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Book: Buddhism in Five Minutes

Chapter: 6. What is the Place of Images in Buddhism?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.40743


Images of all kinds are found in the Buddhist tradition. Often with precise meditative or ritual purpose, they are celebratory, too—artistic outflowings expressing through material objects a
sense of the Buddhist path.

Chapter Contributors

  • Sarah Shaw ( - sarahshaw) 'University of Oxford'