Cunda Preparing the Last Meal for the Buddha
An illustration of Cunda (Chunda) preparing the last meal for the Buddha. (Wat Kasatrathiraj, Ayutthaya)
Cunda: the Beginnings of Lay Buddhism
The frail Buddha Shakyamuni, known as Gautama Buddha and the Historical Buddha, had reached the end of his physical life...
Daily Life in Ancient China
Chinese culture is one of the oldest in the world today. Over 6,000 years ago this culture began to develop in the Yellow...
Tipitaka (Sansktrit: Tripitaka), the Buddhist canon, consists of three pitaka (Tri means three and Pitaka refers...
The Dharmachakra (Skt: wheel of the law with eight spokes) represents the Eightfold Path (Right View, Right Resolve, Right...
Digital Archaeology: Digital Reconstruction
Digital 3d Reconstruction of Badalpur Monastic Complex, Archaeological Site in Taxila, Pakistan dating from 2nd to 5th...
Digital Reconstruction of Badalpur Monastery, Taxila
A partially complete reconstruction of the Stupa at Badalpur, one of the largest stupas in the Taxila region, dated...
Ellora (also known as Elura and, in ancient times, as Elapura) is a sacred site in Maharastra, central India. Ellora...
Enter the Mandala with Curator Jeff Durham
Tour the exhibition, Enter the Mandala, with Jeff Durham, Associate Curator of Himalayan Art at the Asian Art Museum...
Esoteric Buddhism is also known by the terms Mantrayana and Tantra. These teachings are secret and not available...