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  • 05:19 Popular Mahayana Buddhist Art Part 1

    Mahayana Buddhist Art Part 1

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    Close-ups of some Buddhist statutes and other artifacts. Primary chant is Na Man Da Bu, an abbreviation for Namu Amida Butsu which means "I take refuge in Amida Buddha". This is the mantra, so to speak, for Shin Buddhists, and reflects gratitude for havin

  • 06:08 Popular Conservation /// Korean Buddhist painting: Vulture Peak

    Conservation /// Korean Buddhist painting: Vulture Peak

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    From September 2010 to August 2011 visitors were able to observe the conservation of a large eighteenth-century Korean Buddhist painting, "Buddha Seokamoni (Shakyamuni) Preaching to the Assembly on Vulture Peak". Work on this delicate painting on silk is

  • 02:06 Popular Digital Reincarnation for Buddhist Art

    Digital Reincarnation for Buddhist Art

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    An influx of tourists is damaging ancient art treasures in northwest China.

  • 03:17 Popular Asean  Cultural Center Bangkok

    Asean Cultural Center Bangkok

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  • 20:24 Popular Beliefs Made Visible: Buddhist Art in South Asia (Part 2 of 2)

    Beliefs Made Visible: Buddhist Art in South Asia (Part 2 of 2)

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    Explore Buddhism through clips of significant sites in South Asia and interviews with members of the Bay Area South Asian community.

  • 09:40 Popular Bhavacakra:  the Wheel of Being in Indian Buddhist Art

    Bhavacakra: the Wheel of Being in Indian Buddhist Art

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    by Grover Donlon through Professor Rev. Dr. James Kenneth Powell II, opensourcebuddhism.org This second work on a fascinating topic - the many realms into which a consciousness can eject itself after this earthly life - offers a map to the afterlife. Plan

  • 01:24 Popular South and Southeast Asian Art Collection

    South and Southeast Asian Art Collection

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    Ahmanson Building

  • 03:52 Popular An Introduction to Buddhist Bronzes

    An Introduction to Buddhist Bronzes

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    Asian Art specialist Tristan Bruck introduces a collection of Chinese and Korean Buddhist bronzes that tell the story of religious art in Asia across 600 years, from the 4th century to the 10th century AD. From a 4th-century Buddhist statue with Indian an

  • 1:13:56 Popular Hindu Arts: The Essence of Hindu Iconography & Comparative Survey in S.E. Asia

    Hindu Arts: The Essence of Hindu Iconography & Comparative Survey in S.E. Asia

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    Dr. Gauri Krishnan, Adjunct Associate Professor at the South Asian Studies Programme, National University of Singapore, gives a lecture on, "The Essence of Hindu Iconography and Comparative Survey of Hindu Arts and Heritage in Southeast Asia."

  • 29:05 Popular Buddhist Art at the Theosophical Society in America

    Buddhist Art at the Theosophical Society in America

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    Buddhologist and tantric meditation teacher Glenn Mullin leads a walk-through of the Theosophical Society in America headquarters, Wheaton, Illinois, discussing the various Buddhist paintings and statuary in the TS holdings.

  • 13:17 Popular Buddhist art in Japan and Southeast Asia

    Buddhist art in Japan and Southeast Asia

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    This is the last of my lectures on Buddhist art.

  • 29:29 Popular Beliefs Made Visible: Hindu Art in South Asia (Part 1 of 2)

    Beliefs Made Visible: Hindu Art in South Asia (Part 1 of 2)

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    Explore Hinduism through clips of significant sites in South Asia and interviews with members of the Bay Area South Asian community.

  • 04:36 Popular Chinese Buddhist Cave Shrines

    Chinese Buddhist Cave Shrines

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    Explore ancient Buddhist cave shrines in China and discover why the sites were created.

  • 52:16 Popular Images of Enlightenment - A Journey Through Buddhist Art

    Images of Enlightenment - A Journey Through Buddhist Art

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    Suryamati takes us on a journey through the history of Buddhism by exploring the art that emerged with each great phase. Talk given at Sangha Night, Sheffield Buddhist Centre, as part of a series of talks on Buddhism through Time and Space.

  • 06:32 Popular MASTERPIECES OF BUDDHIST ART

    MASTERPIECES OF BUDDHIST ART

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  • 1:05:26 Popular Who Owns Antiquity? Museums, Repatriation, and Armed Conflict

    Who Owns Antiquity? Museums, Repatriation, and Armed Conflict

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    The Classics Department at Stanford University presents a Lorenz Eitner Lecture on Classical Arts and Culture intended to publicize classics scholarship to a wider public audience. The last ten years, in particular, have been dominated by discussions of c

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