Iconography of the Buddha


Iconography of the Buddha

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Summary The fifth worksheet of a 9-part Buddhism Education Pack, drawing in the history of The Silk Road to teach about Buddhist history and culture. This worksheet covers the iconography of the Buddha.


This worksheet is the fifth of a 9-part Buddhism Education Pack from the International Dunhuang Project—Cultural Routes of Eurasia, a collaboration between six EU partners (from the UK, Hungary, France, and Germany) and three associate partners from China. “Iconography of the Buddha” shows students common symbols and motifs and what they represent.

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