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  1. Amaravati

    Amaravati: The Art of an Early Buddhist Monument in Context [Paperback]

    Akira Shimada (Editor); Michael Willis (Editor)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780861592074
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publication
    Volume: 207
    Buddhism originated in north India and spread to other parts of the subcontinent in the third century BCE. The Andhra region, located along the south-east coast of India, welcomed Buddhism and a stūpa, probably built to house a relic of the Buddha... .... Learn More
  2. The Excavations of Maresha Subterranean Complex 57:  The ‘Heliodorus’ Cave

    The Excavations of Maresha Subterranean Complex 57: The ‘Heliodorus’ Cave [Paperback]

    Ian Stern (Editor)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9781407312941
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR INT
    Volume: 2652
    Maresha is located in the Judean lowlands approximately 40 km southwest of Jerusalem and approximately 30 km southeast of Ashkelon. This volume is the final report of one of the most interesting subterranean complexes at Maresha. Located in close ... .... Learn More
  3. Doctrinal Backgrounds of Vipassana-Meditation

    Doctrinal Backgrounds of Vipassana-Meditation [Paperback]

    R.C. Van Oosterwijk (Author)

    £16.00

    ISBN: 9789491431098
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Vipassanā-meditation (or practice) has become popular in South East Asia and the West. However, these practices aiming at reaching insight are taught in many varieties. The focus of this book is on the doctrinal sources of a number of vipassanā-pr... .... Learn More
  4. In Pursuit of Heavenly Harmony

    In Pursuit of Heavenly Harmony: Paintings and Calligraphy by Bada Shanren from the Estate of Wang Fangyu and Sum Wai [Hardback]

    Joseph Chang (Author)

    £47.00

    ISBN: 9789745240308
    Published by : Publishers Group UK
    Bada Shanren, the enigmatic, eccentric monk-painter, created a wealth of beautiful and important paintings and calligraphy over the course of his life (1626-1705). A princely descendent of the Ming dynasty (1368-1644) imperial house, he develop... .... Learn More
  5. Jewel in the Ashes

    Jewel in the Ashes: Buddha Relics and Power in Early Medieval Japan [Hardback]

    Brian D. Ruppert (Author)

    £41.95

    ISBN: 9780674002456
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    `Throughout Asia, Buddhists have both revered and fought over the remains of the Buddha'. Relics and relic veneration was an important source of power in ancient and medieval society in many Asian societies from India to China to Japan. Brian R... .... Learn More
  6. Uygur Buddhist Literature

    Uygur Buddhist Literature [Hardback]

    J. Elverskog (Author)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9782503505442
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Silk Road Studies
    Volume: 1
    This first volume of the Silk Roads Studies is a reference manual of the published Uygur Buddhist literature. Uygur Buddhist Literature creates a complete inventory of the published Uygur Buddhist texts along with a bibliography of the pertinent s... .... Learn More

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