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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Pilgrimage and Buddhist art.
[New York] : Asia Society ; New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, ©2010
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Adriana G Proser; Asia Society. Museum.
|Notes:||Published on the occasion of the exhibition held Mar. 16-June 20, 2010, Asia Society Museum, New York, N.Y.|
|Description:||xi, 211 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 32 cm|
|Contents:||The geography of Buddhist pilgrimage in Asia / Robert H. Stoddard --
Outward and inward journeys : an introduction to Buddhist pilgrimage / D. Max Moerman --
The significance of Bodh Gaya / Janice Leoshko --
Bhutan's tiger's nest : a Tibetan Buddhist pilgrimage and popular media / Katherine Anne Paul --
The temple on Mount Suthep and pilgrimage in northern Thailand / Donald K. Swearer --
Buddhist pilgrimage and mountains in China / Chün-fang Yü --
The sacred topography of Mount Wutai at Dunhuang / Susan L. Benigson --
Buddhist pilgrimages in Japan / Ian Reader --
Catalogue. The Buddha and the sacred site / entries by Jacqueline Ganem [and others]. The journey / entries by Terese Tse Bartholomew [and others]. Merit, mementos, and sacred bonds / entries by Jacqueline Ganem [and others] --
Appendices. Map of Asia : selected Buddhist pilgrimage sites. Map of Asia : major routes for trade and the transmission of Buddhism. Chronology of selected events related to Buddhist pilgrimage / Daisy Yiyou Wang and Adriana Proser. Glossary of names and terms / Daisy Yiyou Wang and Adriana Proser.
|Responsibility:||edited by Adriana Proser.|
"Sumptuously illustrated ... usefully organized ... Although the photographs from the exhibit alone are worth the price, the book includes several short essays that are immensely valuable to