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  • Pensive Bodhisattva And Korean Buddhist Art

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    Pensive Bodhisattva and Korean Buddhist Art Our lives are closely connected with an art. People easily regard an artwork as something that is far from our lives, but it is always around us. Now, I would like to introduce one of Buddhist artworks of Korea. The title is Pensive Bodhisattva. The artist is unknown. However, it was made in mid-7th century during the Three Kingdom Period. The dimension of this artwork is 8 7/8-inch and the medium is gilt bronze. It is located in Gallery 233 among other

  • Differences Between The Bodhisattva In The Davis Museum

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    Another more obvious difference between the Bodhisattva in the Davis Museum is the coloring of each. Unfortunately, time has worn away most of the paint on these heads, but the left Bodhisattva shows more remnants of the original painting, including a small wavy mustache. Red paint can still be seen in the headdress, the urna and the lines of the neck. Both heads have dark paint outlining the eyebrows and the eyes, offering the viewer a look into Gandharan culture. One can see the hair was once painted

  • Summary Of The Paradise Of Maitreya

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    The Paradise of Maitreya is a wall painting by famed painter and Buddhist monk Zhu Haogu and his pupil Zhang Boyuan. It is 502 cm in height and 1101 cm in length, and was created on the southwestern portion of the Xinghua monastery in 1298, during China’s Yuan dynasty. The painting is done through the dry fresco method on one of the clay walls of the monastery, with ink and rich colour pigments being used to create the image itself. The technique used to create this painting was appropriate likely

  • Summary Of The Paradise Of Maitreya

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    Once decorating the walls in the Chinese Xinghua si temple stood The Paradise of Maitreya and now a brilliant mural that rules the Bishop White gallery at the Royal Ontario Museum. The painting was made over 7 centuries ago throughout the Yuan dynasty, ruled by Khubilai Khan. This object is worthy of attention because it underwent extensive repairs and is still known today for its beauty, it has a deep and significant portrayal of the forthcoming of Buddha, as well the incredible backstory of the

  • The Elements Of Buddhist Art

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    In Ancient Pakistan, an area of land known as Gandhara produced a great deal of Buddhist art. The works had a very specific style and set of influences that have been compared by art historians throughout time. The image of what a people call the “Gandharan Buddha” is easily recognizable for its distinct features. However, this image is not always universal between Gandharan art. Different works can share similar features and distinction, but can also have many differences. These can lie in not only

  • Summary of "the Swallows of Kabul" Essay

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    First of all, in chapter five, Atiq went to the mosque for the Isha Prayer. Then, he left and wandered around the city. Unknowingly, he arrived at the jailhouse. He decided to spend the night there. So, he lit up the lamp and lied down. Suddenly, he got scared to see Nazeesh behind him. As you can see, Atiq met Nazeesh a decade ago, when he was a mufti in Kabul. Then, Nazeesh told the sad story of his old father. He also told him that he wanted to die by walking into the ocean. He was describing

  • Essay on Thessalonians

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    Thessalonians Thessalonians is based on two different letters that was written to the Christian community in Thessalonica. The purpose of the first letter was to clear up some of the misunderstandings about the return of Christ. The second letters purpose was to still clear up some of the misunderstandings about the Day of the Lord for they thought the day had already come. The first letter to the Christian community was sent from Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy, though Paul was the main author

  • The Second Coming By W. B. Yeats

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    “The Second Coming” by W. B. Yeats, was written in 1919 following World War I and was to present the idea that he thought that the apocalypse as presented in the Book of Revelation from the Bible was about to begin. The poem does not mention the second coming of Christ but rather focuses on the coming of the antichrist, meaning Yeats could only see despair, hopelessness, and chaos in the world. These sentiments of Yeats and others are due to war damages, collapsing economies, and the coming of the

  • The Lord 's Second Presence

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    1874 "The fact of our Lord 's second coming is definitely settled by the Scriptures.. The Scriptures show that his second presence was due in 1874.. This proof shows that the Lord has been present since 1874 .. The indisputable facts, therefore, show that .. the Lord 's second presence began in 1874." {WT Mar 1 1922 67-} 1874 "The Lord did not come in 1844, and the world was not burned up with fire .. this was a great disappointment to those 'holy people ' who had so confidently looked for Christ

  • Essay about An Analysis of Yeats' The Second Coming

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    An Analysis of Yeats' The Second Coming Yeats' poem "The Second Coming," written in 1919 and published in 1921 in his collection of poems Michael Robartes and the Dancer, taps into the concept of the gyre and depicts the approach of a new world order. The gyre is one of Yeats' favorite motifs, the idea that history occurs in cycles, specifically cycles "twenty centuries" in length (Yeats, "The Second Coming" ln. 19). In this poem, Yeats predicts that the Christian era will soon give way apocalyptically