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Enlightened ways : the many streams of Buddhist art in Thailand / [exhibition curator] Heidi Tan ... [et al.] ; [editor, Alan Chong].

Contributor(s): Tan, Heidi | Chong, Alan, 1957- | Asian Civilisations Museum (Singapore).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: ART N 2012 622121Publication: Singapore : Asian Civilisations Museum, c2012Description: 267 p. : col. ill., col. maps.Notes: Published for the exhibition, Enlightened ways: the many streams of Budhhist art in Thailand, presented at the Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore, 30 November 2012 to 17 April 2013 ; organized by the Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore, in collaboration with the Fine Art Department, Ministry of Culture, Thailand.ISBN: 9789810746285; 9810746288.Subject(s): Buddhist arts -- Thailand -- Exhibitions | Buddhist sculpture -- Thailand -- Exhibitions
Contents:
Foreword / Alan Chong -- The many streams of Buddhist art in Thailand / Heidi Tan -- The aesthetics of devotion: Buddhist arts of Thailand / Peter Skilling -- The walking Buddha in Thailand / John Listopad -- Naming the Buddha: Thai terms for images of the Buddha / Amara Srisuchat -- A Buddha in the palm of your hand: amulets in Thai Buddhism / Justin McDaniel -- Trees of offering: the Salak Yom festival in Lamphun province / Alexandra Denes -- Catalogue / Heidi Tan ... [et al.]. -- Periods of Thai art: Early confluences, prehistory to the 7th century -- Dvaravati culture, 6th to 9th century -- Srivijaya empire 7th to 13th century -- Lopburi: Khmer influence, 11th to 13th century -- Sukthothai kingdom, mid-13th to late 16th century -- Lan Na kingdom, 13th to 18th century -- Auytthaya kingdom, 1351-1767 -- Rattanakosin period, 1782 to present -- Brahamanism in Thailand -- Merit making. Tablets -- Ceramics -- Ritual furnishings -- Manuscripts and paintings -- Textiles -- Amulets and the art of protection.
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Published for the exhibition, Enlightened ways: the many streams of Budhhist art in Thailand, presented at the Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore, 30 November 2012 to 17 April 2013 ; organized by the Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore, in collaboration with the Fine Art Department, Ministry of Culture, Thailand.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 256-261) and index.

Foreword / Alan Chong -- The many streams of Buddhist art in Thailand / Heidi Tan -- The aesthetics of devotion: Buddhist arts of Thailand / Peter Skilling -- The walking Buddha in Thailand / John Listopad -- Naming the Buddha: Thai terms for images of the Buddha / Amara Srisuchat -- A Buddha in the palm of your hand: amulets in Thai Buddhism / Justin McDaniel -- Trees of offering: the Salak Yom festival in Lamphun province / Alexandra Denes -- Catalogue / Heidi Tan ... [et al.]. -- Periods of Thai art: Early confluences, prehistory to the 7th century -- Dvaravati culture, 6th to 9th century -- Srivijaya empire 7th to 13th century -- Lopburi: Khmer influence, 11th to 13th century -- Sukthothai kingdom, mid-13th to late 16th century -- Lan Na kingdom, 13th to 18th century -- Auytthaya kingdom, 1351-1767 -- Rattanakosin period, 1782 to present -- Brahamanism in Thailand -- Merit making. Tablets -- Ceramics -- Ritual furnishings -- Manuscripts and paintings -- Textiles -- Amulets and the art of protection.

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