FF:RLB54 Buddhist Iconography - Course Information
RLB54 Buddhist IconographyFaculty of Arts
- Extent and Intensity
- 1/1/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
- doc. PhDr. Luboš Bělka, CSc. (lecturer)
- prof. PhDr. Dušan Lužný, Dr.
Department for the Study of Religions - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Lucie Čelková
- Prerequisites (in Czech)
- RLA10 Buddhism I && RLA11 Buddhism II || Rel10 Buddhism I && Rel11 Buddhism II
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 30 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/30, only registered: 0/30, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/30
- Fields of study the course is directly associated with
- there are 9 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
- Course objectives
- Course description: A basic survey of Buddhist iconography (descriptive analysis of Buddhist visual art) and iconology (interpretation of its meanings). Besides the iconographical topisc the course also describes Buddhist architecture, sacral and cults buildings. Special attention is paid to (1) the history a nd typology of the stúpa; (2) description and interpretation of the particular Tibetan Buddhist pantheon.
- Bunce Frederick W. (1994) An encyclopaedia of Buddhist deities, demigods, godlings, saints and demons, 1, 2. New Delhi: D. K. Printworld, pp. 1- 640, pp. 645-1151.
- Frédéric L. (1995) Buddhism. Flammarion iconographic guide. Paris, New York: Flammarion, 360 s.
- Tucci G. (1949) Tibetan painted scrolls I.- IV. The historical cultural and religious background. Rome: Liberia dello Stato.
- Gordon Antoinette K. (1952) Tibetan religious art. New York: Columbia University Press, 103 s.
- Fisher Robert E. (1997) Art of Tibet. London: Thames and Hudson, 224s.
- Jackson David (1996) A history of Tibetan painting. The great Tibetan painters and their tradition. Wien: Verlag der Österreischen Akademie der Wischenschaften, 456 s.
- Rawson Philip (1991) Sacred Tibet. London: Thames and Hudson, 96 s.
- Assessment methods (in Czech)
- Podmínky kolokvia: referát odevzdaný v písemné podobě.
- Language of instruction
- Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
- The course is taught once in two years.
The course is taught: every week.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Zápis mimo religionistiku je podmíněn souhlasem vyučujícího.