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The lotus transcendent

Indian and Southeast Asian art from the Samuel Eilenberg collection

by Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

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Published by Metropolitan Museum of Art, Distributed by H.N. Abrams in New York .
Written in English

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  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Eilenberg, Samuel -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.,
    • Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) -- Exhibitions.,
    • Art, South Asian -- Exhibitions.,
    • Art, Southeast Asian -- Exhibitions.,
    • Art -- Private collections -- New York (State) -- New York -- Exhibitions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMartin Lerner and Steven Kossak.
      ContributionsLerner, Martin., Kossak, Steven.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN7300 .M47 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination245 p. :
      Number of Pages245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1536954M
      ISBN 100870996134, 0870996142, 0810964074
      LC Control Number91015177

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The Lotus Transcendent explores works drawn from one of the most important collections of Indian and Southeast Asian art ever assembled. The collection was brought together by The lotus transcendent book Eilenberg, a formidable connoisseur who is legendary for his knowledge, prescience, and commitment.

New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, First Edition. Hardcover. Large quarto. Original maroon cloth with gilt titling to spine, bibliography and index. Well illustrated with 25 full-page and b&w illustrations. From the publishers: 'The Lotus Transcendent' explores works drawn from one of the most important collections of Indian and Southeast Asian art ever assembled.

Home › Buddhism › The Lotus Transcendent. The Lotus Transcendent By Buddhism Now on 2 November • (0). The Lotus Transcendent explores works drawn from one of the most important collections of Indian and Southeast Asian art ever assembled.

The collection was brought together by Samuel Eilenberg, a formidable connoisseur who is legendary for his knowledge. Lerner, Martin and Kossak, Steven, The Lotus Transcendent: Indian and Southeast Asian Art from the Samuel Eilenberg Collection,Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.), ISBN, google books.

The Lotus Transcendent: Indian and South East Asian Sculpture from the Samuel Eilenberg Collection by Lerner, Martin; Kossak, Steven and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Tibet and India: Buddhist Traditions and Transformations.

By Buddhism Now on 17 February • (2). As Buddhism spread out from north India, the place of its origin in the sixth century BC, the core ideas of this great religious tradition were often expressed through images.

This book has been generously supported by the Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation. This publication is issued in connection with the exhibition The Lotus Transcendent: Indian and Southeast Asian Art from the Samuel Eilenberg Collection, held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from October 2.

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The Lotus Transcendent: Indian and Southeast Asian Art from the Samuel Eilenberg Collection. New York: The. The Lotus Sutra is made up of twenty-eight chapters of varying length. Each chapter contains a mix of straight narrative and verse, with the poetry generally repeating and reinforcing the prose (though most scholars believe that the verse portions are older).

Like all Buddhist sutras, the Lotus claims to be a record of the words of the historical. These never before published teaching stories of the yoga master Swami Kripalu are at once down-to-earth and transcendent. The Swami was fond of telling stories as a way of making his often subtle and surprising points.

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The work has both literary and philosophical merit, combining verse and parables with clarity of insight, earning it a permanent spot in the history of particular the concept of “One Vehicle,” which permeates the work, has had great influence on multiple schools.

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“The transcendent powers of the buddhas are as.Get this from a library! The lotus transcendent: Indian and Southeast Asian art from the Samuel Eilenberg collection. [Martin Lerner; Steven Kossak; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)].