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The Visual World of Buddhist Book Illustrations

Jinah Kim

in Receptacle of the Sacred: Illustrated Manuscripts and the Buddhist Book Cult in South Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520273863
eISBN:
9780520954885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273863.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines possible ritual uses of manuscripts. I argue that the illustrated Buddhist manuscripts could have been used for meditation, much like patapaintings discussed in the ... More


Electricity supply

Anton Eberhard

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of South Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199689248
eISBN:
9780191789731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689248.003.0028
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter focuses on the Buddhist artistic expression of the First Jebtsundamba Khutugtu (1635–1723), one of the most celebrated persons in the history of Mongolian Buddhism, who is believed to ... More


Zanabazar (1635–1723): Vajrayāna Art and the State in Medieval Mongolia

Uranchimeg Tsultemin

in Buddhism in Mongolian History, Culture, and Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199958641
eISBN:
9780190206819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199958641.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The chapter focuses on the Buddhist artistic expression of the First Jebtsundamba Khutugtu (1635–1723), one of the most celebrated persons in the history of Mongolian Buddhism, who is believed to ... More


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