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Art and Iconography of The Buddha Images
Art and Iconography of The Buddha Images
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About the Book

Though there is no dearth of books on Buddhist Art and Iconography, yet the present book, which embodies a comprehensive study of Art and Inconography of the Buddha images, is a book with difference. It deals with the factors contributed to the emergence of anthropomorphic images of the Buddha and their Iconographical analysis from its inception to 8th century A.D. with ethico-Historical background.

Mathura, Gandhara, Sarnath, Andhra, Kashmir and Eastern schools of Art which produced numerous magnificent images of the Buddha have eloquently been dealt. The Iconographical analysis of the Buddha images from western Indian caves has also been incorporated.

About the Author

Dr. Shailendra Kumar was born in a remote village. Having keen interest in Buddhism and Ancient Indian Culture, joined the Departmen of Buddhist Studies, University of Delhi in 1983 as a student of M.A. and did also M. Phill. And PhD from the same Department. The author had also got training in India Art and Culture from national Museum, New Delhi. He has to his credit, published a number of papers in various academic Journals on Buddhism and related subjects and attended and presented papers in various national and International Seminars.

CONTENTS
Foreword v-vii
Acknowledgement ix-x
Contents xi-xiii
List of Abbreviations xiv
List of Illustrations xv-xvi
Table of Transliteration xvii
Introduction xviii- xxx
CHAPTER 1 EMERGENCE OF THE BUDDHA IMAGE 1-44>
1.1 Early Buddhist art tradition and the early images of the Buddha 3-5
1.2 Literary sources regarding the early images of the Buddha 5-8
1.3 Chinese traveler and related accounts regarding the early images of the Buddha 8-11
1.4 Tibetan and related sources regarding the early images of the Buddha 11-13
1.5 Factors responsible for the absence of the Buddha images in early Buddhist art 13-16
1.6 Causes of the emergence of the Buddha image 17-31
1.6a A study of the ideological development in Buddhism in the purview of the emergence of the Buddha image 17-24
Part I Conception of the Buddha in different schools of Buddhism
Part II The concept of Kaya
Part III Evolution of Bhakti-Cult in Buddhism
1.6b A survey of the factors contributing to the emergence of the Buddha image 24-31
1.7 Priority of place where the first images of the Buddha/Bodhisattva evolved Mathura, Gandhara or Udyana- Kashmir? 31-44
CHAPTER 2ICONOGRAPHY OF THE BUDDHA IMAGES IN MATHURA SCHOOL OF ART 45-74
2.1 MATHURA: Historical perspective of the place 45-47
2.2 Buddhism in Mathura 47-49
2.3 Mathura school of Buddhist art 49-52
2.4 Iconography of the Buddha images 52-74
CHAPTER 3 ICONOGRAPHY OF THE BUDDHA IMAGES IN GANDHARA SCHOOL OF ART 75-105
3.1 GANDHARA: Historical perspective of the place 75-78
3.2 Buddhism in Gandhara 78-84
3.3 Gandhara school of Buddhist art 84-94
3.4 Iconography of the Buddha images 95-105
CHAPTER 4 ICONOGRAPHY OF THE BUDDHA IMAGES IN SARNATH SCHOOL OF ART 106-118
4.1 SARNATH: Historical perspective of the place 106-107
4.2 Buddhism in Sarnath 107-108
4.3 Sarnath school of Buddhist art 108-111
4.4 Iconography of the Buddha images 111-118
CHAPTER 5 ICONOGRAPHY OF THE BUDDHA IMAGES IN KASHIMR SCHOOL OF ART 119-133
5.1 KASHMIR: Historical perspective of the place 119-124
5.2 Buddhism in Kashmir 124-129
5.3 Kashmir school of Buddhist art 129-130
5.4 Iconography of the Buddha images 130-133
CHAPTER 6 ICONOGRAPHY OF THE BUDDHA IMAGES IN WESTERN INDIAN CAVES 134-155
6.1 WESTERN INDIAN: Historical perspective of the region 134-138
6.2 Buddhism in Western India 138-141
6.3 Western Indian Buddhist Caves and sculptures 141-149
6.4 Iconography of the Buddha images 150-155
CHAPTER 7 ICONOGRAPHY OF THE BUDDHA IMAGES IN ANDHRA SCHOOL OF ART 156-162
7.1 ANDHRADESA: Historical perspective of the region 156-163
7.2 Buddhism in Andhradesa 163-168
7.3 Andhra school of Buddhist art 168-173
7.4 Iconography of the Buddha images 173-179
CHAPTER 8 ICONOGRAPHY OF THE BUDDHA IMAGES IN EASTERN SCHOOL OF ART 180-216
8.1 EASTERN INDIA: Historical perspective of the region: A. Bihar, B. BENGAL and C. ORISSA 180-197
8.2 Buddhism in Eastern India: A. Bihar, B. BENGAL and C. ORISSA 197-203
8.3 Andhra school of Buddhist art: A. Bihar, B. BENGAL and C. ORISSA 204-208
8.4 Iconography of the Buddha images: A. Bihar, B. BENGAL and C. ORISSA 208-216
CHAPTER 9 CONCLUSION 217-223
Bibliography 224-231
Glossary 231-232
Index 233-249
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About the Book

Though there is no dearth of books on Buddhist Art and Iconography, yet the present book, which embodies a comprehensive study of Art and Inconography of the Buddha images, is a book with difference. It deals with the factors contributed to the emergence of anthropomorphic images of the Buddha and their Iconographical analysis from its inception to 8th century A.D. with ethico-Historical background.

Mathura, Gandhara, Sarnath, Andhra, Kashmir and Eastern schools of Art which produced numerous magnificent images of the Buddha have eloquently been dealt. The Iconographical analysis of the Buddha images from western Indian caves has also been incorporated.

About the Author

Dr. Shailendra Kumar was born in a remote village. Having keen interest in Buddhism and Ancient Indian Culture, joined the Departmen of Buddhist Studies, University of Delhi in 1983 as a student of M.A. and did also M. Phill. And PhD from the same Department. The author had also got training in India Art and Culture from national Museum, New Delhi. He has to his credit, published a number of papers in various academic Journals on Buddhism and related subjects and attended and presented papers in various national and International Seminars.

CONTENTS
Foreword v-vii
Acknowledgement ix-x
Contents xi-xiii
List of Abbreviations xiv
List of Illustrations xv-xvi
Table of Transliteration xvii
Introduction xviii- xxx
CHAPTER 1 EMERGENCE OF THE BUDDHA IMAGE 1-44>
1.1 Early Buddhist art tradition and the early images of the Buddha 3-5
1.2 Literary sources regarding the early images of the Buddha 5-8
1.3 Chinese traveler and related accounts regarding the early images of the Buddha 8-11
1.4 Tibetan and related sources regarding the early images of the Buddha 11-13
1.5 Factors responsible for the absence of the Buddha images in early Buddhist art 13-16
1.6 Causes of the emergence of the Buddha image 17-31
1.6a A study of the ideological development in Buddhism in the purview of the emergence of the Buddha image 17-24
Part I Conception of the Buddha in different schools of Buddhism
Part II The concept of Kaya
Part III Evolution of Bhakti-Cult in Buddhism
1.6b A survey of the factors contributing to the emergence of the Buddha image 24-31
1.7 Priority of place where the first images of the Buddha/Bodhisattva evolved Mathura, Gandhara or Udyana- Kashmir? 31-44
CHAPTER 2ICONOGRAPHY OF THE BUDDHA IMAGES IN MATHURA SCHOOL OF ART 45-74
2.1 MATHURA: Historical perspective of the place 45-47
2.2 Buddhism in Mathura 47-49
2.3 Mathura school of Buddhist art 49-52
2.4 Iconography of the Buddha images 52-74
CHAPTER 3 ICONOGRAPHY OF THE BUDDHA IMAGES IN GANDHARA SCHOOL OF ART 75-105
3.1 GANDHARA: Historical perspective of the place 75-78
3.2 Buddhism in Gandhara 78-84
3.3 Gandhara school of Buddhist art 84-94
3.4 Iconography of the Buddha images 95-105
CHAPTER 4 ICONOGRAPHY OF THE BUDDHA IMAGES IN SARNATH SCHOOL OF ART 106-118
4.1 SARNATH: Historical perspective of the place 106-107
4.2 Buddhism in Sarnath 107-108
4.3 Sarnath school of Buddhist art 108-111
4.4 Iconography of the Buddha images 111-118
CHAPTER 5 ICONOGRAPHY OF THE BUDDHA IMAGES IN KASHIMR SCHOOL OF ART 119-133
5.1 KASHMIR: Historical perspective of the place 119-124
5.2 Buddhism in Kashmir 124-129
5.3 Kashmir school of Buddhist art 129-130
5.4 Iconography of the Buddha images 130-133
CHAPTER 6 ICONOGRAPHY OF THE BUDDHA IMAGES IN WESTERN INDIAN CAVES 134-155
6.1 WESTERN INDIAN: Historical perspective of the region 134-138
6.2 Buddhism in Western India 138-141
6.3 Western Indian Buddhist Caves and sculptures 141-149
6.4 Iconography of the Buddha images 150-155
CHAPTER 7 ICONOGRAPHY OF THE BUDDHA IMAGES IN ANDHRA SCHOOL OF ART 156-162
7.1 ANDHRADESA: Historical perspective of the region 156-163
7.2 Buddhism in Andhradesa 163-168
7.3 Andhra school of Buddhist art 168-173
7.4 Iconography of the Buddha images 173-179
CHAPTER 8 ICONOGRAPHY OF THE BUDDHA IMAGES IN EASTERN SCHOOL OF ART 180-216
8.1 EASTERN INDIA: Historical perspective of the region: A. Bihar, B. BENGAL and C. ORISSA 180-197
8.2 Buddhism in Eastern India: A. Bihar, B. BENGAL and C. ORISSA 197-203
8.3 Andhra school of Buddhist art: A. Bihar, B. BENGAL and C. ORISSA 204-208
8.4 Iconography of the Buddha images: A. Bihar, B. BENGAL and C. ORISSA 208-216
CHAPTER 9 CONCLUSION 217-223
Bibliography 224-231
Glossary 231-232
Index 233-249
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