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Kailas histories : renunciate traditions and the construction of Himalayan sacred geography

Author: Alex McKay
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2016]
Series: Brill's Tibetan studies library, v. 38.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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McKay, Alex.
Kailas histories.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2016]
(DLC) 2015034536
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alex McKay
ISBN: 9789004306189 9004306188
OCLC Number: 932277055
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Acknowledgements; List of Maps; List of Illustrations; Maps; Introduction; Section 1. Indic Histories; Chapter 1. Mountains and Renunciates: The Early Pan-Asian Cultural Landscape; Chapter 2. "The Play Garden of the Gods ... Beyond the Course of Humans"; Chapter 3. Recreating the Divine Order: The Puranic Kailas; Chapter 4. A Tantric Kailas: The Alchemical Trail; Chapter 5. An Early Buddhist Kelāsa; Chapter 6. Kailas on the Edge of Modernity; Section 2. The Kailas Mountains of India; Chapter 7. Above the Naga Lakes: Kaplaś Kailas & Manimahesh Kailas Chapter 8. The Kinnaur and the Adhi KailasChapter 9. Sri Kailas: The Mountain at the Source; Chapter 10. Sri Kailas: The Epic Prototype?; Illustrations; Section 3. Tibetan Histories; Chapter 11. Tibet's Tise; Chapter 12. Buddhacising the Mountain; Chapter 13. Zhang-Zhung, Bön, and the Mountain; Chapter 14. The Tise (Kailas) Deities; Section 4. Modern Histories; Chapter 15. The European Construction of Kailas-Manasarovar; Chapter 16. From Theosophy's Mahatmas to a Globalised Kailas; Conclusions; Bibliography; Index
Series Title: Brill's Tibetan studies library, v. 38.
Responsibility: by Alex McKay.

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