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Death and Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism - a book by Zivkovic, Tanya

Death and Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism

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Death and Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism( )
Author: Zivkovic, Tanya
Series title:Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $145.00
Book Description:

Contextualising the seemingly esoteric and exotic aspects of Tibetan Buddhist culture within the everyday, embodied and sensual sphere of religious praxis, this book centres on the social and religious lives of deceased Tibetan Buddhist lamas. It explores how posterior forms - corpses, relics, reincarnations and hagiographical representations - extend a lama's trajectory of lives and manipulate biological imperatives of birth and death.

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Detailed Subjects: Religion / Buddhism / General
Body, Mind & Spirit / Afterlife & Reincarnation
Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.25 x 9.25 Inches
Book Weight:0.9 Pounds

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