9780691018669-0691018669-Mudra: A Study of Symbolic Gestures in Japanese Buddhist Sculpture

Mudra: A Study of Symbolic Gestures in Japanese Buddhist Sculpture

ISBN-13: 9780691018669
ISBN-10: 0691018669
Edition: Reprint
Author: Saunders, Ernest Dale
Publication date: 1985
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Format: Paperback 296 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780691018669
ISBN-10: 0691018669
Edition: Reprint
Author: Saunders, Ernest Dale
Publication date: 1985
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Format: Paperback 296 pages

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Acknowledged authors Saunders, Ernest Dale wrote Mudra: A Study of Symbolic Gestures in Japanese Buddhist Sculpture comprising 296 pages back in 1985. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0691018669 and 9780691018669. Since then Mudra: A Study of Symbolic Gestures in Japanese Buddhist Sculpture textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 2.00 or rent at the marketplace.

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Appearing for the first time in paperback and illustrated with line drawings, diagrams, and 26 half-tone plates, this study of the iconographic aspect of Japanese Buddhist sculpture surveys the significance of eight principal and six secondary hand gestures (mudra), in addition to the postures (asana), such as the "lotus," and the symbolic attributes. A pictorial index helps the reader in identifying the gestures.

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