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 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 c... View more info