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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 of...
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Published: 01 October 2018
Figure 1. Remains of monastic complex and cave temples at Simsim Caves, China, fourth–fifth century. Photograph: Sonya S. Lee. Figure 1. Remains of monastic complex and cave temples at Simsim Caves, China, fourth–fifth century. Photograph: Sonya S. Lee. More
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Figure 1. Remains of monastic complex and cave temples at Simsim Caves, China, fourth–fifth century. Photograph: Sonya S. Lee. Figure 1. Remains of monastic complex and cave temples at Simsim Caves, China, fourth–fifth century. Photograph: Sonya S. Lee. ...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (2): 173–197.
Published: 01 October 2020
... buried, in a literal interpretation of the “cave and mountain” symbolism that imbues Indian temple architecture or in order to protect the temple from the outset. It seems unlikely to me, however, because the wall shrines would then be redundant. 74. Pradip Krishen, personal communication with...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (1): 87–109.
Published: 01 April 2018
... program of the Southern Song–dynasty Cave of Perfect Enlightenment (Yuanjuedong) at Baodingshan, Dazu. It argues that the cave serves not as an arena for ritual practice per se but instead presents an idealized representation of such a site. In particular, this essay focuses on the conceptual function of...
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Archives of Asian Art (2011) 61 (1): 61–89.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Vidya Dehejia; Peter Rockwell Abstract India has a rich tradition of monuments cut from living rock, ranging from cave-shrines with a single façade to entire monolithic temples with both an interior and an exterior excavated from a mountainside. At a rough count more than eleven hundred caves and...
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Archives of Asian Art (2015) 65 (1-2): 87–115.
Published: 01 October 2015
... the Ming court31— and linguis­ tic­ roots interacted for common­ . . . ​purposes 38 both the Chi­nese- and Ti­bet­an-lan­guage texts po­si­tion During a long period­ of medi­ta­ tion­ in a cave on the moun­ the temple­ power­ ­fully within their respec­ ­tive spheres of tain, the Dge...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (1): 81–105.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Michelle C. Wang Abstract The Thousand-armed Mañjuśrī is an enigmatic form of the bodhisattva that appeared primarily in the Mogao cave shrines in northwestern China. There, the deity was nearly always paired with the Thousand-armed Avalokiteśvara on opposite walls or on opposite sides of a doorway...
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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (1): 111–142.
Published: 01 April 2017
... inscription identifies the scene as the presentation of Śākyamuni to the deity of his father's ancestral clan, described in textual sources as performed by men at a structural temple. The shift in meaning of this and other images at Kanaganahalli indicate that Buddhist narrative sources and emphases from...
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Archives of Asian Art (2015) 65 (1-2): 57–86.
Published: 01 October 2015
...—and en­countered­ to the main chamber­ in Cave 1 at Ajanta. It is no wonder­ Coomaraswamy’s above-cited comment.­ that In­dia’s mod­ern art­ists sought ar­tis­tic in­spi­ra­tion in the Building upon my earlier­ study of painted Buddhist­ Ajanta’s murals­ during­ their search for...
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 18. Plan of the Bedsa Chaitya, first century bce . Note the channel connecting the interior cell to the cell on the verandah. From James Burgess, Report on the Buddhist Cave Temples and Their Inscriptions (Delhi: Trübner, 1876–79), pl. XI. Figure 18. Plan of the Bedsa Chaitya, first More
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Archives of Asian Art (2006) 56 (1): 11–30.
Published: 01 April 2006
.... of data. Sato Chisui2 and Hou Xudong3 both assembled This paper is a study of one of the patrons of the large numbers of inscriptions from the epigraphic literature West Cave-Temple at the site of Shuiyu Si in southern and tabulated them according to a wide range of criteria. Hebei Province, a...
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Archives of Asian Art (2010) 60 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 April 2010
... Columbia University richard davis Bard College he magnificent set of excavated caves, rock-cut Material Changes and Religious Competition Tmonoliths, sculpted stone tableaux, and structural temples at the...
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Archives of Asian Art (2013) 63 (2): 165–178.
Published: 01 October 2013
...). cave temple site in the Turfan region, and many of them are of a particular type of painting, commonly referred to as a ‘‘Pranidhi scene Pranidhi paintings depict inci...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Figure 18. Plan of the Bedsa Chaitya, first century bce . Note the channel connecting the interior cell to the cell on the verandah. From James Burgess, Report on the Buddhist Cave Temples and Their Inscriptions (Delhi: Trübner, 1876–79), pl. XI. Figure 18. Plan of the Bedsa Chaitya, first...
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Archives of Asian Art (2006) 56 (1): 61–80.
Published: 01 April 2006
... historically received less scholarly attention than the more at most other caves at Longmen and elsewhere (Fig. 1). intensely carved west side, there are several impressive tem- Kanjingsi is largely empty except for a band of life-size relief ples and cave-temples, most of which were produced during...
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Archives of Asian Art (2004) 54 (1): 63–93.
Published: 01 April 2004
... want to suggest, in the meanings their form seems to embody. THE laRAIA BRONZES Before turning to the "Kerala-style" bronzes, I intro- duce the earliest bronzes from the region (ca. 8th-loth c which demonstrate strong ties to the greater south. A brief look at cave-temple...
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Archives of Asian Art (2007) 57 (1): 51–94.
Published: 01 April 2007
... wall are several small niches and two rectangular caves (the largest about modern buildings, including the empty shell of a small h. 100 Â w. 130 Â d. 5.50) carved out along the base of late Qing- or Republican-period temple, which once this rock formation (Fig. 5). Chinese archeologists have also...
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Archives of Asian Art (2012) 62 (1): 90–99.
Published: 01 April 2012
... level, Echoes of the Past: The Buddhist idea In Reflections of the Buddha, Buddhism is the Cave Temples of Xiangtangshan, which ‘‘restores’’ frag- big idea. ments into their original stone cave-temple locations by 98 ARCHIVES OF ASIAN ART Fig. 15...
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Archives of Asian Art (2009) 59 (1): 105–133.
Published: 01 April 2009
... appears commonly in Chinese steles of the sixth–seventh centuries as well as in earlier cave-temple images.14 I believe that the presence of two...