Buddhist Visions - 2008 Visions - 2008 ... WISDOM AND COMPASSION: The Sacred Art of Tibet, Marylin Rhie Robert Thurman, Tibet House, New York, 1991.
Buddhist Visions, April 2008 University of Oregon Libraries http://libweb.uoregon.edu/reference/conversations.html Buddhist Visions - 2008 A selected bibliography of materials in the University of Oregon Libraries * in support of the Community Conversations program in University Housing * Prepared by Claudia Lapp, Exhibition Interpreter, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art _____________________________________________________________________________________ BACKGROUND ON BUDDHISM AN INTRODUCTION TO BUDDHISM: Teachings, History and Practices, Peter Harvey. Cambridge University Press, 1990. LOCATION: Architecture & Allied Arts Library (on Reserve) CALL #: BQ4022 .H37 1990 Scholarly, but accessible. Chapter 4 describes the emergence of the Buddha image. SIDDHARTHA, Hermann Hesse, first published in German in 1922. Bantam Books, 1951. LOCATION: Knight CALL #: PT2617.E85 S52 1971 Poetic novella based on Prince Siddharthas spiritual quest and transformation into Gautama. THE BOOK OF BUDDHAS: Ritual Symbolism on Buddhist Statuary and Ritual Objects, Eva Rudy Jansen, Binkey Kok Publications, Holland, 1995. [NOT AVAILABLE IN UO LIBRARIES] Many illustrations & explanations of buddhas, bodhisattvas, symbols, deities and mudras in Buddhist iconography. THE WAY OF THE BODHISATTVA, Shantideva (8th C Indian), Translated from Sanskrit, then Tibetan by Padmakara Translation Group, Shambhala, Boston, 1997. [AVAILABLE IN SUMMIT] Classic meditation in verse on Mahayana Buddhism. ART BUDDHISM, Louis Frederic, Flammarian Iconographic Guides, Paris, 1995. LOCATION: Architecture & Allied Arts Library CALL #: AAA Reference N8193 .F7 1995 Describes, illustrates and interprets every possible image used in Buddhist art. BUDDHIST ART AND ARCHITECTURE, Robert E. Fisher, Thames and Hudson, London, 1993. LOCATION: Architecture & Allied Arts Library CALL #: N8193.A5 F57 1993 Detailed history of Buddhist art from earliest (India) through its spread to all parts of Asia. CAVES OF THE THOUSAND BUDDHAS: Chinese Art from the Silk Route, Roderick Whitfield and Anne Farrar, British Museum Publications, 1990. LOCATION: Architecture & Allied Arts Library (on Reserve) Buddhist Visions, April 2008 University of Oregon Libraries http://libweb.uoregon.edu/reference/conversations.html CALL #: N7342 .W45 1990 The Dunhuang Caves, images & text. CHINESE SCULPTURE FROM THE FIFTH TO FOURTEENTH CENTURIES: Over 900 Specimens in Stone, Bronze, Lacquer and Wood, Principally from Northern China, 2 vols., Oswald Siren, London, 1925, 1998 LOCATION: Architecture & Allied Arts Library CALL #: NB1043 .S5 1998 Beautiful photographs of other cave sculptures, eloquently described. DISCIPLES OF THE BUDDHA: Living Images of Meditation, Robert Newman, Cool Grove Press, 2001. [AVAILABLE IN SUMMIT] Outstanding color plates of 8 (of 16) surviving ceramic Lohan figures, 9th-10th century, as well as Burmese thankas, & other Chinese colossal sculptures, with text. GANDHARA: The Memory of Afghanistan, Berenice Geoffroy-Schneiter, Assouline, Paris, 2001 [AVAILABLE IN SUMMIT] History of the Bamiyan Buddhas and their destruction in 2001. Excellent photos of Gandharan Buddhist sculptures, + chronology. THE ARTS OF CHINA, Michael Sullivan, University of California Press, 1984, Docent Library. LOCATION: Architecture & Allied Arts Library CALL #: N7340 .S92 1973 Clear overview of the development of the Buddha image in China, pp 85-129, 460-750. WISDOM AND COMPASSION: The Sacred Art of Tibet, Marylin Rhie & Robert Thurman, Tibet House, New York, 1991. LOCATION: Architecture & Allied Arts Library (on Reserve) CALL #: N8193.T5 R47 1996 Magnificent art book/catalog with large color plates & outstanding descriptions by Buddhist practitioner/scholars. ZEN JAPANESE DEATH POEMS: Written by Zen Monks & Haiku Poets, Yoel Hoffmann, 1986. LOCATION: Knight CALL #: PL759.J313 1986 ZEN AND JAPANESE CULTURE, Daisetz T. Suzuki, Bolligen, Princeton, 1970 LOCATION: Knight CALL #: BQ9262.9.J3 S9 1970 Essays on Zen in tea ceremony, calligraphy, poetry, brush painting. ZEN FLESH, ZEN BONES, Compiled by Paul Reps, Doubleday Anchor, New York. [AVAILABLE IN SUMMIT] Collection of Zen and pre-Zen writings by American poet/calligrapher. Buddhist Visions, April 2008 University of Oregon Libraries http://libweb.uoregon.edu/reference/conversations.html ZEN MIND, BEGINNERSS MIND: Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and Practice, Shunryu Suzuki, Weatherhill, New York, 1982. LOCATION: Knight CALL #: BQ9288 .S994 2005 Basic concepts of Zen from talks by a Zen master. BUDDHISM ON THE ROAD ACCOUNTS OF PILGRIMAGES BACK ROADS TO FAR TOWNS (also translated as Narrow Road to the Deep North), Basho (1644-94), translated by Cid Corman & Kamaike Susumu, Ecco Press, 1996. LOCATION: Knight CALL #: PL794.4.O5 E53 MEETING THE BUDDHA: On Pilgrimage in Buddhist India, Molly Emma Aitken, Riverhead, New York, 1995. [AVAILABLE IN SUMMIT] Collection of writings by Chinese, British, German and American pilgrims from the 5th Century to contemporary. Illustrated, with map. TEN THOUSAND MILES WITHOUT A CLOUD, Sun Shuyun, Harper Perennial, London 2003. [NOT AVAILABLE IN UO LIBRARIES] A Chinese film producers journey to retrace the steps of Xuanzang, 7th century Buddhist monk who made an 18 year journey to India and back to China in search of the source of Buddhism. Fabulous blend of history, art, sociology and personal search. SELECTED POETRY RAINBOWS APPEAR: Tibetan Poems of Shabkar, Edited by Mattieu Ricard, Calligraphy by Jigme Doushe, Shambhala, Boston, 2002. [AVAILABLE IN SUMMIT] Buddhist poems by Shabkar (1781-1851), a Tibetan on a spiritual quest. Timeless short verse. The following are all by Gary Snyder, American Buddhist poet, born 1930. He studied in Japan at a monastery and knows the Chinese classics. COLD MOUNTAIN POEMS, Translation/versions of 24 poems of Tang recluse Han-Shan (Kanzan), Portland, OR, 1972. LOCATION: Special Collections & University Archives Rare Books CALL #: PL2677.H3A27 1970 First published by Four Seasons Foundation, San Francisco, 1969. MOUNTAINS AND RIVERS WITHOUT END LOCATION: Knight CALL #: PS3569.N88 M62 1996 Long poem based on Chinese landscape scrolls, composed between 1956 and 96. Buddhist Visions, April 2008 University of Oregon Libraries http://libweb.uoregon.edu/reference/conversations.html DANGER ON PEAKS LOCATION: Knight CALL #: PS3569.N88 D36 2004 This recent collection contains After Bamiyan. Buddhist takes on the modern world and defense of the wilderness, 2004.