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Thousands of years of trade and invasion brought Buddhist monks into contact with merchants and nomadic peoples in Central Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India. This short video, produced in conjunction with the exhibition Buddhism along the Silk Road: 5th–8th Century, shows how these interactions occurred.
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Manuscript Cover with Vishnu Flanked by Lakshmi and Sarasvati
Pair of Manuscript Covers with Buddhist Deities
Pair of Hindu Manuscript Covers
Pair of Manuscript Covers: Prajnaparamita Flanked by Bodhisattvas (above); Vajrasattva(?) Flanked by Bodhisattvas (below)
Manuscript Cover with Avalokiteshvara (The Bodhisattva of Infinite Compassion)
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This seated, six-armed green goddess has one hand raised in abhaya mudra and holds a bow and arrow in her upper hands and two unidentifiable attributes in her other hands. She wears fine jewelry and a long, patterned waistcloth (dhoti).
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