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The Buddhist Visnu: Religious Transformation, Politics, and Culture

By: John Clifford Holt

Price: $69.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Columbia University Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012586

ISBN: 0231133227

Condition: New


John Holt's groundbreaking study examines the assimilation, transformation, and subordination of the Hindu deity Visnu within the contexts of Sri Lankan history and Sinhala Buddhist religious culture. Holt argues that political agendas and social forces, as much as doctrinal concerns, have shaped the shifting patterns of the veneration of Visnu in Sri Lanka. Holt begins with a comparative look at the assimilation of the Buddha in Hinduism. He then explores the role and... View more info

The Religious World of Kirti Sri: Buddhism, Art, and Politics in Late Medieval Sri Lanka

By: John Clifford Holt

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, USA, Oxford University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014341

ISBN: 0195107578

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 155 with numerous b/w illustrations. View more info

The Buddhist Visnu: Religious Transformation, Politics, and Culture

By: John Clifford Holt

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Columbia University Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018647

ISBN: 0231133235

Condition: New


John Holt's groundbreaking study examines the assimilation, transformation, and subordination of the Hindu deity Visnu within the contexts of Sri Lankan history and Sinhala Buddhist religious culture. Holt argues that political agendas and social forces, as much as doctrinal concerns, have shaped the shifting patterns of the veneration of Visnu in Sri Lanka. Holt begins with a comparative look at the assimilation of the Buddha in Hinduism. He then explores the role and... View more info

The Buddhist Visnu: Religious Transformation, Politics, and Culture

By: John Clifford Holt

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2008

Edition: First Indian Edition

Seller ID: 030744

ISBN: 8120832698

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 454. View more info