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EALC 370: Pure Land Buddhist Visual Culture (HC/BMC)

East Asian Languages and Cultures 370: Advanced Topics in Buddhist Studies: Pure Land Buddhist Visual Culture (Glassman)

Introduction

This guide for EALC 370: Pure Land Buddhist Visual Culture is meant to help you with your final writing assignment for the course. Please look at each of the tabs on the top of the page and take your time exploring the resources available in the library. 

 

Amitabha Buddha with his attendants Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva, and Mahasthamaprapta Bodhisattva. Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China. Wikipedia Commons. 

Getting Started - writing about art

For some of you, writing about art is a new experience. Consider looking at this short book listed below. In it, you will find a selection of questions to ask yourself when analyzing artwork.