Japanese Mandalas

Japanese Mandalas
Author : Elizabeth ten Grotenhuis
Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
Total Pages : 248
Release : 1998-11-01
ISBN 10 : 0824820819
ISBN 13 : 9780824820817
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Japanese Mandalas Book Description:

This text presents a study of Japanese mandalas, interpreting them as sanctified realms where identification between the human and sacred occurs. The author investigates 8th to 7th century BC paintings from three traditions - esoteric Buddhism, pure land Buddhism and the Kami-worshipping (Shinto) tradition.

Japanese Mandalas
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Elizabeth ten Grotenhuis
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-11-01 - Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

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Pages: 256
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