Buddhism in Five Minutes - Elizabeth J. Harris

Buddhism in Five Minutes - Elizabeth J. Harris

6. What is the Place of Images in Buddhism?

Buddhism in Five Minutes - Elizabeth J. Harris

Sarah Shaw [+-]
University of Oxford
Sarah Shaw is a Member of the Faculty of Oriental Studies at the University of Oxford and Honorary Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies.

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Images of all kinds are found in the Buddhist tradition. Often with precise meditative or ritual purpose, they are celebratory, too—artistic outflowings expressing through material objects a sense of the Buddhist path.

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Shaw, Sarah. 6. What is the Place of Images in Buddhism?. Buddhism in Five Minutes. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 29-34 Nov 2021. ISBN 9781800500907. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=40743. Date accessed: 23 Oct 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.40743. Nov 2021

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