Riven by lust : incest and schism in Indian Buddhist legend and historiography (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Riven by lust : incest and schism in Indian Buddhist legend and historiography

Author: Jonathan A Silk
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiì Press, 2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Riven by Lust explores the tale of a man accused of causing the fundamental schism in early Indian Buddhism, but not before he has sex with his mother and kills his father. In tracing this Indian Buddhist Oedipal tale, Jonathan Silk follows it through texts in all of the major canonical languages of Buddhism, Sanskrit, Pali, Tibetan, Chinese, and Japanese, along the way noting parallels and contrasts with classical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan A Silk
ISBN: 9780824830908 0824830903
OCLC Number: 475246462
Description: xviii, 347 s. : illustrations
Responsibility: Jonathan A. Silk

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Explores the tale of a man accused of causing the fundamental schism in early Indian Buddhism, but not before he has sex with his mother and kills his father. This book investigates the psychological  Read more...

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