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The gilded Buddha

Morwenna Thorp

The gilded Buddha

by Morwenna Thorp

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Published by Hale in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement(by) Morwenna Thorp.
The Physical Object
Pagination239p. ;
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15135488M
ISBN 100709127758
OCLC/WorldCa59699500

  While most Buddha statues are gilded, the Golden Buddha is made from solid gold. The image is one of the most popular statues in Thailand, a sight that you must see when you visit. Buddhists believe that the Golden Buddha was a work of a divine power because of its astonishing history. Later, the statue was probably moved from Sukhothai to Ayutthaya, about Some scholars believe the statue is mentioned in the somewhat controversial Ram Khamhaeng lines of the first stone slab of the stele, "a gold Buddha image" is mentioned as being located "in the middle of Sukhothai City," interpreted as being a reference to the Wat Traimit Golden on: Wat Traimit Samphanthawong Bangkok.

  In The Gilded Treason: An Alex Hunt Adventure Thriller by Urcelia Teixeira, Alex (short for Alexandria) Hunt is an archaeologist/explorer who, along with her fellow explorer Dr. Sam Quinn, is hired to find and return a lost golden urn by the Cambodian government. The urn is said to contain the remains of the ancient Buddha himself. There is also a rumor that the urn may be a : Steve Leshin.   Even the earliest Chinese Buddhist sculptures in bronze were gilded, including those from the third and fourth centuries, such as the famous third-to-fourth-century Buddha in Meditation in the collection of the Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA (A), and the renowned Buddha in Meditation, dated to , in the Asian Art Museum, San.

Cloth. This is a hard cover book with black cloth covered boards. Gilded titling on spine. Dust jacket is unclipped. This book presents the story of Buddha's life and teachings. Professional book dealer since All orders are processed promptly and packaged with the utmost care. Satisfaction guaranteed. Seller Inventory #   There, they came face-to-face with a giant statue of the Buddha that was flanked by bronze Japanese temple lanterns. If you did not know anything about the Andersons before this moment, you now at least knew they had exotic “Oriental” interests and tastes.


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