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Buddhist goddesses of India. Miranda Shaw is associate professor of religious studies at the University of Richmond. She is the author of Passionate Enlightenment: Women in Tantric Buddhism (Princeton).
Buddhist goddesses of India. Female deities in India represent the energies, powers, and beings that influence human life and also reflect the core of the human spirit that may be awakened through spiritual practice. Библиографические данные. Buddhist Goddesses of India Buddhist Goddesses of India, Miranda Eberle Shaw.
Miranda Shaw's book, Buddhist Goddesses of India provides valuable information on most if not all the female divinities of Buddhism. The book is divided into three parts: (1) Ascent of the scared female in early buddhism, (2) Mahayana mothers of liberation and (3) Tantric female buddhas. A very informatve and balance book. 3 people found this helpful. by. Miranda Eberle Shaw. Buddhist goddesses - India. South Asia - Religious life and customs. Princeton University Press. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on August 22, 2012. SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata). Terms of Service (last updated 12/31/2014).
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Destined to become a classic in the field, Buddhist Goddesses of India leaves no doubt that goddesses have been central, not peripheral, to Buddhism, even from the earliest traceable beginnings of the tradition. -Susan L. Huntington, author of The Art of Ancient India. A very significant contribution to the field. -Adalbert J. Gail, Freie Universität Berlin. Miranda Shaw comprehensively demonstrates the importance of the feminine divine in Buddhism.
The Indian Buddhist world abounds with goddesses-graceful nature divinities, maternal nurturers, potent healers, mighty protectors, transcendent wisdom figures, cosmic mothers of liberation, and dancing female Buddhas. Buddhist Goddesses of India chronicles the histories, legends, and artistic portrayals of nineteen goddesses and several related human figures and texts. Book Binding:Hardback. Each month we recycle over . million books, saving over 12,500 tonnes of books a year from going straight into landfill sites. See all. About this item. Postage, Returns & Payments
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Beautifully written and erudite, this book fills a need in the growing literature about goddesses in Buddhism. Destined to become a classic in the field, Buddhist Goddesses of India leaves no doubt that goddesses have been central, not peripheral, to Buddhism, even from the earliest traceable beginnings of the tradition. Huntington, author ofThe Art of Ancient India.
Followers of Buddhism, called Buddhists in English, referred to themselves as Saugata India was now Brahmanic, not Buddhistic; Al-Biruni could never find a Buddhistic book or a Buddhist person in India from whom he could learn.
Followers of Buddhism, called Buddhists in English, referred to themselves as Saugata. Other terms were Sakyans or Sakyabhiksu in ancient India. Sakyaputto was another term used by Buddhists, as well as Ariyasavako and Jinaputto. Buddhist scholar Donald S. Lopez states they also used the term Bauddha
Buddhist Goddesses of India" sets a new benchmark for the study and understanding of female deities in the context of South Asian religion and society.
The Indian Buddhist world abounds with goddesses―graceful nature divinities, maternal nurturers, potent healers, mighty protectors, transcendent wisdom figures, cosmic mothers of liberation, and dancing female Buddhas. Despite their importance in Buddhist thought and practice, female deities have received relatively little scholarly attention, and no comprehensive study of the female pantheon has been available.
Buddhist Goddesses of India chronicles the histories, legends, and artistic portrayals of nineteen goddesses and several related human figures and texts. Beautifully illustrated and drawing on a sweeping range of material, from devotional poetry and meditation manuals to rituals and artistic images, Shaw reveals the character, powers, and practice traditions of the female divinities in this definitive and essential guide.
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