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  Tantric Revisionings, New Understandings of Tibetan Buddhism and Indian Religion
By: Geoffrey Samuel




 
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Author: Geoffrey Samuel
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 812082752X
Publication Date: 2005

Product Code: 14460
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Tantric Revisionings present stimulating new perspectives on Hindu and Buddhist religion, particularly their Tantric versions, in India, Tibet or in modern western societies. Geoffrey Samuel adopts an historically and textually informed anthropological approach, seeking to locate and understand religion in its social and cultural context. The question of the relation between 'popular' (folk, domestic, village, 'shamanic') religion and elite (literary, textual, monastic) religion forms a recurring theme through these studies. Six chapters have not been previously published; the previously published studies included are in publications which are difficult to locate in major specialist libraries.

Tantric Revisionings, Geoffrey Samuel, Motilal, 2005, Hardcover, 384 Pages, $29.95

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