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

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Stupa: Cult and Symbolism

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

Price: $67.30

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aditya Prakashan: 2009

Seller ID: 111275

ISBN: 8177420844

Condition: New


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 st├Župa which was central to the Buddhist conceptual world, so much so that the present ... View more info