Sacred Biography in the Buddhist Traditions of South and Southeast Asia (Hardcover). Juliane Schober.

Sacred Biography in the Buddhist Traditions of South and Southeast Asia (Hardcover)

University of Hawaii Press. 6.25 x 9.5", xi, 366 pp., 4 color plates, 21 b/w illustrations, index, contributors, cloth, d.j., Honolulu, 1997. (o.p.; fine). Item #872
ISBN: 0824816994

This collection of previously unpublished essays presents a broad range of explorations into the biographical genre of the Buddhist traditions of South and Southeast Asia. Each contribution examines sacred biography in one or more representational modalities in the texts, arts, history, literature, myths, rituals, and cultures of the Buddhist tradition.

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