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[teacherartexchange] Art of Buddhism - Islamic Art - Hindu (Puja) Resources

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From: Judy Decker (judy.decker_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Nov 26 2007 - 08:41:32 PST


Dear Art Educators,

Here are some good resources for learning about art of Buddhism,
Islamic Art and Hindu Worship.

From Freer and Sackler Gallery:
http://www.asia.si.edu/education/

THE ART OF BUDDHISM
Learn about the history of Buddhism in this online guide for teachers.
Art of Buddhism part 1 (pdf file - history and background information)
Art of Buddhism part 2 (pdf file - lesson plans)
Art of Buddhism part 3 (pdf file - images with information on each work)

THE ARTS OF
THE ISLAMIC WORLD
Learn about the Arts of Islam in this online guide for teachers (pdf file).

Puja: Expressions of Hindu Devotion
http://www.asia.si.edu/education/pujaonline/puja/start.htm
Hindu worship known as puja is the act of showing reverence to a god
or to aspects of the divine. This online guide for educators offers
background information, activities, a bibliography and a resource list
about puja.

Regards,

Judy Decker
Incredible Art Department
http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/
Incredible Art Resources
http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/lessons/middle/

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