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  1. 1. Right understanding
    2. Right thought
    3. Right speech
    4. Right action
    5. Right livelihood
    6. Right effort
    7. Right mindfulness
    8. Right concentration

    The Buddha's path leads to enlightenment and nirvana
  2. 1-16 Boar Avatar of Vishnu, Udayagiri, India, early fifth century, 22' x 13'
    The oldest Hindu cave temples are at Udayagiri, a site that also boasts some of the earliest Hindu stone sculptures, such as this huge relief of VISHNU as the boar Varaha rescuing the earth.
  3. 2-10 Maharaja Jaswant Singh of Marwar,ca. 1880. Opaque watercolor on paper, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn (gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Poster).
    ____________(Brithish in India ) ______________________________
    Jaswant Singh, the ruler of Jodhpur, had himself portrayed as if he were a British gentleman in his sitting room, but the artist employed the same materials that Indian miniature painters had used for centuries.
  4. 1-15 Bodhisattva Padmapani, detail of a wall painting in cave 1,
    Ajanta, India, second half of fifth century.
    Ajanta caves are known for ceiling paintings. Depicts a Bodhisattva ( a potentian budhha/ assistant to buddha and they do not go on to be buddahs because they have a job to humanit to heal and fix us).
  5. 2-6 Taj Mahal Arial View ( Mughal )
    The tomb may have been conceived as the
    Throne of God perched above the gardens of Paradise on Judgment Day.
  1. a
  2. b
  3. c What is
  4. d
  5. e

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  1. 1-18 Shiva as Mahadeva, cave 1, Elephanta, India, ca. 550-575. Basalt,Shiva 17 10  high
    3 faces= Bhairava- dangerous male
    Uma- balances/creative/pearls on head
    middle face is Shiva, balanced.


  2. 1-25 Shiva as Nataraja, ca. 1000. Bronze. Naltunai Ishvaram Temple,Punjai.
    One of many portable images of the gods used in Hindu worship, this solid-bronze statuette of Shiva as Lord of the Dance depicts the god balancing on one leg atop a dwarf representing ignorance.


  3. 1-11 The Life and Death of Buddha, frieze from Gandhara, Pakistan, second century CE, 2' x 9'
    (Shunga, Andhra, and Kushan Dynasties)
    This Gandharan frieze is one of the earliest pictorial
    narrative cycles in which the Buddha appears in
    human form. It recounts the Buddha's life story from his birth at Lumbini to his death at Kushinagara.
    (a) birth at Lumbini, (b) enlighten-ment at Bodh Gaya, (c) first sermon at Sarnath, (d) death
    at Kushinagara.


  4. 2-4 Akbar and the Elephant Hawai, by Basawan and Chatar Muni, India, ca. 1590, Opaque watercolor on paper, 1' 1 7/8" x 8 ¾" ( Mugal )
    showing the young emperor Akbar bringing the elephantHawai under control, is also an allegory of his ability to rule.


  5. 1-8) Yakshi, detail from Great Stupa, Sanchi, India, mid-first century BCE to early first century CE (East Torana) (Shunga, Andhra, and Kushan Dynasties)
    A Detail from the Great Stupa. Yakshis personify fertility and vegetation. The Sanchi yakshis are
    scantily clad women who make mango trees flower. The yakshis' pose was later used to represent Queen Maya giving birth to the Buddha.


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