3 Indian Art 1

3 Indian Art 1 - *Belief in the system of karma and karmic retribution*Belief in the concept of perfection of self through moral and ethical

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VIS21B Winter 2011 Arts of Asia Part I Indian Art Week 1
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Indus Valley Civilization Ca. 2300-1750 BCE
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IVC area
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views of Mohenjodaro
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The Great Bath. Indus Valley Civilization. Ca. 2300-1750 BCE.
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Seals
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Square Stamp Seal with Humped Bull. Indus Valley Civilization.
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Seal Depicting a Yogin. Steatite. Indus Valley Civilization. Ca. 2300-1750 BCE.
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with drawing
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“High Priest.” Limestone. Indus Valley Civilization. Ca. 2300-1750 BCE.
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det of side
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Portrait of Ishtup- Ilum. 2nd millennium BCE
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Nude Male Torso , Red sandstone, Harappa, Indus Valley Civilization.
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“Dancing Girl.” Bronze. Indus Valley Civilization. Ca. 2300-1750 BCE.
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The Buddhist Religion: The goal of Buddhism is for all sentient beings to become awakened, or enlightened, and thus to be released from samsara. Wisdom + Compassion = Enlightenment Characteristics of Buddhism *Belief in the cycle of samsara (rebirth, or transmigration).
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Unformatted text preview: *Belief in the system of karma , and karmic retribution. *Belief in the concept of perfection of self through moral and ethical behavior to improve karma . * Belief in the historical Buddha(s) as exemplars, not deities. There is no discussion of an all powerful being equivalent to God in the Judeo-Christian-Islamic tradition. Four Noble Truths 1) Life is suffering. 2) The cause is desire, attachment, and craving. 3) The way to cease this suffering is to stop desire. 4) The way to stop desire, and achieve detachment, is to follow the Eightfold Path. Eight-fold Path 1) Right knowledge 2) Right purpose 3) Right speech 4) Right conduct 5) Right occupation 6) Right effort 7) Right awareness 8) Right meditation Principles of Buddhism Sakyamuni Buddha taught the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path....
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This note was uploaded on 12/18/2011 for the course VIS 21b taught by Professor Chien during the Winter '10 term at UCSD.

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