Relics, ritual, and representation in Buddhism : rematerializing the Sri Lankan Theravada tradition (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Relics, ritual, and representation in Buddhism : rematerializing the Sri Lankan Theravada tradition

Author: Kevin Trainor
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Series: Cambridge studies in religious traditions, 10
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Digitally printed versionView all editions and formats
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This study draws on textual and archaeological evidence to examine the place of relic veneration in the history of South Asian Buddhism. By analysing the abstract ideas, emotional orientations, and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Trainor
ISBN: 0521582806 9780521582803 9780521036689 0521036682
OCLC Number: 604594270
Description: 223 Seiten.
Contents: Acknowledgments; List of abbreviations; 1. Orientations; 2. Buddhist relic veneration in India; 3. Relics and the establishment of the Buddhist sasana in Sri Lanka; 4. Paradigms of presence; 5. Ritual and the presence of the Buddha; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in religious traditions, 10
Responsibility: Kevin Trainor.

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"A carefully researched and theoretically engaged study.... A first-rate analysis that belongs in every academic library with significant holdings on Buddhism." John Clifford Holt, Religious Read more...

 
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