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Making sense of Tantric Buddhism : history, semiology, and transgression in the Indian traditions

Author: Christian K Wedemeyer
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2013.
Series: South Asia across the disciplines
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christian K Wedemeyer
ISBN: 9780231162401 0231162405 9780231530958 0231530951
OCLC Number: 842455771
Awards: Winner of Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion: Historical Studies 2017
Description: xx, 313 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: PART I: Historiography. 1. Origins, Religion, and the Origins of Tantrism ; 2. Narrating Tantric Buddhism ; 3. Going Native: Traditional Historiography of Tantric Buddhism ; PART II: Interpretation. 4. The Semiology of Transgression ; 5. The Practice of Indian Tantric Buddhism ; 6. Tantric Buddhist Transgression in Context ; Conclusion: No Two "Ways" About It.
Series Title: South Asia across the disciplines
Responsibility: Christian K. Wedemeyer.
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Making Sense of Tantric Buddhism is a major contribution to our understanding of Indian esoteric (or Tantric) Buddhism. Christian K. Wedemeyer writes with verve, humor, and-most crucially-remarkable Read more...

 
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