth century until at least the end of the twelfth. This study investigates the area around Nalanda...
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Archives of Asian Art (2010) 60 (1): 19–42.
Published: 01 April 2010
... Previous Studies on Yakushi Icons Classified as Shichibutsu Yakushi Buddha has thirty-two remarkable attributes on his Abody, marks of his transcendent qualities. Many As used by ancient and medieval Japanese Buddhists scriptures state...
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Archives of Asian Art (2013) 63 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2013
..., mountains, or water; or a lesser or great demonic putting on a play, and it is called ‘‘Silent Comedy’’ figure—especially when appearing as a chief or a king— (Ya zaju 25 who judges the dead in Buddhist and Daoist discourses that had developed since the late Six Dynasties (220– In this detailed depiction...
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Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (2): 119–163.
Published: 01 October 2014
... and a five-story pagoda (Goju¯noto¯, Fig. 2) located side by side, surrounded by a corridor 回廊 (Kairo¯ ) that o¯ryu¯ji is a Buddhist temple complex located presently connects to the Lecture Hall Ko¯ do¯ )to Hto the southwest of the city of Nara...
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Archives of Asian Art (2022) 72 (1): 55–74.
Published: 01 April 2022
... not surface elsewhere prior to Mathura, stronghold of Brahmanic culture during the Kushan Period. The answer is simple. Two dynamics came together at Mathura, one cultural, one societal. It was the first school of art to invent Hindu visual forms. (Gandhāran art during the same period focused more on Buddhist...
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Archives of Asian Art (2008) 58 (1): 1–42.
Published: 01 April 2008
... and Shanxi and those in more southern areas.6 Extant T(Treasure Hall of the Great Hero [Maha¯vı¯ra]; 1073/ buildings from the eleventh century provide something 1092–1096) is one of four Buddhist image hall build- more—a clearly developed local idiom within larger ings of virtually the same architectural...
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Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (2): 211–213.
Published: 01 October 2014
... cally taking aerial photographs of more than a dozen knowledge of Japanese art, which he as a student had important Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines, flying not received. To compensate for the dearth of introduc- over Nara, Osaka, and Kyoto in a single-engine Cessna tory English-language writing...
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Archives of Asian Art (2001) 52 (1): 105–120.
Published: 01 April 2001
... Gift, in honor of Brooke Astor Fig. 32. / Buddhist/Shinto Icon: Dakini Ten (Nambokucho period, 1333-1392). Japan. Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on hemp; 74.9 x 33 cm. 2000.274...
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Archives of Asian Art (2013) 63 (2): 215–276.
Published: 01 October 2013
... of Beverly Moss Spatt. 6 Jitish Kallat India. Photo: Brooklyn Museum. 6. Buddhist Reliquary in the Shape of a Stupa, China, Song period, 986. Silver, height 35.6 cm. Brooklyn Museum of Art, 2012.5. Gift of Mrs. Walter N. Rothschild...
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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (1): 93–122.
Published: 01 April 2021
... perhaps avoided the area around Itahar village to the west of the Chiramati, which has the Gamari as its main stream and where a good number of Buddhist and Jain images have been located. The sculptors remained conscious of the individuality of the ācārya figures. I have noted that the differences...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (2): 213–238.
Published: 01 October 2016
... to be the sine qua non of Japa- artifacts such as Buddhist temples and altar sculptures nese printmaking. This study argues that within the are among the motifs they favored. Moreover, some BERT WINTHER-TAMAKI The Ligneous Aesthetic of Postwar So¯ saku Hanga 217...