By David B. Gray,Ryan Richard Overbey
The publication is split into 3 sections devoted to South Asia, valuable Asia, and East Asia. The essays disguise such themes because the altering perfect of masculinity in Buddhist literature, the debate prompted through the transmission of the Indian Buddhist deity Heruka to Tibet within the tenth century, and the evolution of a chinese language Buddhist Tantric culture within the type of the real Buddha university. The booklet as a complete addresses complicated and contested different types within the box of non secular reports, together with the idea that of syncretism and some of the ways in which the switch and transformation of spiritual traditions could be defined and articulated.
The authors, prime students in Tantric reports, draw on a wide range of methodologies from the fields of background, anthropology, paintings heritage, and sociology. Tantric Traditions in Transmission and Translation is groundbreaking in its try to glance prior spiritual, linguistic, and cultural boundaries.
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Tantric Traditions in Transmission and Translation by David B. Gray,Ryan Richard Overbey