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By Melissa R. Kerin

ISBN-10: 0253013062

ISBN-13: 9780253013064

Sixteenth-century wall work in a Buddhist temple within the Tibetan cultural area of northwest India are the focal point of this leading edge and richly illustrated examine. before everything formed by way of one set of non secular ideals, the work have because been reinterpreted and retraced by means of a later Buddhist group, subsumed inside its non secular framework and communal reminiscence. Melissa Kerin strains the devotional, political, and creative histories that experience stimulated the work' creation and reception over the centuries in their use. Her interdisciplinary procedure combines artwork historic tools with inscriptional translation, ethnographic documentation, and theoretical inquiry to appreciate spiritual photos in context.

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