Students consider the meaning and significance of Buddhist mudras through the examination of images from the Cleveland Museum of Art. This Social Studies lesson includes lesson extensions.
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Buddhist Art and Architecture of Korea
The Haeinsa Temple, designated as a World Heritage Site, is featured in a lecture about the art and architecture of Korea. The lecture traces the history of Korean Buddhism and details the Buddhist elements found in the structure of the...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Lesson Plan: The Tour Starts at Noon
The Eleven-Headed Bodhisattva is a piece that represents characteristics, meanings, and ideals common to those who practice Buddhism in Japan. Learners fully analyze this piece, then take a virtual trip to examine the Buddhist temples...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
NATARAJ: SHIVA AS LORD OF THE DANCE
Students read" the meaning of the Nataraj, explore the various aspects of Hinduism that the Nataraj symbolizes; examine the importance of the samsara, moksha, and consider the Nataraj one of the finest works of art anywhere in the world.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History