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Encyclopedia of Buddhist arts

Author: 星雲, ; ; Xingyun
Publisher: [Los Angeles, Calif.] : Buddha's Light Publications USA, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"The Encyclopedia of Buddhist arts is a collection of nearly 10,000 entries and over 14,000 pictures on Buddhist arts from around the world. The 20 volumes of the collection are divided into 8 categories: Architecture (4 volumes), Caves & rock carvings (5 volumes), Sculpture (4 volumes), Painting (3 volumes), Artifacts & decorative arts (1 volume), Calligraphy (1/2 volume), Seal engraving (1/2 volume), People (1  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: 星雲, ; ; Xingyun
ISBN: 9781944271237 1944271236 9781944271039 1944271031 9781944271046 194427104X 9781944271053 1944271058 9781944271060 1944271066 9781944271077 1944271074 9781944271084 1944271082 9781944271091 1944271090 9781944271107 1944271104 9781944271114 1944271112 9781944271121 1944271120 9781944271138 1944271139 9781944271145 1944271147 9781944271152 1944271155 9781944271169 1944271163 9781944271176 1944271171 9781944271183 194427118X 9781944271190 1944271198 9781944271206 1944271201 9781944271213 194427121X 9781944271220 1944271228
Language Note: In English with original Chinese title on cover, and "conversion list" of vol. 20 also in Chinese.
OCLC Number: 952457087
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 20 volumes : illustrations (chiefly color), maps, portraits (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Contents: [Volume] 1. Architecture A-F --
[Volume] 2. Architecture G-L --
[Volume] 3. Architecture M-S --
[Volume] 4. Architecture T-Z --
[Volume] 5. Caves & rock carvings A-E --
[Volume] 6. Caves & rock carvings F-L --
[Volume] 7. Caves & rock carvings M-Mo --
[Volume] 8. Caves & rock carvings Mo-S --
[Volume] 9. Caves & rock carvings T-Z --
[Volume] 10. Sculpture A-F --
[Volume] 11. Sculpture G-M --
[Volume] 12. Sculpture N-Sr --
[Volume] 13. Sculpture St-Z --
[Volume] 14. Painting A-H --
[Volume] 15. Painting I-O --
[Volume] 16. Painting P-Z --
[Volume] 17. Calligraphy & seal engraving --
[Volume] 18. Artifacts & decorative arts --
[Volume] 19. People --
[Volume] 20. Index.
Other Titles: Shi jie fo jiao mei shu tu shuo da ci dian.
Buddhist arts
Shi jie fo jiao mei shu tu shuo da ci dian
Architecture.
Caves & rock carvings.
Sculpture.
Canal guides.
Calligraphy & seal engraving.
Artifacts & decorative arts.
People.
Responsibility: supervised by Venerable Master Hsing Yun.

Abstract:

"The Encyclopedia of Buddhist arts is a collection of nearly 10,000 entries and over 14,000 pictures on Buddhist arts from around the world. The 20 volumes of the collection are divided into 8 categories: Architecture (4 volumes), Caves & rock carvings (5 volumes), Sculpture (4 volumes), Painting (3 volumes), Artifacts & decorative arts (1 volume), Calligraphy (1/2 volume), Seal engraving (1/2 volume), People (1 volume). ..."--Page vi.
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