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Himalayan Buddhist Art 101: Fakes, Part 1 – An Introduction

Buddhist practice and Buddhist art have been inseparable in the Himalayas ever since Buddhism arrived to the region in the eighth century. But for the casual observer it can be difficult to make sense of the complex iconography. Not to worry—Himalayan art scholar Jeff Watt is here to help. In this “Himalayan Buddhist Art 101” […]

By Jeff Watt

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Himalayan Buddhist Art 101: Iconometry, Proportions & Guidelines

Buddhist practice and Buddhist art have been inseparable in the Himalayas ever since Buddhism arrived to the region in the eighth century. But for the casual observer it can be difficult to make sense of the complex iconography. Not to worry—Himalayan art scholar Jeff Watt is here to help. In this “Himalayan Buddhist Art 101” […]

By Jeff Watt

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Paintings of the 10th Karmapa

  Himalayan Art Resources’ Jeff Watt writes: Probably one of the most famous Tibetan contemporary artists of his time was the 10th Karmapa, Choying Dorje (1604-1674). Take a look. I know, I know, I plug this site a lot but there’s nothing like it. You can click on the pix to enlarge.

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