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1 1 What are the major religions of South and SE Asia? What are the major features of the religions? Indus Buddhism samsara, karma, moksha (nirvana) Reliquary Asceticism Stupa Yakshi Mudra Bodhisattva Attribute Vishnu Shiva Womb chamber 2 3 1.How does the Indus treatment of the human figure differ from that of the Greeks (left)? 2. Based on their treatment of the human body, what does each civilization value?
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2 4 Buddhism – nirvana 1500 BCE – Aryans compose the Vedas (“knowledge”) 800-500 BCE – Upanishads – samsara, karma, moksha 5 As you watch the video, consider the following questions: 1. How and why do people walk around the stupa? 2. Why were ceremonial fertility figures included in the stupa gate design? 3. How do the stupa and the pyramid connect the heavens with the earth, in terms of their design and their contents? Stupa, reliquary, asceticism http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJsLHcL3Bvs 6 Yakshi How are these two bodies similar?
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Unformatted text preview: 3 7 Indus seal with seated figure in yogic posture , from Mohenjo-daro, Pakistan, ca. 2600–1900 BCE Mudra How does this sculpture resemble Greco-Roman art? 8 9 4 10 11 12 5 13 Figure 6-20 Vishnu asleep on the serpent Ananta, relief panel on the south facade of the Vishnu Temple, Deogarh, India, early sixth century. What were the purposes of this niche relief sculpture? 14 15 6 16 17 18 Figure 6-20 Vishnu asleep on the serpent Ananta, relief panel on the south facade of the Vishnu Temple, Deogarh, India, early sixth century. Figure 6-11 The life and death of the Buddha, frieze from Gandhara, Pakistan, second century CE. Schist, 2’ 2 3/8” X 9’ 6 1/8”. Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. f rst sermon at Sarnath What are the major beliefs and figures of Hinduism and Buddhism? How was art used as part of their religion, and how does it demonstrate their beliefs?...
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2011 for the course ARTS 2341 taught by Professor Kataoka,m during the Spring '08 term at Lone Star College System.

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