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The Resource Becoming the Buddha : the ritual of image consecration in Thailand, Donald K. Swearer

Becoming the Buddha : the ritual of image consecration in Thailand, Donald K. Swearer

Label
Becoming the Buddha : the ritual of image consecration in Thailand
Title
Becoming the Buddha
Title remainder
the ritual of image consecration in Thailand
Statement of responsibility
Donald K. Swearer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Swearer, Donald K.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Buddhisms
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abhiṣeka (Buddhist rite)
  • Buddhism
  • Theravāda Buddhism
Label
Becoming the Buddha : the ritual of image consecration in Thailand, Donald K. Swearer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Ch. 5.
  • Instructing the Image
  • Ch. 6.
  • Empowering the Image
  • Ch. 7.
  • The Body of the Buddha: Popular Buddhism and Buddhological Theory
  • Ch. 8.
  • Consecration Traditions in Other Buddhist Cultures: Reassessing the Buddhabhiseka
  • Epilogue: If You Meet the Buddha, Kill Him!
  • Glossary of Selected Pali and Thai Terms
  • Ch. 1.
  • Buddha and Buddha Image
  • Ch. 2.
  • Meeting the Buddha: Temple, Image, and Relic
  • Ch. 3.
  • Constructing a Buddha Image
  • Ch. 4.
  • The Ritual: Opening the Eyes of the Buddha
Control code
7610026
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 332 p.
Isbn
9780691114354
Lccn
2003048222
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (DLC) 2003048222
  • 7610026
  • (BNAtoc) 2003048222
Label
Becoming the Buddha : the ritual of image consecration in Thailand, Donald K. Swearer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Ch. 5.
  • Instructing the Image
  • Ch. 6.
  • Empowering the Image
  • Ch. 7.
  • The Body of the Buddha: Popular Buddhism and Buddhological Theory
  • Ch. 8.
  • Consecration Traditions in Other Buddhist Cultures: Reassessing the Buddhabhiseka
  • Epilogue: If You Meet the Buddha, Kill Him!
  • Glossary of Selected Pali and Thai Terms
  • Ch. 1.
  • Buddha and Buddha Image
  • Ch. 2.
  • Meeting the Buddha: Temple, Image, and Relic
  • Ch. 3.
  • Constructing a Buddha Image
  • Ch. 4.
  • The Ritual: Opening the Eyes of the Buddha
Control code
7610026
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 332 p.
Isbn
9780691114354
Lccn
2003048222
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (DLC) 2003048222
  • 7610026
  • (BNAtoc) 2003048222

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