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9 edition of lion-dog of Buddhist Asia found in the catalog.

lion-dog of Buddhist Asia

by Elsie P. Mitchell

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Published by Fugaisha, Distributed by C.E. Tuttle Co. in New York, NY, Rutland, Vt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animals, Mythical, in art,
  • Art, Buddhist

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 184-188) and index.

    StatementElsie P. Mitchell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN7745.A5 M58 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p. :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1573065M
    ISBN 100962849502, 0962849510
    LC Control Number91070174

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    Book Description: Fugaisha, New York, Hard. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good -. First Edition. Weaves together the themes of Buddhist teaching, Oriental art, and lion-dog lore. Barr code cut from dust jacket back cover. Beautifully illustrated. Size: 8 1/2" x 7 1/2" Tall. Ex-Library. Seller Inventory # The occasion was the consecration of an enormous gilt bronze Buddha about 50 feet tall, weighing some tons. Those in attendance included monks from India, Central Asia, and China. Among the many rituals and performances that took place was a ribald dance-drama performed by masked and costumed dancers. A Chinese lion-dog led the dancing.

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New York, NY: Fugaisha ; Rutland, Vt.: Distributed by C.E. Tuttle Co. Chinese or Imperial guardian lions are a traditional Chinese architectural ornament. Typically made of stone, they are also known as stone lions or are known in colloquial English as lion dogs or foo concept, which originated and became popular in Chinese Buddhism, features a pair of highly stylized lions—often one male with a ball and one female with a cub—which were Literal meaning: lion.

The Lion-Dog of Buddhist Asia by Elsie P. Mitchell A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. The Lion Dog of Buddhist Asia, by Elsie Mitchell.

from the Lhasa Apsa Resource site - see this review on the web with pictures of the front and back of the book. The lion is a universal symbol of majesty. In the West, he adorns the coats of arms of monarchs; in much of Asia, he long ago became the benevolent guardian of the Buddha, who taught.

Foo Dogs are the ancient sacred dogs of Asia who guard Buddhist temples. The association between these dogs and Buddha is one of great significance. Foo Dogs have the appearance of a lion. The lion in Buddhist religion is seen as sacred, and has sometimes been offered to Buddha as a sacrifice.

The name given to these guardians originates from. The Lion-Dog of Buddhist Asia Distributor: Charles E. Tuttle Company Anyone born in the Year of the Dog (,or ) will want to own a copy of Elsie Mitchell’s The Lion-Dog of Buddhist Asia, a book that [ ].

The legends of the Ryukyu p. 7 "The Kara-Shishi and the Dragon.". Legends of Okinawa p. 11 "The monster and the lion-dog.".

The Lion-dog of Buddhist Asia a story of lion-dog throughout Aisa, a photo on p. Dogs: History, Myth, Art p. 72 "Myths and monsters".

The History and culture of Okinawa p. 57 "Stone lions: Guardians of the village". nen mae no Okinawa: Shashin de miru.

The Lion-Dog of Buddhist Asia is a collection of historical and mythical anecdotes. Derived from a wide variety of source materials, the book initiates the general reader—and potential Shih Tzu buyers—into the iconography and lore of a diverse four-legged menagerie of Asian art.

20 Feb - Foo dogs, Chinese guardian lions, Shishi. See more ideas about Foo dog, Lion dog and Stone lion.8 pins. in planning - the whole book. The Way of Zazen by Rindo Fujimoto - or go straight to the whole booklet.

The Lion Dogs of Buddhist Asia - her latest book - See a review from a Lion Dog site on the web. Dogs of Buddha (a poem) - The Cambridge Buddhist Association - to present. Chinese guardian lions, known as Shishi (Chinese: 石獅; pinyin: shíshī; literally "stone lion") or Imperial guardian lion, and often called "Foo Dogs" in the West, are a common representation of The lion in pre-modern China.

They have traditionally stood in front of Chinese Imperial palaces, Imperial tombs, government offices, temples, and the homes of government officials and the wealthy.

- Foo dogs, Chinese guardian lions, are the ancient sacred dogs of Asia who have traditionally guarded palaces, temples, tombs and homes of the wealthy. See more ideas about Foo dog, Dogs and Stone lion pins. Information about guardian lions (lion dogs, shiisa, foo dogs) as well as koma-inu can be found at the sites below.

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According to the Buddhist doctrine, animals are born with a Buddha nature and are enlightened, sentient beings. Of course, we can see this in how they are so carefree and joyful. In fact, all dogs, from Afghans to Zuchons, are surely feeling that Zen in their blood as they lay on their back with their eyes closed and tongue hanging out, not.

The Buddhist version of the Lion was originally introduced to China as the protector of dharma, and these lions have been found in religious art as early as BC. Gradually they were. Chinese guardian lions or Imperial guardian lions, known in Chinese as shí shÄ«(Chinese: 石ç ; pinyin: shíshÄ«; literally: "stone lion"), and often called "Foo Dogs" in the West, are a common representation of the lion in imperial concept which originated and became popular in Chinese Buddhism, subsequently spread to other parts of Asia including, Japan, Korea.

Chinese guardian lions, commonly called stone lions in China and sometimes called a foo dog in the West, are symbolic sculptures of the Asiatic lion. They are placed at the entrance of an important building to guard the grounds and the people within. They have been part of the history of China and southeast Asia for thousands of years.

The legends of the Ryukyu p. 7 "The Kara-Shishi and the Dragon.". Legends of Okinawa p. 11 "The monster and the lion-dog.". The Lion-dog of Buddhist Asia a story of lion-dog throughout Aisa, a photo on p.

Dogs: History, Myth, Art p. 72 "Myths and monsters". The History and culture of Okinawa p. 57 "Stone lions: Guardians of the village". nen mae no Okinawa: Shashin de miru Author: Sachiko Iwabuchi 岩渕祥子. Komainu often called lion-dogs in English, are statue pairs of lion-like creatures.

Komainu guarding the entrance or the honden, or inner shrine of many Japanese Shinto shrines or kept inside the inner shrine itself, where they are not visible to the public. The first type, born during the Edo period, is called sandō komainu, the second and much older type jinnai komainu.

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