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Pilgrimage and Buddhist art

Author: Adriana G Proser; Asia Society. Museum.
Publisher: [New York] : Asia Society ; New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, ©2010.
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According to sacred texts, the historical Buddha encouraged his disciples to make pilgrimages to sites associated with his life. This book employs sacred objects, textiles, sculpture, manuscripts,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Ausstellung
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Pilgrimage and Buddhist art.
[New York] : Asia Society ; New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)737680929
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adriana G Proser; Asia Society. Museum.
ISBN: 9780300155662 0300155662
OCLC Number: 432315135
Notes: Published on the occasion of the exhibition held Mar. 16-June 20, 2010, Asia Society Museum, New York, N.Y.
Description: xi, 211 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 32 cm
Contents: The geography of Buddhist pilgrimage in Asia / Robert H. Stoddard --
Outward and inward journeys : an introduction to Buddhist pilgrimage / D. Max Moerman --
The significance of Bodh Gaya / Janice Leoshko --
Bhutan's tiger's nest : a Tibetan Buddhist pilgrimage and popular media / Katherine Anne Paul --
The temple on Mount Suthep and pilgrimage in northern Thailand / Donald K. Swearer --
Buddhist pilgrimage and mountains in China / Chün-fang Yü --
The sacred topography of Mount Wutai at Dunhuang / Susan L. Benigson --
Buddhist pilgrimages in Japan / Ian Reader --
Catalogue. The Buddha and the sacred site / entries by Jacqueline Ganem [and others]. The journey / entries by Terese Tse Bartholomew [and others]. Merit, mementos, and sacred bonds / entries by Jacqueline Ganem [and others] --
Appendices. Map of Asia : selected Buddhist pilgrimage sites. Map of Asia : major routes for trade and the transmission of Buddhism. Chronology of selected events related to Buddhist pilgrimage / Daisy Yiyou Wang and Adriana Proser. Glossary of names and terms / Daisy Yiyou Wang and Adriana Proser.
Responsibility: edited by Adriana Proser.

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"Sumptuously illustrated . . . usefully organized . . . Although the photographs from the exhibit alone are worth the price, the book includes several short essays that are immensely valuable to Read more...

 
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