Understanding the 5th Century Buddhas of Samath: A Newly Identified Mudra and a New Comprehensive of the Dharmachakra Mudra

Huntington, John
March 2009
Orientations;Mar2009, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p84
The article explores the nature and history of the 5th century Buddhas of Sarnath, focusing particularly on the newly identified Mudra and the new comprehensive of the Dharchakra Mudra, It offers a number of images including observation on the iconography of the great 5th century Buddha images of Sarnath, where the historical Buddha Shakyamuni's first exposition of the Buddha Dharma. It discusses the subtle nuances of Buddhist art.


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