The Lion-Dog of Buddhist Asia

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This unique book will appeal to students of Buddhism, art lovers, and dog fanciers alike. The lavishly illustrated text traces the origins of one of the most powerful icons of Buddhism, the lion of Buddha; the exquisite evocations of this mythical beast in the arts of three great Buddhist cultures of Asia; and the fascinating history of flesh-and-fur "lion-dogs" bred to resemble their celestial prototype: chiefly the Shih Tzu, but also such breeds as the Pekingese and the Lhasa Apso. Separate chapters elucidate the place of ...

The Lion-Dog of Buddhist Asia 1991, Fugaisha

ISBN-13: 9780962849503

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The Lion-Dog of Buddhist Asia 1991, Fugaisha

ISBN-13: 9780962849510

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