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Unformatted text preview: Shaka triad, 7 th c. (Japan) Fig. 22.4 Vs. Yungang Buddha Courseweb 5-storied Pagoda, Horyuji, Late 7 th c. The pagoda is the symbol Evolution of the stupa The pagoda is an expansion over time of the stupa form. Symbolism= the resting place of the buuddhas relics The stupa/pagoda= the Buddha Interior design of the Horyuji Pagoda (courseweb)-generally contained no images-intended to be circumambulated like the stupa Heart pillar Relics Courseweb Yumedono(Hall of dreams)-separate complex located just east of Horyuji-Yumedono is a small octagonal hall Houses an important wood sculpture J:Kannon(Sk. Avalokiteshvara; C: Kuan-yin)-Bodhisattva of Mercy hidden image-encased in a wooden shrine and unopened for centuries Gilt crown Yumedono Kannon Horyuji 7 th c. Gilt wood H: 77 inches Fig.22.6/courseweb 22.1 22.3 22.4 22.5 22.6...
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- Spring '09
- Buddhism, Stupa, Gautama Buddha, Hōryū-ji, Tori Busshi, shaka triad