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The Resource The circle of bliss : Buddhist meditational art, John C. Huntington and Dina Bangdel ; foreword by Robert A.F. Thurman ; with contributions by graduate students in the Dept. of the History of Art, the Ohio State Univ

The circle of bliss : Buddhist meditational art, John C. Huntington and Dina Bangdel ; foreword by Robert A.F. Thurman ; with contributions by graduate students in the Dept. of the History of Art, the Ohio State Univ

Label
The circle of bliss : Buddhist meditational art
Title
The circle of bliss
Title remainder
Buddhist meditational art
Statement of responsibility
John C. Huntington and Dina Bangdel ; foreword by Robert A.F. Thurman ; with contributions by graduate students in the Dept. of the History of Art, the Ohio State Univ
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Huntington, John C
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N8193.3.C35
LC item number
H86 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
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  • Bangdel, Dina
  • Thurman, Robert A. F
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art
  • Columbus Museum of Art
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  • Cakrasamvara (Buddhist deity)
  • Tantric-Buddhist art
  • Boeddhistische kunst
  • Tantra's
Label
The circle of bliss : Buddhist meditational art, John C. Huntington and Dina Bangdel ; foreword by Robert A.F. Thurman ; with contributions by graduate students in the Dept. of the History of Art, the Ohio State Univ
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Catalog of an exhibition held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Oct. 5-Jan. 11, 2003, and the Columbus Museum of Art, Feb. 6-May 9, 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The History of Tantra In India [The History of Tantra In Nepal TK] The History of Tantra In Tibet The History of Tantra In China Catalog Sections Section 1: Potential Of Transformation: It is Possible To Attain Enlightenment Lead-in Essay, "Enlightenment Of Shakyamuni Buddha" Section 2: Buddhist Cosmology: Environment Of Meditative Transformation Lead-in Essay, "Mount Meru" Section 3: Primordial Teachers Lead-in Essay, "Vairocana & Vajradhara" Section 4: Goal Of The Transformed Mind: Enlightenment Symbolized Lead-in Essay, "Enlightenment Explained Part 1 The Jina Buddhas" Section 5: "Mother Of All Buddhas": The Perfection Of Wisdom Lead-in Essay, "Enlightenment Explained Part 2 Prajnaparamita" Section 6: Beginning The Process: The Great Masters and Selecting a Teacher Lead-in Essay, "Guru-Disciple Relationship" Section 7: Taking Refuge: Commitment To A Buddhist Life Section 8: A New Identity: The Vow Of A Being Destined for Enlightenment Lead-in Essay, "Bodhisattvas: Exemplars of Perfection" Section 9: The Practitioner as Buddha: Meditations on Vajrasattva Lead-in Essay, "Through Visualization: Vajrasattva Practice Section 10: Secret Instructions For Transformation: The Subtle Body of Kundalini Yoga Section 11: The Circle Of Bliss: Meditations on Chakrasamvara and Vajravarahi Lead-in Essay, "Chakrasamara Tantra" "Chakrasamvara in Nepal" "The Meditations On Chakrasamvara" Section 11A: Generating The Mandala: Chakrasamvara Section 11B: Exoteric And Benefactory Aspects of Chakrasamvara Section 11C: Ritual Implements Lead-in Essay, "Vajravarahi And The Yoginis" Section 11D: Completion Meditation: Vajravarahi Section 11E: Exoteric And Benefactory Aspects of Vajravarahi Section 12: Related Esoteric Tantras Lead-in Essay, "Related Tantras Section 12a: Lead-in Essay, "Guhyasamaja" Section 12b: Lead-in Essay, "Hevajra" Section 12c: Lead-in Essay, "Vajrabhairava" Section 12d: Lead-in Essay, "Kalacakra" Section 13: Traditional Benefactors: Lead-in Essay, "Benefactors
Control code
52430713
Dimensions
34 cm
Extent
560 p.
Isbn
9781932476019
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2003012221
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
Label
The circle of bliss : Buddhist meditational art, John C. Huntington and Dina Bangdel ; foreword by Robert A.F. Thurman ; with contributions by graduate students in the Dept. of the History of Art, the Ohio State Univ
Publication
Note
Catalog of an exhibition held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Oct. 5-Jan. 11, 2003, and the Columbus Museum of Art, Feb. 6-May 9, 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The History of Tantra In India [The History of Tantra In Nepal TK] The History of Tantra In Tibet The History of Tantra In China Catalog Sections Section 1: Potential Of Transformation: It is Possible To Attain Enlightenment Lead-in Essay, "Enlightenment Of Shakyamuni Buddha" Section 2: Buddhist Cosmology: Environment Of Meditative Transformation Lead-in Essay, "Mount Meru" Section 3: Primordial Teachers Lead-in Essay, "Vairocana & Vajradhara" Section 4: Goal Of The Transformed Mind: Enlightenment Symbolized Lead-in Essay, "Enlightenment Explained Part 1 The Jina Buddhas" Section 5: "Mother Of All Buddhas": The Perfection Of Wisdom Lead-in Essay, "Enlightenment Explained Part 2 Prajnaparamita" Section 6: Beginning The Process: The Great Masters and Selecting a Teacher Lead-in Essay, "Guru-Disciple Relationship" Section 7: Taking Refuge: Commitment To A Buddhist Life Section 8: A New Identity: The Vow Of A Being Destined for Enlightenment Lead-in Essay, "Bodhisattvas: Exemplars of Perfection" Section 9: The Practitioner as Buddha: Meditations on Vajrasattva Lead-in Essay, "Through Visualization: Vajrasattva Practice Section 10: Secret Instructions For Transformation: The Subtle Body of Kundalini Yoga Section 11: The Circle Of Bliss: Meditations on Chakrasamvara and Vajravarahi Lead-in Essay, "Chakrasamara Tantra" "Chakrasamvara in Nepal" "The Meditations On Chakrasamvara" Section 11A: Generating The Mandala: Chakrasamvara Section 11B: Exoteric And Benefactory Aspects of Chakrasamvara Section 11C: Ritual Implements Lead-in Essay, "Vajravarahi And The Yoginis" Section 11D: Completion Meditation: Vajravarahi Section 11E: Exoteric And Benefactory Aspects of Vajravarahi Section 12: Related Esoteric Tantras Lead-in Essay, "Related Tantras Section 12a: Lead-in Essay, "Guhyasamaja" Section 12b: Lead-in Essay, "Hevajra" Section 12c: Lead-in Essay, "Vajrabhairava" Section 12d: Lead-in Essay, "Kalacakra" Section 13: Traditional Benefactors: Lead-in Essay, "Benefactors
Control code
52430713
Dimensions
34 cm
Extent
560 p.
Isbn
9781932476019
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2003012221
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)

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