By (author) Frederick M. Asher
Normal Price: $46.95
Your Price: $42.26 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $4.70! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.11 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Bodh Gaya by Frederick M. Asher
Book DescriptionLocated seven miles south of Gaya, is Bodh Gaya, one of the most important and sacred Buddhist pilgrimage centres in the world. It was here under a banyan tree, the Bodhi tree, Gautama attained supreme knowledge to become Buddha, the enlightened one. Most important among these is the magnificent Mahabodhi temple complex, an architectural amalgamation of many centuries, cultures, and heritages. One of the four holy sites related to the life of Lord Buddha, it is one of the few representations of the fully developed brick temples still standing in India. Bodh Gaya is also one of the sites in the vicinity of Gaya recommended in Hinduism for performing commemorative funerary rites to deceased ancestors. On 26 June 2002, UNESCO announced the addition of the Mahabodhi temple complex at Bodhgaya as one of nine new sites added to the World Heritage List. Part of the Monumental Legacy series, this book examines the history of Bodh Gaya and the surrounding monuments Also an important Hindu pilgrimage site, tension at the site is one important theme this book explores.
Buy Bodh Gaya book by Frederick M. Asher from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780195693140
(222mm x 148mm x 15mm)
Imprint: OUP India
Publisher: OUP India
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: India
Books By Author Frederick M. Asher
Arts of India, Southeast Asia, and the Himalayas, at the Dallas Museum of Art, Hardback (March 2013)
The Dallas Museum of Art has expanded its collection of South Asian art from a small number of Indian Temple sculptures to nearly 500 works. This volume details the cultural and artistic significance of more than 140 featured works, which range from Tibetan thangkas and Indian miniature paintings to stone sculptures and bronzes.
Art Museum, Hardback (September 2011)
An ideal museum of the finest examples of human creativity.
Asian Art History in the Twenty-First Century, Paperback (February 2008)» View all books by Frederick M. Asher
Since its beginnings in the early 1900s, the study of Asian art has dramatically changed and has constantly been shaped by shifting world politics. This work explores the field of Asian art and its historiography, tensions, and possible future directions.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Bodh Gaya book by Frederick M. Asher and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Frederick M. Asher
Frederick M. Asher Professor, Department of Art History, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.