Archaeological and Visual Sources of Meditation in the Ancient Monasteries of Kuča.

By: Howard, AngelaContributor(s): Vignato, GiuseppeSeries: Studies in Asian Art and Archaeology SerPublisher: Leiden : BRILL, 2014Copyright date: ©2015Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (236 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9789004279391Subject(s): Buddhist monasteries -- China -- Aksu Diqu -- History.;Monastic and religious life (Buddhism) -- China -- Aksu Diqu -- History.;Meditation -- China -- Aksu Diqu -- Buddhism -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Archaeological and Visual Sources of Meditation in the Ancient Monasteries of KučaDDC classification: 294.365709516 LOC classification: BQ6345.A58 H68 2014Online resources: Click to View
Contents:
Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- List of Illustrations -- List of Tables -- Conventions -- INTRODUCTION -- Introduction -- CHAPTER 1 -- The Rock Monasteries of Ancient Kuča -- CHAPTER 2 -- Formative Elements of Rock Monasteries of Ancient Kuča -- CHAPTER 3 -- The Visual Language of Meditation -- CHAPTER 4 -- The Origin of the Visual Language -- Epilogue -- Appendix I -- Color Illustrations -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary: In Archaeological and Visual Sources of Meditation in the Ancient Monasteries of Kuča, Angela F. Howard and Giuseppe Vignato use diverse methodological approaches from archaeology, art history and religious studies to reconstruct monastic life and practices in the rock monasteries on the northern Silk Route (ca.200-650).
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Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- List of Illustrations -- List of Tables -- Conventions -- INTRODUCTION -- Introduction -- CHAPTER 1 -- The Rock Monasteries of Ancient Kuča -- CHAPTER 2 -- Formative Elements of Rock Monasteries of Ancient Kuča -- CHAPTER 3 -- The Visual Language of Meditation -- CHAPTER 4 -- The Origin of the Visual Language -- Epilogue -- Appendix I -- Color Illustrations -- Bibliography -- Index.

In Archaeological and Visual Sources of Meditation in the Ancient Monasteries of Kuča, Angela F. Howard and Giuseppe Vignato use diverse methodological approaches from archaeology, art history and religious studies to reconstruct monastic life and practices in the rock monasteries on the northern Silk Route (ca.200-650).

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