Buddhist Style Buildings

4.5 out of 5

This comprehensive volume explores the origins and various types of Buddhist architecture in Asia, with a focus on India. It analyzes shared architectural traits and relationships between Indian and Asian Buddhist monuments. The book delves into the historical roots of Buddhism, including the Indus Civilization, and discusses the three schools of Buddhism and its founder, Buddha. It also covers lesser-known topics such as Aniconic and Vajrayana (Tantric) architecture, as well as the four holiest sites of Buddhism. Additionally, the author examines the influences of Buddhist architecture on Islamic, Christian, and Hindu architecture. This digital edition includes color images and has a length of 344 pages.


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