Gandharan Buddhist Art

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Gandharan Buddhist Art

Postby Kusala » Wed Jan 26, 2011 11:30 pm

Hello Dhamma friends. Are there any Gandharan fans here?


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Re: Gandharan Buddhist Art

Postby alan » Wed Jan 26, 2011 11:56 pm

I am!
Let's see more photos please.
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Re: Gandharan Buddhist Art

Postby pilgrim » Thu Jan 27, 2011 7:00 am

A modern image in the Gandharan style.
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Re: Gandharan Buddhist Art

Postby Kusala » Sun Jan 30, 2011 5:15 am

alan wrote:I am!
Let's see more photos please.


Hi Alan. Here's a few more:

4th-5th century
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2nd-3rd Century
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1st-2nd century

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Re: Gandharan Buddhist Art

Postby Ben » Sun Jan 30, 2011 6:01 am

I'm also a fan.
Thank you for sharing!
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