Buddhism in India & Sri Lanka reading list

Standing figure of the Buddha Sakyamuni, East India, Late 6th - early 7th century. Museum no. IS.3-2004

Standing figure of the Buddha Sakyamuni, East India, Late 6th - early 7th century. Museum no. IS.3-2004

Foucher A, The Life of the Buddha, Westwood, Greenwood Press, 1963

Huntington, S and J, Leaves from the Bodhi Tree: The Art of Pala India (8th-12th centuries) and its International Legacy, Seattle and London, 1990

Lopez, Donald, Buddhist Scriptures, London, Penguin Classics, 2004

Lyons I & Ingholt H, Gandharan Art in Pakistan, New York, Pantheon, 1957

Schroeder, Ulrich v, Buddhist Sculpture in Sri Lanka, Hong Kong, Dharma Publications, 1990

Wladimir Zwalf, Buddhism; Art and Faith, London, British Museum Publications

Zwalf  Wladimir, Gandhara Sculpture, A Catalogue of the British Museum Collections, 2 vols., London, British Museum Press, 1996

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