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Buddhism Across Asia (selected resources)

The Buddha triumphing over Mara, 900–1000. India; probably Kurkihar, Bihar state. Stone. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60S598.

The Buddha triumphing over Mara, 900–1000. India; probably Kurkihar, Bihar state. Stone. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60S598.

Seated Buddha, 338. Gilded bronze. China. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60B1034.

Seated Buddha, 338. Gilded bronze. China. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60B1034.

The Buddha Amitabha with the eight great bodhisattvas, approx. 1350-1390. Korea. Goryeo dynasty (918–1392).  Ink, colors, and gold on silk. The Avery Brundage Collection, B72D38.

The Buddha Amitabha with the eight great bodhisattvas, approx. 1350-1390. Korea. Goryeo dynasty (918–1392).  Ink, colors, and gold on silk. The Avery Brundage Collection, B72D38.

The Buddhist deity Achala Vidyaraja (Fudo Myoo), Heian period (794-1185), 1000-1100. Japan. Colors on wood. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60S146+.

The Buddhist deity Achala Vidyaraja (Fudo Myoo), Heian period (794-1185), 1000-1100. Japan. Colors on wood. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60S146+.

Introduce your students to the life and teachings of the Buddha and trace the spread of Buddhism through Asia. These selected lessons and background information compliment the Buddhism Across Asia school program at the Asian Art Museum.