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zhong guo fo jiao zhong qian shou guan yin zao xing zhi yan bian ( xia )
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Pages: 70-75
Year: Issue:  9
Journal: Identification and Appreciation to Cultural Relics

Keyword:  千手观音千手千眼观音密宗清三代金刚智中国佛教南印度佛教造像天竺国金代;
Abstract: 千手观音传入中国在唐朝鼎盛时期,开元八年,南印度僧人金刚智应天竺国王之请,来到长安,成为大唐国师,他积极从事密宗经典的翻译,大肆传授密法,令密宗一时流行中国,密宗的千手观音正是此时出现的几种佛教造像之一。在我国众多菩萨形象中,观音的造型要比飞天及其他佛像民间信仰广泛得多。观音菩萨像中最为独特的又属千手千眼观世音像。所以,对于千手观音像造型的研究,有助于我们深入挖掘整个佛教菩萨形象的历史演变进程。本刊上期分析了唐代到金代各时期千手千眼观音像的特点,本期将继续为大家解读元明清三代千手观音像的造型变化。
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