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Buddha In Redface

Author : Eduardo Duran
ISBN : 9780595138982
Genre : Fiction
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Story is told by a narrator who is a psychologist working in Indian country. What appears to be a consultation with a patient ends up being a meeting with his teacher, Tarrence. Tarrence proceeds to take the narrator into a dreamtime journey that melts the worldview held by the storyteller. The dream leads the narrator to a place in which the energy generated by ancient dreamers must be balanced. The lack of balance brought on by the power dreamers and their ceremony has resulted in the atomic bomb. New realms also give insights as to why the bomb was dropped on the Japanese. Throughout the story there are conflicts between western and aboriginal ways of knowing, the main protagonist being Carl, who is a psychiatrist.

Dictionary Of Buddhist Iconography Kabira Jin

Author : Lokesh Chandra
ISBN : 8177420496
Genre : Buddhism
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The Dictionary details the characteristic attributes,chronology and symbolism of over twelve thousand main and minor deities.It reflects the extraordinary cultural, literary,aesthetic and spiritual achievements of several nations of Asia over two millennia.It will help to identify the masterpieces along with the profusion of masters and divine beings around them.The last few decades have seen an exuberant flourishing of the study and popularisation of the patrimony of Buddhist art for its aesthetic magnificence.This Dictionary will add a dimension of precision and depth of perception to the visual tradition of paintings and sculptures.


Author : Debbie Nevins
ISBN : 9781502602756
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Learn about the geography, culture, language, and much more in this in-depth overview of Vietnam. All books of the critically-acclaimed Cultures of the World® series ensure an immersive experience by offering vibrant photographs with descriptive nonfiction narratives, and interactive activities such as creating an authentic traditional dish from an easy-to-follow recipe. Copious maps and detailed timelines present the past and present of the country, while exploration of the art and architecture help your readers to understand why diversity is the spice of Life.

Negotiating Local Knowledge

Author : Alan Bicker
ISBN : STANFORD:36105026572938
Genre : Social Science
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A timely and up-to-date volume that presents a genuine contribution to the debates over indigenous knowledge.

Reinventing The Wheel

Author : Stephen F. Teiser
ISBN : UOM:39015069290941
Genre : Architecture
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"Awarded the Prix Stanislas Julien by the Academie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres The Wheel of Rebirth is one of the most basic and popular images in Buddhist visual culture. For nearly two thousand years, artists have painted it onto the porches of Buddhist temples; preachers have used it to explain karmic retribution; and philosophers have invoked it to illuminate the contrast between ignorance and nirvana. In Reinventing the Wheel, noted scholar Stephen F. Teiser explores the history and varied interpretations of the Wheel of Rebirth, a circle divided into sections depicting the Buddhist cycle of transmigration. Combining visual evidence with textual sources, Reinventing the Wheel shows how the metaphor of the wheel has been interpreted in divergent local traditions, from India to Tibet, Central Asia, and China. Teiser deftly shows how written and painted renditions of the wheel have animated local architectural sites and religious rituals, informing concepts of time and reincarnation and acting as an organizing principle in the cosmology and daily life of practicing Buddhists. Engaging and accessible, this uniquely pan-Buddhist tour will appeal to anyone interested in Buddhist culture, as well as to scholars of religious studies, art history, architecture, philosophy, and textual studies. Stephen F. Teiser is D. T. Suzuki Professor in Buddhist Studies, Princeton University. He is the author of The Ghost Festival in Medieval China."--Publisher's website.

Heaven Is High The Emperor Far Away

Author : Valery M. Garrett
ISBN : 0195927443
Genre : Art
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Through a richly illustrated text, this book recounts the vivid history of Canton, which in its heyday was the center of the China Trade and was for centuries the wonder of the Far East,

Lord Of The Three In One

Author : Kenneth Dean
ISBN : 0691028818
Genre : Philosophy
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Despite periods of clandestine activity since its inception, the Three in One cult has undergone a remarkable revival in post-Mao China: Today Lin is worshipped throughout Southeast China and Southeast Asia as Lord of the Three in One in over a thousand temples by tens of thousands of cult initiates.

Encyclopedia Of Ancient Deities

Author : Charles Russell Coulter
ISBN : 9781135963903
Genre : Reference
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The history of the divine is the history of human thought. For as long as men and women have pondered the mysteries of their existence, they have answered their own questions with stories of gods and goddesses. Belief in these deities shaped whole civilizations, yet today many of their names and images lie buried. The Encyclopedia of Ancient Deities makes those names available to the general reader as well as the scholar. This reference work lists all the known gods through recorded history. Alphabetically arranged entries provide the name of each deity (with alternate spellings), as well as notes on names that may be linguistically or functionally related. The tribe or culture that worshiped the deity is identified, and the god's origins and functions are explained. An extensive bibliography provides opportunities for further research and an exhaustive index provides access to the entries through virtually all names, forms and kinds of deities.

India Today

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ISBN : UVA:X004286186
Genre : India
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Funk Wagnalls Standard College Dictionary

Author : [Anonymus AC07779823]
ISBN : UCSC:32106001577466
Genre : English language
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