Life of the Buddha in Gandhara Art

Author: Weragoda Sarada (Maha Thero)
No of Pages: 83
Edition: na
Year of Publication: 2006
File Size: 9 MB
Permission: This e-book is made available under the licence of Creative Commons.
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.
Notes: b&w photos. Includes illustrations.