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The Book of Buddhas: Ritual Symbolism Used on Buddhist Statuary and Ritual ...
Eva Rudy Jansen
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The Bodhi Tree The Tree of Enlightenment
Paduka or The Footprints
The Pillar of Fire Agni Stambha
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A.K. Coomaraswamy Abhayagiri Amaravati ancient animal Anuradhapura appears Arch Archaeological asana associated asvattha auspicious signs auspicious symbols band Bharhut Bodhi tree Buddha Buddha-image Buddhaghosa Buddhist art Buddhist symbols bull cakka cent centre century A.D. Ceylon Colombo concept creeper crocodile cult decorative deity depicted Dept Devendra dhamma dhamma-cakka discovered earlier early edifice elephant employed examples figure flanking flowers foot-print frieze gana Gandhara growth guardstone head Hindu hooded Ibid India India and Sri Jain king klrtimukha later lion London lotus makara makara-torana Mathura moonstone motif multi-hooded Museum naga Nagarjunikonda Nandipada ndga object origin ornament Paranavitana period photograph pillar Polonnaruwa popular practice present referred relief represent the Buddha representations reproduced role sacred Sanchi sculpture seen shrine significance Sinhala Sinhalese Siva snake Sri Lanka srivatsa standing stupa suggestive svastika Taurine tradition triratna vajra vardhamana Vedic Vihara wheel worship Yaksas