Art of Newar Buddhism, Nepal
Map of Nepal and the Kathmandu Valley
Introduction to Buddhism (Text & illustrations by John C. Huntington)
Sacred History of the Kathmandu Valley, as depicted in Two Contemporary Thangka Paintings:
Metal Craftsmen from Mahabaudha in the city of Patan, working in the Traditional Lost Wax Casting Method. Contains images of:
Puja (Vasundhara puja and Pancadana Festival conducted at Haka Baha, Patan)
Ratha Jatra (The festival in which Rato Macchendranath-Karunamaya is taken from Patan to Bungamati)
Sculpture from the Licchavi Period (ca. 330 - 880)
"Asokan Caityas/Stupas of Lalitpur "
Bandegaon Caitya and Lokesvara (Avalokitesvara) shrine
Namo Buddha Stupa
Gum Baha (See also Khadgayogini Temple under "Yogini Shrines")
Haka Baha in the city of Patan. Contains images of:
Chusya Baha in the city of Kathmandu. Contains images of:
Bungamati Temple: houses Rato (Red) Macchendranath (Bungadyah) for six months of the year.
Rato Macchendranath Temple, Patan houses Rato (Red) Macchendranath (Bungadyah) for six months in Patan
Seto Macchendranath Temple, at Jana Bahal, Kathmandu (Janbadyah)
Co Baha, Chobar: Anandadi Lokesvara Shrine
Laskadyaya Baha, Bhaktapur: Laskadyo (Avalokitesvara) Shrine
Lokesvara Baha, Nala: Lokesvara (Avalokitesvara) Shrine
Minnath Temple, Patan
Ta Baha, Thimi: Lokesvara (Avalokitesvara) Shrine
Balaju: includes images of the Hariti Shrine and the Guhyesvari Shrine
Mhepi Ajima Shrine
Four Yogini (Catur Yogini) Shrines
Vajrayogini Temple, Pharping (Vajrayogini)
Gum Baha/Khadgayogini Temple (Khadgayogini) at Sankhu.
Contains images of:
Bijesvari Temple (Akasa Yogini) at Bilasa Bahi
The creation of this site was made possible through the efforts of various individuals.
Textual information was provided by Dina Bangdel, Cathleen Cummings, Janice M. Glowski, and John C. Huntington
The images were selected by John C. Huntington. Chaya Chandrasekhar, Janice M. Glowski, and Anu Vedagiri
scanned and/or edited the images.
Last updated November 2004
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