Stupa: Cult and Symbolism

By: Gustav Roth, Lokesh Chandra & K. Tanaka (Authors)

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Stupa as a monument, its symbolism, ritual and construction have been studied in modern scholarship for the last two hundred years. This volume reproduces a number of studies of Prof. Gustav Roth on its architectural details, philosophical concepts it embodies, its symbolic significance in a number of Sanskrit texts. The volume is rich in new material and fresh interpretations of the stæupa which was central to the Buddhist conceptual world, so much so that the present Chinese currency note of 1 yuan issued in 1999 shows stæupas in the waters of oceanic consciousness.;;This volume contains contributions from four scholar, rich in new materal and fresh interpretations of the Stupa which was central to the Buddhist conceptnal word. Printed Pages: 246.

Title: Stupa: Cult and Symbolism

Author Name: Gustav Roth, Lokesh Chandra & K. Tanaka (Authors)

Categories: Buddhism and Buddhist Studies, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aditya Prakashan: 2009

ISBN: 8177420844

ISBN 13: 9788177420845

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 111275

Keywords: Stupa: Cult and Symbolism Gustav Roth, Lokesh Chandra & K. Tanaka (Authors)