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Turning Back Time, Koyasan Buddhist Temple, Japan

Historic contributions of Japanese arts teachers honored at “Hidden Legacy” performance.

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Mandalas : Creating, destroying Art to show Compassion

Most artists want to preserve their work forever, but for Buddhist scholar Losang Samten, the completion of his sacred artwork is followed by dismantling it and throwing its remnants into running water.

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Ahmedabad, India - Centuries-Old Votive Buddhist stupa discovered at Gujarat

Ahmedabad, India — Gujarat State Archaeology Directorate under the Sports, Youth & Cultural Activities Department had been conducting scientific excavation at Vadnagar since 2005.

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Mytical Arts of Tibet to be performed Sunday in Mahwah, United-States

The contrast of saffron and maroon robes … a pair of 10-foot horns that bellow like singing elephants … throaty tones reminiscent of Gregorian chants blended with the multiphonic rumblings of a didgeridoo … there’s no mistaking the Tibetan arts of the monks of the Drepung Loseling Monastery.

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Seated Buddha, Tang dynasty (618–906), ca. 650

Buddhist images executed in dry lacquer were highly valued by the Chinese because of their costly and time-consuming process of production. There are so few surviving examples that this seated Buddha is especially precious.

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Buddha Amoghasiddhi with Eight Bodhisattvas, ca. 1200–1250

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York
Tibet (Central regions)
Distemper on cloth 27 1/8 x (...)

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Model of a stupa (Buddhist shrine), ca. 4th century - Pakistan

Stupas, the earliest Buddhist monuments preserved in India, began as solid hemispherical domes that marked the remains of a great leader or teacher. They were incorporated into early Buddhist art as symbols of the continuing presence of Shakyamuni Buddha after his parinirvana ...

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Standing Buddha Offering Protection, late 5th century

Standing Buddha Offering Protection, late 5th century}}
India (Uttar Pradesh, Mathura)

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Ensō (円相) - Zen circle

This circle symbolizes enlightenment, strength, elegance, the Universe, and the void; it can also symbolize the Japanese aesthetic itself. As an "expression of the moment" it is often considered a form of minimalist expressionist art.

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Thomas Matsuda - Buddhist sculptor thankful for UMass

"Japanese monks inspired me to study art in Japan," Matsuda says. So following receipt of his bachelor of fine arts in painting and drawing from the Pratt Institute in New York City, Matsuda first apprenticed under the Japanese sculptor Koukei Eri of Kyoto for two years, then lived in a mountain village where he carved more than two hundred Buddha figures for temples, shrines, and patrons.

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