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  Iconography of a Thousand Buddhas
By: Chandra, Lokesh




 
Our Price: $75.00
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Author: Chandra, Lokesh
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 8186471081

Product Code: 10497
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Iconography of the Thousand Buddhas records their names in Sanskrit, Tibetan, Manchu, Mongolian and Chinese. Also contained in the text is Tibetan drawings of the Thousand Buddhas obtained from the printery below the Potala Palace at Lhasa in Tibet. These drawing have been reproduced in this book for the first time.
The recitation of a thousand names or epithets of a deity is an ancient Indian tradition: an awareness of the perennial possibilities of the spiritual horizon. Here the illuminated mind is thousand folded into ever higher intuition of the infinity of the transcendent Universal. The thousand epithets of the Buddha underwent an apotheosis as the Thousand Buddhas and they became a thousand pictures or a thousand icons, in variations of fives or sixes.

Iconography of the Thousand Buddhas, Lokesh Chandra, Aditya Prakashan, Hardcover, $75.00

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