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Aspects of Buddhism
Buddhist Monasteries Stupas and Images from Literary Sources
B Middle Eastern Chin ca 361396 A D
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2nd half 4th century appears Asoka Bodhisattva Buddha image Buddha in Fig Buddhist art Cave 38 Cave 77 cella Central Asia century Fig Ch'ang-an Ch'in China chou dhyana dhyanasana Duldul-Akur dynasty early 5th century Eastern Chin example Fa-hsien famous figures folds Fu Chien Gandharan Griinwedel halo head halo Hopei hsien Hui-yiian Hui-yuan Ibid incised lines inscription Jataka Kansu Kao-seng chuan Karashahr Khotan King Asoka Kizil Cave Kuang Kucha Kumarajlva late 4th later legs Liang Mahayana Maitreya mandorla meters monastery monks motif Mu-Jung mudra Museum niche North Northern Wei noted pagoda panel Parinirvana pattern Pelliot period petals Ping-ling ssu Po-po probably relief remains robe sculptures seated Buddha seen shan shape Shensi Shih Shorchuk Ming-oi side similar South standing Buddha Stein stele stupa style stylistic Sutra T'ang Tao-an tomb Toqquz-Sarai torso translated Tumshuk Tumshuk-Tagh Tun-huang Turfan wall paintings Wang wooden Yao Hsing