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Visualizing a Buddhist sutra : text and figure in Himalayan art

Author: Laxman S Thakur
Publisher: New Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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Analyses the inscriptions, murals, and manuscripts of the Avatamsakasutra of the Tabo monastery, focusing particularly on the Gandavyuhasutra and comments on Buddhist art being a mode of transmission  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laxman S Thakur
ISBN: 019567314X 9780195673142
OCLC Number: 62701419
Language Note: Includes Tibetan facsimile text
Description: xi, 161 p., 8 p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm.
Contents: LIST OF TABLES, LIST OF FIGURES; LIST OF PLATES; ABBREVIATIONS; NOTE ON TRANSCRIPTION AND SIGN CRITICS; PROLOGUE; CHAPTER I. ENFRAMED INSCRIPTIONAL PANEL AND TIBETAN MANUSCRIPT; CHAPTER II. THE PILGRIM S PROGRESS: THE NARRATIVE PICTORIALS; CHAPTER III. THE INSCRIPTIONAL TEXTS; EPILOGUE; APPENDICES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Responsibility: Laxman S. Thakur.
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