THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE BUDDHA IMAGE 

 

Early Buddhist Images from Gandhara 

Early Buddhist Images from Mathura 

Kanishka - most powerful and renowned of Kushan sovereigns; frequently referred to as the second Asoka for his patronage of Buddhism 

mudra - gestures made with one or both hands which symbolize the actions and powers of Buddhist deities.

Suggested: AAI, chpt. 9-10