Statue of a Bodhisattva (someone who is on the way to obtaining enlightenment) from a Buddhist monastery in Afghanistan...
Bodhisattva, probably Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin), Northern Qi dynasty, c. 550--60
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=8jFxkEQacVA Bodhisattva, probably Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin), Northern...
A major Buddhist stupa located in Boudhanath, roughly 11 km from Kathmandu, Nepal. This stupa is one of the largest Stupas...
Brahmanism is an ideology and a way of life, originating from the history of the Vedas, often called a philosophy, practised...
Bronze Reliquary Vase from Wardak
This vase and 66 coins were part of a group of offerings dedicated to the Buddha by a man named Vagramarega (his name...
Buddha and Ashoka: Crash Course World History #6
In which John relates a condensed history of India, post-Indus Valley Civilization. John explores Hinduism and the origins...
Buddha Sculpture in Ajanta
A sculpture in Ajanta (between 2nd century BCE and 6th century CE) Cave 1 showcasing Buddha in dharma chakra pravartana...
Buddhism in Ancient Japan
Buddhism was introduced to ancient Japan via Korea in the 6th century CE with various sects following in subsequent centuries...
Buddhism in Ancient Korea
Buddhism, in Korean Pulgyo, was introduced by monks who visited and studied in China and then brought back various Buddhist...
Buddhist Illuminated Manuscript, Goryeo Period
An illuminated text of the Buddhist Lotus sutra. Goryeo period (918-1392 CE). Gwangdeoksa temple in Chenan, Korea.