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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 (2001) 52 (1): 63–82.
Published: 01 April 2001
... of certain image types. Eastern India, in particular the area in the modern Indian state of Bihar encompassing renowned Buddhist sites such as Bodhgaya and Nalanda, is well recognized for its impor- tance in Buddhist history.' Although many details of spe- cific practices have been lost to us...
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Archives of Asian Art (2005) 55 (1): 53–63.
Published: 01 April 2005
...-day Heber, who visited Patna during that year (Surendra Gopal, Patna in the granaries. 19th Century [A Socio-Cultural Profile] [Calcutta: Naya Prokash, 1982], 18. The ruined state of the Nalanda stapa, a geographically closer pp. 5-6...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (2): 217–242.
Published: 01 October 2019
... (635–713) reported on the ordination platform of Nālandā Monastery in India, which was composed of two tiers and had a small caitya (a type of reliquary) at the center of the upper tier. This feature resonates with the same characteristic found in other ordination platforms of Korea as well...
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Archives of Asian Art (2015) 65 (1-2): 57–86.
Published: 01 October 2015
... of a monk named Vipulaśrīmitra from Nālandā. 9. For a de­tailed dis­cus­sion of this man­u­script’s icon­o­ Will Tuladhar-Douglas spec­u­lates that a “śrīmitra” lin­e­age graphic program­ and the cultic­ value,­ see Jinah Kim, “A of scholar monks from Nālandā and Vikramaśīla had a Book...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (2): 271–322.
Published: 01 October 2016
.... METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART 297 26. Vajrapani, the Thunderbolt-bearing Bodhisattva, India, Bihar, probably Nalanda, 7th–early 8th century. Sculpture, stone, 78.4 Â 60.5 Â 15.2 cm. Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2015.500.4.9. Gift of Florence and Herbert Irving, 2015. 298...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 April 2019
... to cement that continuity. While visiting the renowned monastery of Nalanda, Xuanzang reported being told that the monastery was named for the nāga who resided in a nearby water tank. Although Xuanzang was skeptical of the attribution, the concept seems to have been accepted locally. 27 Likewise...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (2): 173–197.
Published: 01 October 2020
... and Practice of Temple Architecture in Medieval India , fig. 1.33), and on similarly dated architraves from stupa gateways from Mathurā (Meister et al., Foundations of North Indian Style , pl. 8). 43. A sixth-century stupa at Nālandā has eight miniature shrines pushing out from its curved sides...
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