TITLE

Understanding the 5th Century Buddhas of Samath: A Newly Identified Mudra and a New Comprehensive of the Dharmachakra Mudra

AUTHOR(S)
Huntington, John
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Orientations;Mar2009, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p84
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the nature and history of the 5th century Buddhas of Sarnath, focusing particularly on the newly identified Mudra and the new comprehensive of the Dharchakra Mudra, It offers a number of images including observation on the iconography of the great 5th century Buddha images of Sarnath, where the historical Buddha Shakyamuni's first exposition of the Buddha Dharma. It discusses the subtle nuances of Buddhist art.
ACCESSION #
36901583

 

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