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Life of the Buddha in Gandhara Art by Weragoda Sarada (Maha Thero)

Grandhara is the birthplace of many strands of Buddhist art and sculpture. The human Buddha form was first represented here. Prior to this, the Buddha was symbolized by footprints or a bodhi tree. Gandara art was heavily influenced by the Greeks who had a well established colony in Bactria.

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Title: Life of the Buddha in Gandhara Art

Author: Weragoda Sarada (Maha Thero)

Blurb: Grandhara is the birthplace of many strands of Buddhist art and sculpture. The human Buddha form was first represented here. Prior to this, the Buddha was symbolized by footprints or a bodhi tree. Gandara art was heavily influenced by the Greeks who had a well established colony in Bactria.

Pages: 83

Year of Publication: 2006

Permission: This e-book is made available under the licence of Creative Commons.

File Size: 9 MB

Notes:Contains b&w photos. Includes illustrations.

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