Author:David B. Gray & Ryan Richards Overbey (Ed.)

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Tantric Traditions in Transmission and Translation

By: David B. Gray & Ryan Richards Overbey (Ed.)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2017

Seller ID: 116736

ISBN: 8120841301

Condition: New


Tantric Traditions in both Buddhism and Hinduism are thriving throughout Asia and in Asian diasporic communities around the world, yet they have been largely ignored by Western scholars until now. This collection of original essays fills this gap by examining the ways in which Tantric Buddhist traditions have changed over time and distance as they have spread across cultural boundaries in Asia. The book is divided into three sections dedicated to South Asia, Central Asia, and East Asia. The essays cover such topics as the changing ideal of masculinity in Buddhist literature, the controversy tr... View more info