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Archives of Asian Art (2015) 65 (1-2): 87–115.
Published: 01 October 2015
... this border-land region and can be considered a local architectural response to Tibetan Buddhist ritual practices. Copyright © Asia Society 2015 Lu family Tusi Yongdeng County Chinese architecture Tibetan architecture Ming dynasty Miaoyin Temple (Miaoyinsi) Tibetan Buddhism Emperor Yongle...
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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (2): 243–268.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Sarah Richardson Abstract How can visual texts, closed books, and painted images work together in Buddhist temples to reinforce one another and act upon viewers? The fourteenth-century murals at the Tibetan temple of Shalu integrate pictures with long passages of Tibetan texts and select...
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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 (2020) 70 (2): 225–244.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of the often tense relationship between religious and empirical epistemologies. At the same time, the evaluation of certain readings of the visual record lead to suggested revisions in the support they provide to Gyatso's primary argument. In addition, other precedents of depictions “from life” in Tibetan art...
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Archives of Asian Art (2013) 63 (1): 59–86.
Published: 01 April 2013
... of the Tthe edges of the Tibetan cultural horizon were often cultural life they had encountered, both center and dramatically affected by direct institutional links to a few periphery may have regarded this as an expansion of prestigious Central Tibetan (dbus tsang) monasteries or the center. Yet once...
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Archives of Asian Art (2012) 62 (1): 90–99.
Published: 01 April 2012
...-Tibetan Buddhism and to her personal response versus gold on indigo paper, respectively. Bing Huang to seeing such an object totally removed from its ritual engaged the three-dimensionality of her chosen object, environment. To her, the Nepalese Bodhisattva ‘‘felt a small Tang-dynasty seated bodhisattva...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2016
.... Their growing importance may have accounts,10 Kittoe identified Baragaon as ‘‘Na Lo’’ of 3 affected Nalanda’s prominence in the region. The Tibetan Faxian; later Alexander Cunningham identified these monk Dharmasvamin’s account of his visit to Nalanda remains as the ruins...
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Archives of Asian Art (2001) 52 (1): 63–82.
Published: 01 April 2001
... after the seventeenth cen- have been little discussed, probably because only one extant tury. Although such Tibetan paintings, as well as lesser- Indian example is known: a painting at Ajanta. This fifth- known Chinese and Japanese examples, always present the century painting depicts...
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Archives of Asian Art (2013) 63 (2): 133–154.
Published: 01 October 2013
... into relative oblivion after the fall of their assistance of the valley’s Bhatt priests before turning royal sponsors—no one group ever completely controlled homeward. A few proceed toward the fabled Mount the Jageshwar valley and its edifices. As a secluded yet Kailash and Lake Mansarovar in the Tibetan...
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Archives of Asian Art (2013) 63 (2): 209–210.
Published: 01 October 2013
... art (1946). His first as The Arts of China, as well as his authorship of the publication, in 1945, was on Tibetan art in the West original edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica’s exten- China Union University Museum. In Sichuan he also sive entry on ‘‘The Visual Arts of China’’ (1974). taught...
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Archives of Asian Art (2012) 62 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 April 2012
...¯yana, in their estimation, expresses the three Moon). The architecture of the ‘‘Cloud Residence’’ imi- faces of the painting:˙ the bust-portrait, the posed emperor- tated Beijing’s Tibetan Buddhist Yonghegong (Lama scholar, and the flesh-and-blood emperor-viewer. Temple) close to the Forbidden City...
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Archives of Asian Art (2001) 52 (1): 121–127.
Published: 01 April 2001
.... Ritual, and Classicism in Tang Architecture, vol. 44 (1991), pp. 27-50. Rowland, Benjamin Jr. The Problem of Hui Tsung, vol. 5 (1951), pp. Stoddard, Heather. Early Tibetan Paintings: Sources and Styles 5-22; Gandhara, Rome, and Mathura: The Early Relief Style, vol. 10 (Eleventh-Fourteenth...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (1): 85–117.
Published: 01 April 2020
... emperor performed this gesture in front of his Tibetan Buddhist teacher, Jang gya Rolpai Dorje, no visual evidence exists to reenact this performance of humility. Regarding Qianlong and his religious master, see Benard, “Qianlong Emperor and Tibetan Buddhism,” 124–26 . 33. This type of literary...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 April 2019
... vols. Delhi : Trübner , 1883 . Ch'en, Kenneth K. S. “ A Study of the Svāgata Story in the Divyāvadāna in Its Sanskrit, Pāli, Tibetan, and Chinese Versions .” Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies 9 , nos. 3–4 ( 1947 ): 207 – 314 . Cohen, Richard Scott . Setting the Three Jewels...
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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (2): 171–190.
Published: 01 October 2021
... Cave 25: The Tang-Tibetan relationships in Dunhuang images ]. Beijing : Shangwu yin shuguan chuban , 2016 . Sharf, Robert . “ Art in the Dark: The Ritual Context of Buddhist Caves in Western China .” In Art of Merit: Studies in Buddhist Art and Its Conservation , edited by David Park...
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Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (1): 75–92.
Published: 01 April 2014
... (Central Sea) and Nanhai 南海 (South Sea). During the a boat ride, mountain ascent, wine, and food32 For Qing dynasty (1644–1911) Beihai was again redesigned. ordinary people, the inaccessible garden remained a The Tibetan-style White Dagoba, a dome-shaped memo- mysterious site that held trappings...
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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 (2016) 66 (1): 81–105.
Published: 01 April 2016
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Archives of Asian Art (2013) 63 (1): 27–58.
Published: 01 April 2013
... with the illustrated Bha¯ ga- mained current at the Rajput courts well into the nine- vatapura¯ na (Fig. 13). In both, figures tend to float, and teenth century; ‘‘Indic’’ sets up ‘‘Mughal in contrast, architectural˙ settings appear to one side of the page, as foreign, which it was not; and ‘‘Rajput’’ would...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (2): 181–216.
Published: 01 October 2019
... vague state of affairs regarding how—or, more precisely, with which architectural and other sacramental fixtures—these early images from Kuṣān Mathurā were originally enshrined according to their ritual purpose and use. Unfortunately, none of the protagonists who retrieved the core inscribed...
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