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Buddha : Intelligent Heart (A&i) - Alistair Shearer

Buddha

Intelligent Heart (A&i)

Paperback Published: 1st June 1992
ISBN: 9780500810385
Number Of Pages: 96

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Introduces the essential teachings of Buddha and shows how these teachings ha been expressed in the art, architecture, rituals, symbols, and festivals of various cultures.

Forewordp. 4
The Intelligent Heartp. 5
The Life of the Buddhap. 8
The Role of Authorityp. 9
The Essential Teachingp. 10
The Early Textsp. 20
The Development of the Mahayanap. 21
The Spread of the Dharmap. 24
The Way of Tolerancep. 25
Buddhism Todayp. 27
The Dharma and the New Agep. 29
The Futurep. 30
The Platesp. 33
Themesp. 65
The Journey to Liberationp. 66
The Enlightened Lifep. 68
The Growth of the Imagep. 70
Life in the Sanghap. 72
The Stupap. 74
Places of Powerp. 76
Worshipp. 78
Festival and Ritualp. 80
The Vajrayanap. 82
Macrocosm, Microcosm and Mandalap. 84
Protectorsp. 86
Name and Formp. 88
Sound and Silencep. 90
Changing the Bodyp. 92
Buddhism in the Western Artsp. 94
Glossary, Further Reading and Acknowledgmentsp. 96
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ISBN: 9780500810385
ISBN-10: 0500810389
Series: Art & Imagination
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 1st June 1992
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.8 x 20.4  x 0.7
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 1