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The holy land reborn : pilgrimage & the Tibetan reinvention of Buddhist India

Author: Toni Huber
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Series: Buddhism and modernity.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Dalai Lama has said that Tibetans consider themselves 'the child of Indian civilization' and that India is the holy land from whose sources the Tibetans have built their own civilization. This work looks at this relationship and how Tibetans have maintained it, particularly by way of pilgrimage.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Huber, Toni, 1956-
Holy land reborn.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008
(DLC) 2007042732
(OCoLC)175056851
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Toni Huber
ISBN: 9780226356501 0226356507 1281957186 9781281957184 9786611957186 6611957189
OCLC Number: 309232640
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 501 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: List of Figures; Acknowledgments; Note on Transliteration; Introduction; Part One: Locating and Dislocating the Land of the Buddha; 1 The Shifting Terrain of the Buddha; 2 Buddhist Knowledge and Anachronism in Tibet; 3 Journeying to the Centre of the World; 4 Tantric Buddhist India and Its Tibetan Appropriation; Part Two: Reinventing the Holy Land in India; 5 Nirvana in Assam; 6 Return to the Centre of the World; 7 The Allure of the Atsaras; 8 The Precious Guru in the Punjab; Part Three: Modern Rebirths of the Holy Land; 9 Archaeological and Discursive Rebirths of Buddhist India.
Series Title: Buddhism and modernity.
Responsibility: Toni Huber.
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The Dalai Lama has said that Tibetans consider themselves "the child of Indian civilization" and that India is the "holy land" from whose sources the Tibetans have built their own civilization. What  Read more...

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