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Buddhist Art


Buddhist Art

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This course serves as an introduction to the Buddhist artistic traditions of South, Southeast, and East Asia, as well as the Himalayas. It starts with the core tenets of Buddhism, Buddhist iconography, and early Buddhist art and architecture in India, then progresses to Southeast Asia. The course then focuses on Vajrayana Buddhism and its artistic traditions in the Himalayas, then examines Mahayana Buddhist art and architecture in China, Korea and Japan. This free course may be completed... More
Material Type: Online Course
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: January 27, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 21, 2013
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Submitter: Sean Connor
Keywords: Buddhism, Art, Tibetan, Himalayas, Architecture, Newar, Pagan, Korea, Icon, Japan, China, India


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Primary Audience: College Upper Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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Cost Involved: no
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution 3.0 United States


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