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CONTENTS
CHAPTER IX

THE ARTS OF THE NEWARS

Art and Religion—Indian and Chinese Influences—Nepalese Architecture—The "Chaitya"—Buddhist Temples—Bodhnāth and Shambu-Nāth—Symbolism of the "Chaitya"—The "Pagoda"—Origin of the Pagoda 127
 
CHAPTER X

THE ARTS OF THE NEWARS (continued)

The Nepalese School—Its Origin and Influences—Metal-work—Metal Statuary—The Process of Manufacture—The Artist-priest—Minor Metalwork—The Makara—Religious Utensils—Wood-carving—Terra-cotta—Stone-carving—Textiles 152
 
CHAPTER XI

SKETCHES

The Water-Garden of Balaji—Fishponds and Fountains—The Submerged Narain—Lamaism—The "Unko Vihar"—The High-priest—Gambling—The Day of Gifts 177