Buddhist Heritage of the World (Exhibition) Photographs by Benoy K Behl
001. Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhgaya, Bihar, India.
002. Dhamek Stupa, Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh, India.
|003. Chaitya-griha, Kushinagara, Uttar Pradesh, India.|
|004. Gilded statue of the Parinirvana, Kushinagara, Uttar Pradesh, India.||005. Stupa and Ashoka Pillar, Vaishali, Bihar, India.||006. Pipaliya Stupa, Bhojpur, Madhya Pradesh, India.|
|007. Gateway and Railing of Bharhut Stupa 2nd century BC, Madhya Pradesh, India.||008. Stupa II, c. 100 BC, Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh, India.||009. Great Stupa, Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh, India.|
|010. Shalabhanjika, East Gateway, Stupa I, Sanchi, 1st century AD, Madhya Pradesh, India.||011. Buddha, Sculpture, Gandhara, Indian subcontinent.||012. Kesaria Stupa, Bihar, India.|
|013. Chaitya-griha, Kondawane, Maharashtra, India.||014. Mithunas, chaitya-griha, Karle 1st – 2nd century AD, Maharashtra, India.||015. Mithuna couple, chaitya-griha, 2nd century AD, Kanheri, Maharashtra, India.|
|016. Nashik caves, 2nd century AD, Maharashtra, India.||017. Stupa in cave interior, Junnar Caves, Maharashtra, India.||018. Riders on horses atop tall pillars, Bedsa, 1st century AD, Maharashtra, India.|
|019. The Ajanta caves, 2nd century BC to 6th century AD, Maharashtra, India.||020. Cave 19, Ajanta, 5th century AD, Maharashtra, India.||021. Bodhisattva Padmapani, Mural, 5th century AD, Cave 1, Ajanta, Maharashtra, India.|
|022. Mahaparinirvana, Cave 26, Ajanta, 6th century AD, India.||023. Bulls, Mural, Bagh Caves, Madhya Pradesh, India.||024. The Nalanda University site, Bihar, India.|
|025. Bodhisattva, main temple, Nalanda site, Bihar, India.||026. Stupa, Vikramshila University site, 12th century Bihar, India.||027. The Buddha, 5th century AD, Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh, India.|
|028. Buddha in dharmachakrapravartana mudra, Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh, 5th century AD, India.||029. Cave 1, Guntupalli, Andhra Pradesh, India.||030. Birth of the Buddha, recently discovered sculptural panel, 1st century AD, Panigiri, Andhra Pradesh, India.|
|031. Buddha Sculpture and Stupa, 3rd / 4th centuries AD, Andhra Pradesh, India.||032. Tara, sculpture, Ratnagiri, Orissa, India.||033. Chaitya- griha, c. 7th century AD, Ellora, Maharashtra, India.|
|034. Buddhist site, Harwan, c. 4th century AD, near Srinagar, Kashmir, India.||
035. Remains of Monastery, 8th century AD, Parihaspura, Kashmir, India.
|036. Colossal Buddha, 8th / 9th century, Mulbek, Ladakh, India.|
|037. Phugtal Monastery, Zanskar, Ladakh, India.||038. Green Tara, Mural, c.12th century AD, Alchi Sumstek, Ladakh, India.||039. Detail of Mandala, Mural, 11th / 12th century AD, Nako Monastery, Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India.|
040. Clay sculptures, Suglhakhang, late 10th / early 11th century AD, Tabo, Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India.
|041. Maitreya, Basgo, 16th / 17th century, Ladakh, India.||042. Rumtek Monastery, Sikkim, India.|
|043. Gorsen Chorten, Tawang District, Arunachal Pradesh, 16th century AD, India.||
044. Cham, Masked monastic dance of the Lamas, Ladakh, India.
|045. Rupbon Mura Vihara, 7th AD, Buddhist site, Mainamati, Bangladesh.|
|046. Gokul Medh, Mahasthangarh site, Bangladesh.||047. Somapura Vihara, Paharpur site, Naogaon, Bangladesh.||048. Apsaras, Mural, Sigiriya, c. 5th century, Sri Lanka.|
|049. Bodhisattva, Mural, 12th century, Polonnaruva Sri Lanka.||050. Bamiyan, Afghanistan.||051. Bamiyan Site, Afghanistan.|
|052. Recently excavated Buddha, Mes Aynak site, Afghanistan.||053. Fayaz-Tepe, stupa near Termez, 1st – 3rd century AD, Uzbekistan.||054. Buddhist Stupa at Zurmala, Termez, 3rd century AD, Uzbekistan.|
|055. Buddha from Fayaz-Tepe, 1st-2nd century, Collection: Tashkent National Museum, Uzbekistan.||056. Buddha, Mural from Fayaz-Tepe, 1st-2nd century, Collection: Tashkent National Museum, Uzbekistan.||057. Seated Buddha, Wat Maha That, Sukhothai Historical Park, 13th-14th centuries, Thailand.|
058. Wihan Luang, Wat Ratcha Burana, 15th century, Ayutthaya, Thailand.
|059. Seated Buddhas, Wat Chawattanaram, 17th century, Ayutthaya, Thailand.||060. Wat Phra Si Sanphet, 15th century, Ayutthaya, Thailand.|
|061. Borobudur Stupa, 8th-9th century AD, Java, Indonesia.||062. Kala Gateway, near the top of the Borobudur Stupa, Java, Indonesia.||063. Relief, 8th-9th century, Borobudur Stupa, Indonesia.|
|064. Pagodas at sunrise, Bagan, Myanmar.||065. Birth of the Buddha, Mural, Loka Hteik Pann Pagoda,12th cent., Bagan, Myanmar.||066. Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar.|
|067. Vat That Luang, Vientiane, Laos.||068. Ongtue Temple, Vientiane, Laos.||069. Arms giving in Luang Prabang, Laos.|
|070. Bayon, 13th century, Cambodia.||071. Seated Buddha, Dong Duong, Collection: Da Nang Museum, Vietnam.||072. Kizil Caves, Kucha, China.|
|073. Statue of Kumarajiva, Kizil Caves, Kucha, China.||074. Interior of Mogao Cave no. 45, Dunhuang, China.||075. Colossal Buddha, Bingling Si, China.|
|076. Bezeklik Caves, China.||077. Gandan Monastery, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.||078. Three-eyed Ganesa, Tangkha, Late 19th century, Bogd Khan Palace Museum, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.|
|079. White Tara, 17th century, made by ruler Zanabazar, Zanabazar Museum, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.||080. Cham Mask and dress, 19th century, Mongolia.||081 Zorik Lama, one out of many who studied in India, at Ivolga Monastery, Buryatia, Russia.|
|082 Mongolian Ganjur, sacred Buddhist text, 18th century, Ulan Ude, Buryatia, Russia.||083 Golden Abode of Shakiyamuni Temple, Kalmykia, Russia.||084 Atisa, Golden Abode of Shakiyamuni Temple, Elista, Kalmykia, Russia.|
|085 Interior, Khurul a Buddhist temple in Aarshaan, near Elista, Kalmykia, Russia.||086 People of Kalmykia receiving blessings of a Ladakhi lama, Elista, Russia.||087 Ashoka Pillar, Lumbini, Nepal.|
|088 Swayambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu, Nepal.||089 Bouddhanath Stupa, Kathmandu, Nepal.||090 Kurjey Monastery, Bumthang, Bhutan.|
|091 Mural, Kurjey Monastery, Bumthang, Bhutan.||092 Samye Monastery, 8th century AD, Central Tibet.||093 Jokhang Temple, Lhasa, founded in the 7th century, Tibet.|
|094 Tholing monastery, 996 AD, Zanda, Ngari, Western Tibet.||095 Guge castle remains, Tsaparang, Tibet.||096 Dungkar Caves, c. 10th century AD, Western Tibet.|
|097 Painted Interior, South Facing Cave 1, Dungkar, Western Tibet.||098 Eleven-headed Avaloketiswara, Mural, Dungkar Caves, Western Tibet.||099 Ginkaku-ji Temple, Kyoto, 15th century, Japan.|
|100 Kinkaku-ji Temple, Kyoto, 14th century AD, Japan.|