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Dernier ajout : 28 janvier 2017.

Statue of the luohan Tamrabhadra

Liao-Jin dynasties (10th-13th century)
Glazed terracotta
The term luohan (Sanskrit: arhat) describes the Buddhas original disciples who had attained Nirvâna, and the ideal of the Buddhist quest.
H: 123 cm
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Bonsai combines art with horticulture

Love at first sight is the best way to describe Dan O’Neal’s attraction to bonsai trees.

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Movie - Little Buddha ( 2 )

Lama Norbu comes to Seattle in search of the reincarnation of his dead teacher, Lama Dorje. His search leads him to young Jesse Conrad, Raju, a waif from Kathmandu, and an upper class Indian girl.

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Marriage of Buddhism and modern dance

Masked dancers run through gilded Buddhist statues on stage and roll over with them. The dancers also pile up plastic baskets on stage and knock them down, as if symbolizing Koreans accepting and consuming new culture rapidly.

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“My Buddha is Punk”

It’s the title of a documentary about a young punk rocker using music to raise awareness on social issues in Burma.

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Tibet Museum showcases photo exhibition in India

CHANDIGARH: The Tibet Museum of Department of Information and International Relations, Central Tibetan Administration, currently on a tour of 5 cities in Punjab and Haryana has completed the exhibition in 3 cities of its itinerary

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The 5 powers : A comic-book for the peace

A new comic book celebrating nonviolent heroes Thich Nhat Hanh, Alfred Hassler, and Sister Chan Khong.

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Exhibition on Indian Buddhist Art opens in Singapore

More than 80 pieces of rare Buddhist art from the Indian subcontinent are on display at the Asian Civilisations Museum in Singapore. The exhibition, which features artworks from Asia’s oldest museum in Kolkata, chronicles the evolution of Buddhist art from the 2nd century BC.

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Yen Li-pen - Chinese painter - T’ang dynasty

The Chinese painter Yen Li-pen (died 673) was the greatest master of the early T’ang dynasty. He was primarily a figure painter, and his style expresses the confident, expansive air of his age.

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Japan’s Ukiyo-e Paintings

Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts - Tbest collection of ukiyo-e paintings from Edo (now known as Tokyo) — paintings that paid tribute to the "floating world" of live-for-the-day pleasure, as opposed to the fixed, eternal Buddhist ideal of ascetic and unworldly selflessness

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