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Battling the Buddha of love a cultural biography of the greatest statue never built

Author: Jessica Marie Falcone
Publisher: Ithaca, NY London Cornell University Press 2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First published
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Community/sangha : FPMT's transnational Buddhists -- Religious practice/dharma : global Buddhism, translation and heritage -- The statue/murti : planning a colossal Maitreya -- The relics/sarira : worship, transmission, and fundraising with the relic tour -- Aspiration/asha : hope, the future tense, and making (up) progress on the Maitreya project -- Holy place/tirtha : social life in the place of the Buddha's death
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Additional Physical Format: Online version
Falcone, Jessica Marie, 1976- author
Battling the Buddha of love
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018009939
Named Person: Maitreja
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jessica Marie Falcone
ISBN: 9781501723469 1501723464 9781501723483 1501723480 9781501723476 1501723472
OCLC Number: 1099212413
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index
Description: xviii, 303 Seiten Illustrationen 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Meditation/DHYANA: Focusing on the Maitreya ProjectPart One: The Transnational Buddhist Statue-Makers1. Community/SANGHA: FPMT's Transnational Buddhists2. The Teachings/DHARMA: Religious Practice in a Global Buddhist Institution3. The Statue/MURTI: Planning a Colossal Maitreya4. The Relics/SARIRA: Worship and Fundraising with the Relic Tour5. Aspirations/ASHA: Hope, the Future Tense, and Making (Up) Progress on the Maitreya ProjectPart Two: The Kushinagari Resistance6. Holy Place/TIRTHA: Living in the Place of the Buddha's Death7. Steadfastness/ADITTHANA: Indian Farmers Resist the Buddha of Love8. Loving-Kindness/MAITRI: Contested Notions of Ethics, Values, and Progress9. Compassion/KARUNA: Reflections on Engaged AnthropologyConclusion: Faith/SHRADDHA: Guru Devotion, Authority, and Belief in the Shadow of the Maitreya ProjectEpilogue: Rebirth/SAMSARA: The Future of the Maitreya Project
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