By: David B. Gray & Ryan Richards Overbey (Ed.)
New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2017
Seller ID: 116736
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...