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  1. 1-21 Rock-cut Temples, Mamallapuram, India, second half of seventh century Left to right: Dharmaraja, Bhima, Arjuna, Draupadi rathas
  2. 1-15 Bodhisattva Padmapani, detail of a wall painting in cave 1,
    Ajanta, India, second half of fifth century.
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    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).
  3. 1-19 Vishnu Temple, Deogarh, India, early sixth century
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    One of the first masonry Hindu temples,
  4. Funeral banner,from tomb 1 (tomb
    of the Marquise ofDai), Mawangdui,China, ((Han dynasty)),ca. 168 bce. Paintedsilk,
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    Hunan Provincial Museum, Changsha.This T-shaped silk banner was draped over the coffin of the Marquise of Dai, who is shown at the center awaiting her ascent to immortality in Heaven, the realm
    of the red sun and silvery moon
  5. 1-7) Great Stupa, Sanchi, India, third century BCE to first century CE, 50' high 1-7 Exterior Diagram, Great Stupa, Sanchi, India (Shunga, Andhra, and Kushan Dynasties)
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    The sanchi stupa is an earthen mound containing relics of the Buddha. Buddhists walk around stupas in a clockwise direction. Th ey believe that the
    circular movement brings the devotee into harmony with the cosmos.
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  1. 1- 6) Lion Capital, Sarnath, India, sandstone, 7' high, ca. 250 BCE ( Maurya )
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    Ashoka formulated a legal code based on the Buddha's teachings and inscribed those laws on columns erected throughout his kingdom. The
    lions on this capital once supported the Buddha's Wheel of the Law.

          

  2. 2-1 Taj Mahal, Agra, India, 1632-1647 ( Mughal )
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    The first Islamic dynasty in South Asia was the 13th-century sultanate of Delhi, but the greatest was the Mughal Empire. The Taj Mahal, the most famous building in Asia, is a Mughal mausoleum.

          

  3. 1-12 Buddha Seated on Lion Throne, Mathura, India, second century CE, red sandstone, 2' 3 ½" ( Kushan )
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    One arm raised means have no fear. Details on hands and feet are the wheel of law, which proves he is Buddha.

          

  4. 1-1 Interior, Chaitya Hall, Karle, India, ca. 50 CE (Shunga, Andhra, and Kushan Dynasties)
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    Chaitya halls in Buddhist monasteries house stupas. The form of the rock-cut cave at Karle imitates earlier wooden halls. The massive interior(45 feet tall, 125 feet long) has excellent acoustics for devotional chanting

          

  5. 1-5 Seal with Seated Figure Mohenjo-daro, Pakistan ca. 2300-1750 BCE steatite/alkali 1 3/8" x 1 3/8" ( INDU )
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    This seal depicting a figure (with three faces?) wearing a horned headdress and seated in a posture used in yoga is evidence that this important Indian meditative practice began as early as the Indus Civilization.

          

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