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From beyond the eastern horizon: essays in honour of Professor Lokesh Chandra


ISBN: 9788177421095

Aditya Prakashan, New Delhi

Pub. Year: 2011

Pages, ills, maps etc.,
xvi,288p., (36)b&w ill., (2)b&w., (2)col.pls., 29x23cm.

RS. 3600.00 Hardcover

Note: Postage will be charged as actual.
Series: Satapitaka Series; 638
This work is a collection of essays published in honour of Lokesh Chandra, a renowned scholar of Tibetan, Mongolian and Sino-Japanese Buddhism.;Following a biographical sketch of Prof. Chandra by his niece ManjuShree, the book offers a varied range of papers written by scholars who are all known for their contributions to the study of ancient Indian cultural influences abroad, particularly in insular and mainland Southeast Asia.;Foreword by Karan Singh; Preface by Manjushree;Sacred designs ; Candi Kalasan's Mahayana Buddhist pantheon: a comparative analysis based on design principles presented in the Manjusri Vastuvidyasastra by Mark Long; Space and order in Prambanan by Subhash Kak; The temple of Dong Duong and the KOra?Iavy?uha S?utra by Hiram Woodward; Non-duality in the narrative design of the Sutasoma by Kate O'Brien; More on the archaeological mapping of the fourteenth-century royal city of Majapahit based on a Balinese description in the Kidung PamaUcangah by Amrit Gomperts; Language and literature - A note on the problem of Sanskrit loanwords in Malay by Stuart Robson; The Old Javanese BhomOntaka and its floridity by A. Teeuw and W. van der Molen; Echoes of the ecumene: the wrestling match in the KirOtOrjunya of BhOravi and the ArjunawiwOha of Mpu Ka?wa by Thomas M. Hunter; The Old Javanese SabhOparwa: A summary and reconstruction of its manuscript by S. Supomo; Javanese manuscripts of the TattvajUOna by Andrea Acri; Ancient Javanese politics -Majapahit's Yr MahOrOja JayanOgara and an Old Javanese temple model of politics by Donald E. Weatherbee; The Old Sundanese Carita Parahyangan, king Warak, and the fracturing of the Javanese polity, c. 803 A.D. by Jeffrey Sundberg; Indian goddesses in Java and Bali - Ratu Kidul and Ma?imekhalO-relations between South India and Java by Michaela Appel; The demonic Image of the goddess Durga in Bali by Ni Wayan Pasek Aryati; Art history - A Khmer Vi?u image in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art - Robert L. Brown; Sudhana and ManoharO: A story of love, loss and redemption at Candi Borobudur by Cecelia Levin; A new date of a painting of the YiwarOtrikalpa by Peter Worsley; King Arjuna Sasrabahu dances in Java by Clara Brakel-Papenhuyzen; Preliminary notes on shared peculiarities of the ROmOya?a in 9th-century Tibet and Java by Malini Saran; Once again the statues from the Kombeng Cave, East Kalimantan by Endang Sri Hardiati; ROma, Ratu Kidul, and Buddha by Roy Jordaan; Biographies of the Authors; A list of works/publications by Prof. Lokesh Chandra;
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