This category covers Buddhist religious art, principally the visual arts, but also poetry and the martial arts. In many branches of Buddhism, art is used as a religious educational tool for both the artist and the person perceiving the art. Ultimately, there is no separation between the artist, the art, and the perceiver.
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Features over 1500 artworks from Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, India, China and Mongolia. Art from leading private and museum collections, accompanied by scholarship, cataloging and interpretation.
Asian Art Gallery
Online gallery of Buddhist art.
Exhibition of Asian Arts.
Buddha Image Archive
Several dozen Buddha images for downloading.
Buddhist Art and Architecture
About the symbolism behind hand mudrus and mandalas, and the perfect proportions behind every Buddha figure.
Chinese and Japanese Art links
Chinese and Japanese Art History Virtual Library Links
Contemporary and Computer Buddhist Art
hosted by BuddhaNet's online magazine - BuddhaZine.
Dunhuang Cave Art
Dunhuang was at the hub of cultural exchanges between China and the West along the "Silk Road". So, the cave art of Dunhuang possesses a special geographical and cultural significance. The cave art derived from the style and technique of Buddhist art of the Western Regions. Its main purpose was to exalt the noble examples of the life of Buddha and stories about his previous lives in accumulating philanthropic virtues.
Everyone's Mandala Coloring Book
Monique Mandali, M.A., is a transpersonal psychotherapist in private practice in Billings, Montana. Monique uses mandalas in her own work with clients and presents workshops and retreats that heal body, mind, and spirit.
World Heritage Stone Cave Hermitage, featuring Korean Buddhist Images, Deva and Boddhisattva images.
The Maitreya Project
Building a 500 foot statue of Maitreya, the future Buddha at Kushinagar in eastern Uttar Pradesh India. A symbol of loving kindness for the world.
Nezu Institute of Fine Arts
Includes paintings, calligraphy, sculpture, ceramics, textiles, metal, wood, and Buddhist art.
Psychedelic Art by Hans Taeger
A gallery of psychedelic sketches and diary pages of the early 70's by Hans Taeger. Quotes concerning the interrelations between psychedelics, Buddhism and meditation.
Stupas are Buddhist monuments traditionally containing relic(s) of the Buddha. This site covers their history, meaning, symbolism; and links to stupas both finished and under construction all around the world.
Explores the arts and Western culture from a Buddhist perspective providing insightful coverage of the arts
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