New PDF release: BUDDHIST ARCHITECTURE

By Le Phuoc

ISBN-10: 0984404309

ISBN-13: 9780984404308

the quantity completely examines the origins and critical forms of Buddhist structure in Asia basically among the 3rd century BCE-twelfth centuries CE with an emphasis on India. It goals to build shared architectural characteristics and styles alongwith the by-product relationships among Indian and Asian Buddhist monuments. It additionally discusses the ancient antecedents within the Indus Civilization and the spiritual and philosophical foundations of the 3 colleges of Buddhism and its founder, Buddha. formerly vague issues corresponding to Aniconic and Vajrayana (Tantric) structure and the 4 holiest websites of Buddhism may also be lined during this finished quantity. the writer extra investigates the affects of Buddhist structure upon Islamic, Christian, and Hindu structure which have been neglected by means of earlier students.

This electronic version comprises new colour pictures formerly unavailable within the black-and-white paperback edition.

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