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Patriarchs of Chan Buddhism

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Gallery Guide: The Arts of Buddhism

SI Center for Learning and Digital Access
Gallery guide presenting key points about Buddhism in India, Tibet, China, and Japan. Presents examples of the Buddhist art in the Freer and Sackler galleries. Includes a bibliography.

Korean ambassadors introduce Buddhism to Japan

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Korean ambassadors introduce Buddhism to Japan

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Korean ambassadors introduce Buddhism to Japan

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Film Study of Classical Buddhism in the Kathmandu Valley 1978

Human Studies Film Archives
reference film consists of separate picture and sound

title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work)---archival collection

Supplementary materials: photographs, sound recordings, logs

Full film record created for the National Anthropological Film Center, Smithsonian Institution. Research film project documents everyday life and ritual from May through December 1978 at religious sites throughout the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, including Boudhanath, Swayambhu, the Ka-Nying, Sakya, and Tharig Monasteries, and the Jawalakhel Tibetan Settlement. Activities documented include the devotional act of puja and associated activities such as: money and mandala offerings; burning effigies; chanting; and playing of instruments including the gyeling, thokma, shells, drums, and cymbals. The Mahakala, Tara, and Chod Pujas are documented among others. Other documented activities include: meals, recitations, chores, and games among monks both young and old; local people attending meals and ceremonies; and a reception for an incarnated lama. Footage is of several different Tibetan Buddhist sects in the Nyingma, Kagyupa, Sakya, and Gelug schools, and various Buddhist leaders preside over the ceremonies.

Film Study of Classical Buddhism in the Kathmandu Valley 1979

Human Studies Film Archives
title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work)---archival collection

Supplementary materials: photographs, sound recordings, logs

Full film record created for the National Human Studies Film Center (aka National Anthropological Film Center), Smithsonian Institution. Research film project documents the annual Rato Machhindranath festival in May-September 1979, during which devotees pull a chariot to ensure rainfall for crop growth. Footage documents crowds of people both observing and pulling the chariot, offerings of rice water and butter lamps, receiving tika, and Jyapu religious dances. The chariot is drawn through locales including Sundhara and Nakhu Bazaar; the festival ends with a large worship service and prayer. Other footage includes families engaging in everyday agricultural activities such as threshing, sweeping, harvesting, and preparing for rain.

Seated figure of the founder of the Yellow-hat sect of Tibetan Buddhism

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Taima mandara sōgensho / Seshū Anatsu Tennenkyō Shaku Daijun sen

Smithsonian Libraries
Title from caption.

On double leaves, fukurotoji style.

Also available online.

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Bodhidharma

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Zen Aphorism

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Encounter of Yun-men Wen-yen and Fa-yen Wen-i

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Kanzan (Hanshan)

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Bodhidharma Meditating

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Kurukulla and seven other divinities

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Zen couplet

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Bodhidharma

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Bodhidharma, Zen Buddhist patriarch

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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