Gandhara Art’s Influence on Buddhist Art in Xinjiang, China


  • Wenqi He



Gandhara; Xinjiang; Buddhist Art.


The Gandhara region of India was the origin of Buddhist art, and, due to its unique geographical location, it was a place where European and Asian civilizations mingled. The original Gandhara Buddhist art style was largely influenced by the style of Classical Greek sculpture. With the gradual development, its sculpture art and Buddhist stories entered a prosperous period and began to spread eastward, exerting a profound impact on the development of Buddhist art in the early stage of western Regions and later in Xinjiang.


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How to Cite

He, W. (2021). Gandhara Art’s Influence on Buddhist Art in Xinjiang, China. BCP Social Sciences & Humanities, 14, 172-178.