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<i>Butsuzо̄</i> in the Shell: The Buddhist Sculptures of Takuma Kamine
Buddhist iconography re-interpreted through 21st century techniques
Uploaded 23 Nov 2018
Highlights of Buddhist Art at the Norton Simon Museum
Discovering remarkable examples of Buddhist iconography beyond the giants of Western art
Uploaded 14 May 2018
On Bells, Whistles, Hats, and Number Sets: An Interview with Jeff Watt on Buddhist Iconography and Himalayan Art
Developing a database and curriculum for the study of Himalayan art
Uploaded 23 Mar 2018
Solidity and Spirituality in the Works of Miya Ando
Manifesting the illusory nature of reality
Uploaded 23 Dec 2016
Alternate Realities in the Paintings of Wakana Kimura
Questioning reality through a melding of Japanese and Western artistic influences
Uploaded 10 Jun 2016
From Manga to Monks, Anime to Arhats: Recent Buddhist Themes in the Art of Takashi Murakami
Artistic expressions of ancient spiritual themes to reflect the human condition
Uploaded 15 Apr 2016
The Tree in Buddhist Symbolism and Art
In the Buddhist tradition, a number of trees play a role in the life of the Buddha
Uploaded 24 Dec 2015
Fusion Art on the Move: The Mongolian Melting Pot
There are few better examples of the Mongolian Buddhist heritage than Ikh Khüree, known today as none other than Ulaanbaatar itself, the country’s capital. A seamless fusion of nomadic prac
Uploaded 6 Feb 2015
Zhang Huan: Sculpting a Name in Art
Whether it is his unconventional performance art, his photography, or his sculpture, Chinese artist Zhang Huan’s remarkable repertoire is rebellious, eccentric, controversial—and spiritual, particular
Uploaded 30 Jan 2015
Mudra: Understanding the Buddha’s Hands
Detail of the Buddha Amitabha with hands in the meditation gesture, Kotoku-in, Kamakura, Japan. 13th century, bronze. Photograph by Meher McArthur. The hand gestures, or mudra, assumed by figures o
Uploaded 23 Jan 2015
Spiritual Crossroads (Part I): Difficulties in Bringing Amida Buddha to Europe
Editor’s note: David Brazier is a Buddhist teacher, writer, and psychotherapist. He is President at Instituto Terapia Zen Internacional in Spain and the head of the Amida Order in the United Kingdom.
Uploaded 13 Feb 2014
Echoes of Tantra: Remnants of the Mahasiddhas
Vajrayana is associated in Buddhist history and legend with the locale of Uddiyana, ruled by wise kings who first practiced tantra after being introduced to it by Shakyamuni Buddha.
Uploaded 7 Sep 2013
Welcome to Buddhistdoor
The teachings and practices of the Buddha have been propagated for over 2500 years and have spread throughout the globe. In spite of the enormous cultural disparities that have accompanied Buddhism&rs
Uploaded 1 Jan 2013
The Spread of Buddhism over Asia
A survey of how Buddhist iconography became part of Asian art and culture
Uploaded 28 Oct 2010
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