Dictionary of Buddhist Iconography, Vol. 1

By: Lokesh Chandra

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The Dictionary of Buddhist Iconography is an endeavour of half a century to identify, classify, describe and delineate the bewildering variation in Buddhist icons. It spans the last twenty centuries, and it is a comparative study of unprecedented geographic variations, besides the ever evolving visualisations of great masters who introduced extraordinary plurality of divine forms in the dharanis and sadhanas. "The Dictionary details the characteristic attributes, chronology and symbolism of over twelve thousand main and minor deities. It reflects the extraordinary cultural, literary, aesthetic and spiritual achievements of several nations of Asia over two millennia.

Title: Dictionary of Buddhist Iconography, Vol. 1

Author Name: Lokesh Chandra

Categories: Art, India, Art & Art History, Buddhism and Buddhist Studies,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aditya Prakashan: 1999

ISBN: 8186471995

ISBN 13: 9788186471999

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 23 Cms x 29 Cms

Seller ID: 014947

Keywords: Indian Buddhism Buddhist Dictionary Buddha Iconography Religion