Emanated Buddhas in the Aureole of Buddhist Images from India, Central Asia, and China

by Tianshu Zhu

Table of Contents

List of Maps

List of Tables

List of Figures

Acknowledgments

Abbreviations

Chapter 1: Introduction

Part I: Buddha/Bodhisattva Images with Emanated Figures in the Aureole

Chapter 2: The Development of Images with Emanated Figures in the Aureole

Chapter 3: The Notion of Generating Other Buddhas in Buddhism

Chapter 4: The Tranformed-Buddhas and the Buddhas-Of-The-Ten-Directions

Chapter 5: Bodhisattva As The Emanator

Part II: Special Iconographies with Emanated Buddhas in the Aureole

Chapter 6: A Possible Iconography of Amit?bha from Gandh?ra

Chapter 7: The Dharmadh?tu Buddha Images from Kucha

Chapter 8: The Narrative Depictions At Kucha and Turfan

Chapter 9: A Buddha Showing Realms of Rebirth in His Aureole

Part III: Inception and Transmission

Chapter 10: Gandh?ra: Inception of the Mah?y?na Element

Chapter 11: Khotan: Flourish in a Mah?y?na Area

Chapter 12: Kucha: A Mah?y?na Motif in a H?nay?na Area

Chapter 13: Central China: The Resonant-Body in Chinese Cosmology

Chapter 14: Conclusion

Bibliography

Index


 

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