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AHURA MAZDAH, FROM GRAET ROCK RELIEF AT BEHISTUM
ARCHANGEL, 14TH CENTURY
DERVISH, 17TH CENTURY
SHIVA, DANCE OF DISSOLUTION AT THE TIME OF UNIVERSAL DEVASTATION
THE HOUR OF COWDUST, 18TH CENTURY INDIAN PAINTING
EFFIGIES OF THE DEMON RAVANA AND HIS TWO BROTHERS, TO BE  BURNED AT THE FESTIVAL OF DASAHRA
KALI,17TH CENTURY BRONZE STATUE FROM SOUTH INDIA
GANESH,MEDIEVIL SCULPTURE FROM VARANASI
TEMPLE AT VARANASI
THE GREAT TEMPLE OF JAGANNATH, PURI, ORISSA
ANNUAL LAMP FESTIVAL CALLED DIWALI
BATHING GHAT, VARANASI
COLOSSAL ROCK-CUT IMAGE OF JAIN SAINT GOMMATESVARA, 10TH CENTURY, MYSORE,INDIA
INFANT BODHISATTVA, TERRACOTTA AND GILT RELIEF, 11TH CENTURY, BURMA
GROWN BODHISATTVA EXPERIENCES THE WORLD, 11TH CENTURY RELIEF, BURMA
BODHISATTVA EXPERIENCES THE WORLD, 11TH CENTURY RELIEF, BURMA
UNDER THE BODHI-TREE,BODHISATTVA BECOMES THE BUDDA
ANIMALS PAY HOMAGE TO BUDDHA,2ND CENTURY SANDSTONE RELIEF, BHARHUT, INDIA
THE BUDDHA SEATED, 5TH CENTURY SANDSTONE SCULPTURE, SARNATH, INDIA
STANDING BUDDHA, 5TH CENTURY, SARANATH, INDIA
RECUMBENT BUDDHA,11TH CENTURY, CEYLON
ILLUSTRATED CHINESE MANUSCRIPT,7TH CENTURY
AVALOKITESVARA AS THE GUIDE OF SOULS, 10TH CENTURY PAINTING ON SILK
AMIDA MANDALA FROM JAPAN
TSONG-KHA-PA, FOUNDER OF THE YELLOW CHURCH OF TIBET
PRAJNAPARAMITA, 12TH CENTURY
BODHI-DHARMA, FOUNDER OF THE ZEN SECT
DEITY FROM TIBET
RELIEFS AT BOROBODUR, JAVA
BUDDHA AMITABHA TRINITY, 6TH CENTURY
THE BODHISATTVA MAITREYA, 12TH CENTURY WOOD SCULPTURE
TUN-KANG,5TH CENTURY CAVE CARVING
ADORING BODHISATTVA, 8TH CENTURY
KUAN YIN, 12TH CENTURY WOOD SCULPTURE WITH COLOR AND GOLD LEAF
MAITREYA BODHISATTVA,6TH CENTURY
DETAIL FROM CHINESE BUDDHIST RELIEF, 6TH CENTURY
PRABHUTARANA AND SAKYAMUNI, GILT-BRONZE SHRINES
THE 6TH PATRIARCH TEARING UP THE SUTRAS, 13TH CENTURY INK ON PAPER PAINTING
AMIDA,13TH CENTURY PAINTING ON SILK
ENTRANCE TO THE HEIAN SHRINE, KYOTO
MEIJI SHRINE GARDENS, TOKYO
THE HAND DANCE OF THE TENRI SECT
GRAND SPRING FESTIVAL, CHURCH OF THE TENRI SECT
PROCESSION OF FLOATS ALONG SHIJO, KYOTO
FIRE FESTIVAL AT NACHI, JAPAN
ILLUSTRATION FROM BOOK OF ODES
ILLUSTRATION TO A FUNERAL HYMN
ILLUSTRATION TO BOOK OF SONGS
THE TEMPLE OF HEAVEN, PEKING
ALTAR OF THE TEMPLE OF HEAVEN, PEKING
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