Guide to the exhibition The introduction to Japanese Buddhist arts.
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Published by Nara National Museum in [Nara] .
Written in English


  • Art, Buddhist -- Japan -- Exhibitions.

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Cover title.

Other titlesIntroduction to Japanese Buddhist arts, Japanese Buddhist arts
ContributionsNara Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan.
The Physical Object
Pagination[32] p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21595516M

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  Curators Dr. John Henry Rice, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Curator of South Asian and Islamic Art, VMFA, and Jeffrey Durham, Associate Curator of Himalayan Art, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, co-authored the catalogue, which presents the exhibition’s spectacular Himalayan art, explores the philosophical tenets encoded in the works, and details an immersive process of self . Provides an excellent short history of Buddhism from India to Japan illustrated with art from the MIA's collection. The four main topics are: 1) Origins of Buddhism; 2) Who's Who in Heaven; 3) Guide to Buddhist Sects; and 4) Guide to the Yamantaka Mandala, which includes a short video documentary of a mandala being created and consecrated.   Zen is just one of many sects of Buddhism. The sect known as Chan was the creation of Buddhist monk Bodhidharma, who came from India and later settled in China. It’s thought that around the 7th century Chinese Buddhist missionaries introduced Chan to Japan, where it became known as tion, also known as zazen is at the core of all Zen Buddhist philosophies.   Zen and Japanese Culture (Mythos: The Princeton/Bollingen Series in World Mythology), by Daisetz T. Suzuki: There can be no authentic discussion of Japanese culture without a basic understanding of its primary DNA component, Zen the other books on this list, Zen and Japanese Culture zooms in on the direct relationship between old-world Zen Buddhism and modern Japanese .