2004 - Before and Beyond the Image

2004 - Before and Beyond the Image

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Aniconic Symbolism in Buddhist Art

First published a quarter-century ago in German, Dietrich Seckel’s essay remains a vital contribution to a much-debated feature of Buddhist art, its aniconism, its aversion to depicting spiritual entities of the very highest order.

Author: Dietrich Seckel
Translated by Andreas Leisinger
Artibus Asiae Publishers (Supplementum 45)
1st edition, 2004
Paperback, 108 pages, 92 illustrations
18,5 x 25 cm
ISBN 978-3-07077-13-9

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