Title Buddhist World Heritage: Monuments in Asia
Book Condition New
Jacket Condition New
Publisher New Delhi, India Buddhist World Press/B.R. Publishing Corporation 2010
8190821237 / 9788190821230
Seller ID 110346
In this book are described thirty Buddhist World Heritage Sites and Monuments in Asia which have been so far listed as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in accordance with the "Convention concerning the protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage" adopted by the General Conference of the UNESCO in 1972. In other world, these Buddhist Monuments are of `exceptional and universal value and protection thereof is the concern of all mankind". The Monuments covered here are in the following countries" Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Nepal, Pakistan, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Tibet. While describing these monuments, a brief history of introduction and development of Buddhism in each country has also been given to put the creation of these edifices in proper perspective. CONTENTS: Introduction; Part I : SOUTH ASIA : 1. India : i. Maha Bodhi Temple ii. Sanchi Stupa iii. Ajanta Caves iv. Ellora Caves 2. Pakistan : i. Taxila ii. Takht-i-Bahi 3. Bangladesh : i. Paharpur Buddhist Ruins 4. Nepal : i. Lumbini ii. Bodhnath Stupa iii. Swayambhunath Stupa 5. Sri Lanka : i. Anuradhapura ii. Dambulla Caves iii. Kandy Tooth Temple iv. Polonnaruwa 6. Afghanistan : i. Bamiyan Valley Part II : SOUTH-EAST ASIA : 7. Thailand : i. Sukhothai ii. Ayulthaya 8. Laos : i. Luang Prabang 9. Cambodia 10. Indonesia : i. Borohudur Part III : EAST ASIA : 11. China : i. Tun Huang (Mogao) Caves ii. Giant Buddha of Leshan Longmen Grottoes iii. Yungang Grottoes 12. South Korea : i. Bulguska Temple ii. Seokguram Sculptured Buddha iii. Haeinsa Temple 13. Japan : i. Horyuji Buddhist Monuments ii. Nara Great Buddha iii. Kyoto Temples 14. Tibet : i. Potala Palace Printed Pages: 163.
Buddhist World Heritage: Monuments in Asia D.C. Ahir