Hindu and Buddhist monuments and remains in South-East Asia
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Published by Aryan Books International in New Delhi .
Written in English


  • Buddhist antiquities -- Southeast Asia,
  • Hindu antiquities -- Southeast Asia,
  • Temples, Buddhist -- Southeast Asia,
  • Temples, Hindu -- Southeast Asia,
  • Monuments -- Southeast Asia,
  • Southeast Asia -- Antiquities

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [167]-170) and index.

Other titlesSouth-East Asia
StatementAmar Nath Khanna.
LC ClassificationsBQ239.A-ZS.x+
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 178 p. :
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22570369M
ISBN 108173053480
ISBN 109788173053481
LC Control Number2008325784

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Get this from a library! Hindu and Buddhist monuments and remains in South-East Asia. [Amar Nath Khanna]. SOUTHEAST ASIA, BUDDHIST ART INThe earliest Buddhist art in Southeast Asia dates to about the sixth century c.e. These sculptures, primarily Buddha images, show close stylistic and iconographical relationships with Indian images. Source for information on Southeast Asia, Buddhist Art in: Encyclopedia of Buddhism dictionary. Today, vibrant Hindu communities remain in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Medan (Indonesia) and the Philippines mainly due to the presence of Indians, such as Tamil people, who migrated from the Indian subcontinent to Southeast Asia in past notably Southeast Asian aspect of Tamil Hinduism is the festival of Thaipusam, while other Hindu religious festivals such as Diwali are also. Back of the Book Firmly rooted in Indian religion, cosmology and society, this book describes the evolution of architecture on the Indian sub-continent and the neighbouring countries of south-east Asia from the earliest times to the rise of Islam at the end of the 11th century in the north and in the 17th century in the south. The Vedic and native traditions of the 2nd millennium BC, modified.

This section includes both Hindu and Buddhist art. Our mission is to provide a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere. Khan Academy is a (c)(3) nonprofit organization.   Many of the ancient Buddhist and Hindu temples of Southeast Asia are popular tourist destinations, and for good reason: The temples’ architecture, craftsmanship and execution are awe-inspiring. The fact that so many are still standing today is remarkable, as both man and nature have ravaged many of the temples for centuries. The architecture of the temple is unique, with rows of demons and monkeys encompassing the towers. The four prangs (spires) that are placed strategically around the temple hold statues of Phra Phai, the god of entire temple is covered in glistening pieces of broken porcelain, said to be remains of ballast from Chinese boats.. Whether you watch it glow off the shore of the Chao Phraya. By around year , great Buddhist dynasties had been created in Indonesia, Thailand, and Burma (Myanmar). More Buddhist images have been produced in Burma than any other region in south-east Asia and no other country has produced more temples and stupas than Burma. The Cambodian Buddhist dynasties developed a bit later.

INDIAN IMPACT ON ANCIENT SOUTH-EAST ASIA. By the opening of the Christian are the civilization of India and begun to spread across the Bay of Bengal into both island and mainland south-east Asia, and by the fifth century A.D. Indianised states, that is to say states organized along the traditional lines of Indian political theory and following the Buddhists or Hindu religions, had established. Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi, located 45km from Bhopal in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh are a group of Buddhist monuments dated between BC and BC. The site, however, has been conjectured to have been developed in the 3rd century BC, . As a whole, the book contributes significantly to our understanding of inter-Asian cultural encounters, where Asia as a whole has been represented, not just South and South-East Asia. It opens up new vistas of thought in the context of Asian dialogue and it should be a good read not just for intellectual minds but also for the general public.   He asserts that "when the Indian cultural sphere in Southeast Asia first came into contact with Hindu-Buddhist culture, its inhabitants were still immersed in late Neolithic culture" (p. 19), thus completely omitting any mention of the archaeological research in Thailand and Vietnam which has produced abundant evidence that bronze and iron were.