Buddhist iconography

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B.N. Goswamy
Vajrayana—the ‘Diamond Path’—the most commonly practised form of Buddhism in the Himalayan region is essentially esoteric and very hard for anyone from the outside to access. The range and the variety of images alone are staggering, writes Prof. B.N. Goswamy. Colour, direction, stance, weapons,…
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Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche
Thank you. Respected chair, speakers and all my friends here. Actually, I feel I’m here on this session quite by accident, because my colleagues yesterday spoke on the easier parts, about the life and teachings of Guru Padmasambhava. I’m here to speak on iconographies on which I’m not an expert.…
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Yashaswini Chandra
The ‘Alchi murals’ have become one of the highlights of the cultural heritage of Ladakh leading to the transformation of the site of Alchi—now a major tourist destination as well as a complex of monuments protected by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). Until recent scholarship closely…
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