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Ten interesting sites in Nara Area, Japan:
by Reiji Yamashina: some interesting sites in Nara-city
The Global Emperor: The Global Emperor was the acquaintance of many Kathmandu valley dwellers in the 1960s and 1970's. - Feb 23, 01
A Halo of 7th century Japan: Yoshitaka Takaki examines patterns on halo of an Avalokitesvara (7th century) in Horyu-ji, the most distinct among halos in ancient Japan. - Apr 19, 00
A Buddhist Pyramid Monument in Nara, Japan: by Yoshitaka Takaki, reports on a newly discovered pyramid structure in Nara - Dec 26, 99
Sitting pose of Apsara, by Yoshitaka Takaki, investigates the ancient poses of early Chinese art and their descendants in Korea and Japan. - May 4, 99
A Dozen articles on Asian Arts, a collection of essays by Yoshitaka Takaki, where the author has gathered together notes on various subjects - largely on Chinese art forms, including The oldest molded gourd, Mold and the Silk Road, and Viking with a Buddha - Jan 29, 99
My Selection of Chinese
Calligraphy. by Yoshitaka Takaki, Japan - Apr 7, 98
Power Places of Kathmandu,
by Keith Dowman with photographs by Kevin Bubriski.
Splendors of Imperial China: Jades from the National Palace Museum Review by Eric J. Hoffman of the Splendors of Imperial China show from a jade-lover's viewpoint. - July 14, 96
Jeremy Pine, Director, Golden Griffin Foundation: Letter: Golden Griffin '95, Mongun Taiga Valley, Tuva : 50* 5 Min. Latitude ; 91* Longitude. Fax by Satellite Telephone, courtesy of Hongkong Telecom.