Visualizing a Buddhist sutra : text and figure in Himalayan art (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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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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This volume analyzes the inscriptions, murals, and manuscripts of the Avatamsakasutra of the Tabo monestary focusing particularly on the Gandavyuhasutra and comments on Buddhist art being a mode of transmission of Buddhist ideas contained in texts.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thakur, Laxman S.
Visualizing a Buddhist sutra.
New Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)989122971
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laxman S Thakur
ISBN: 019567314X 9780195673142
OCLC Number: 62701419
Language Note: Includes Tibetan facsimile text
Description: xi, 161 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Prologue : a study of the Gandavyuhasutra --
2. Enframed inscriptional panel and Tibetan manuscript --
3. pilgrim's progress : the narrative pictorials --
4. inscriptional text --
5. Epilogue : the cultural heritage of Tabo.
Responsibility: Laxman S. Thakur.
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