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The Resource Empty Vision : Metaphor and Visionary Imagery in Mahayana Buddhism

Empty Vision : Metaphor and Visionary Imagery in Mahayana Buddhism

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Empty Vision : Metaphor and Visionary Imagery in Mahayana Buddhism
Title
Empty Vision
Title remainder
Metaphor and Visionary Imagery in Mahayana Buddhism
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
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McMahan, David
Dewey number
294.392
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The Curzon critical studies in Buddhism series
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  • Mahayana Buddhism
  • Metaphor
  • Buddhism and the arts
Label
Empty Vision : Metaphor and Visionary Imagery in Mahayana Buddhism
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. The devaluation of language and the privileging of perception -- 2. Buddhist visuality in history and metaphor -- 3. Orality, writing, and authority : visionary literature and the struggle for legitimacy in the Mahāyāna -- 4. Realms of the senses : Buddha fields and fields of vision in the Gaṇḍavy¿±ha S¿±tra -- 5. The optics of Buddhist meditation and devotion -- 6. Conclusions and occlusions
Control code
ocn866842287
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306221580
Note
Taylor & Francis
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)866842287
Label
Empty Vision : Metaphor and Visionary Imagery in Mahayana Buddhism
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. The devaluation of language and the privileging of perception -- 2. Buddhist visuality in history and metaphor -- 3. Orality, writing, and authority : visionary literature and the struggle for legitimacy in the Mahāyāna -- 4. Realms of the senses : Buddha fields and fields of vision in the Gaṇḍavy¿±ha S¿±tra -- 5. The optics of Buddhist meditation and devotion -- 6. Conclusions and occlusions
Control code
ocn866842287
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306221580
Note
Taylor & Francis
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)866842287

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