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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2016) 66 (1): 81–105.
Published: 01 April 2016
... understanding the gaps between the deity’s textual description and its visual representation. keywords: Thousand-armed Man˜ jus´r Thousand-armed Avalokites´vara, Man˜ jus´r Avalokites´vara, Mt. Wutai, Dunhuang, Mogao caves, mural painting, Buddhist painting, Buddhist art, esoteric Buddhism, Huayan Buddhism...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 2015) 65 (1-2): 87–115.
Published: 01 October 2015
... 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 (1 April 2010) 60 (1): 89–94.
Published: 01 April 2010
.... 5, entries for Cats. 1, 2). and the rewards of a more widely Buddhological The treatment of Esoteric Buddhism in China is approach. most fraught, naturally, since it demands familiarity As already indicated, the treatment of the Anguo with a great range of Buddhological sources. Few indi...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2018) 68 (1): 87–109.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Small Buddha Bend (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...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 2017) 67 (2): 143–187.
Published: 01 October 2017
...; the version of the life of the Buddha and the many Bodhisattvas represent the Mahāyāna; and the five Tathāgatas with consorts to the side and Kālacakra and Viśvamātā signify Esoteric Buddhism or Tantra. (For more specifics, please refer to the detailed identification of the iconographic program in the...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2005) 55 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 April 2005
... flexibility accords with the situation of Koryo Pure Land Fig. I. Amitabha Triad. i4th c. H. 100.9 cm, w. 54.2 cm. MOA Museum Buddhism, which did not form an independent school but of Art, Atami, Japan. was embraced by Chan, Tiantai, and Esoteric schools as a powerful devotional methodology. I...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2001) 52 (1): 121–127.
Published: 01 April 2001
... Pottery from the Liang Chu Site, Chekiang Fowler, Sherry. Shifting Identities in Buddhist Sculpture:Who's Who in Province, vol. 3 (1948-1949), pp. 13-42. the Muro-ji Kona), vol. 52 (2000), pp. 83-104. Karetsky, Patricia Eichenbaum. Esoteric Buddhism and the Famensi...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2006) 56 (1): 61–80.
Published: 01 April 2006
... Buddhist 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 (1 April 2001) 52 (1): 83–104.
Published: 01 April 2001
...- hall, the Buddhist icons stand upon an altar measuring three metrically arranged around the mandorla signifies the con- bays, placed in front of an interior wall of the same width. cept known in Esoteric Buddhism as ShichibutsuYakushi (the In the center of the altar stands the Main Image (honzon...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2007) 57 (1): 51–94.
Published: 01 April 2007
...: Sanjiao), or Unity of the Three Teachings The conflation of religious cults seen in the Song (C: Sanjiao heyi), which advocated the equivalency of dynasty art of Dazu took two general forms. One was and combined adherence to the teachings of Buddhism, related to the familiar form of religious syncretism...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2010) 60 (1): 19–42.
Published: 01 April 2010
... half of the Heian period the determine when a given su¯ tra arrived from the conti- Tendai school began making seven mutually distinctive nent. In theory, Yijing’s su¯ tra could have entered Japan statues of Yakushi as a set for use in the Esoteric Rite shortly after being translated into Chinese in...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2012) 62 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 April 2012
... ru and mo as One or Two.40 In her assessment the Middle Way doc- ‘‘scholar’’ and ‘‘ink trine overlapped with Qianlong’s personal practice of The final line of the poem, he lu¨ he si, refers to the esoteric Vajraya¯na (Diamond Vehicle) Buddhism within Xici xia (Appended Phrases) of the Yijing (Book...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2001) 52 (1): 63–82.
Published: 01 April 2001
... helpfully organize tain aspects of the activity at each site. For example, the material, but they can also obscure the character of late early structures at Bodhgaya and its Mahabodhi Temple have Buddhist activity in the homeland of Buddhism, since the received far more attention than the great number...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2019) 69 (1): 21–53.
Published: 01 April 2019
... deer and subsequent journey to the underworld, his conversion to Buddhism, his discovery of relics of the Buddha, and his prophecy that his own relics would to be revered by future generations. 35 Wu Hung also demonstrates that different agendas lay behind different versions of the story. In the...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2007) 57 (1): 121–150.
Published: 01 April 2007
... Land Buddhism: a be- The two works are in the most clear accord in their ba- liever traversing a perilous landscape in order to enter sic compositional elements, and in the general arrange- into the paradise of Amida, the Buddha of the West ment of these. Both paintings show two realms, a splen...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2012) 62 (1): 69–79.
Published: 01 April 2012
...., Naritashishi minzokuhen (Narita: 1 (1969), p. 31. See also Naritasan Reiko¯ kan, ‘‘Reiko¯ kan Naritashi Shihensan Iinkai, 1982), p. 689. ema hakuraku tome shu¯ ho ho¯ koku’’ (Narita: Naritasan 7. Nihon sho¯ min bunka shiryo¯ shu¯ sei, vol. 6; Kabuki Library for Buddhism, 1961). Ema are also...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2014) 64 (1): 59–73.
Published: 01 April 2014
... Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism, stressed the im- portance of monastic discipline based on the Vinaya.2 Although Ngor emerged as a focal site for the transmis...