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|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
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|Notes:||"A Kuroda Institute book."|
|Description:||xiii, 305 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Early scriptural representations : text and contexts --
Cultic beginnings reconsidered --
Indigenous and accretionary scriptures --
Art and epigraphy --
Narrative literature --
Conclusion: Reassessing Dizang, Lord of the Underworld.
|Series Title:||Studies in East Asian Buddhism, no. 21.|
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The author, a Chinese Buddhist nun, has a superb command of all the relevant Buddhist and non Buddhist historical resources for reconstructing the cult of Dizang (Jizo) in medieval China. The array of evidence it studies is particularly impressive, covering elite and popular texts, as well as visual...
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