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Relics, Ritual, and Representation in Buddhism Rematerializing the Sri Lankan Theravada Tradition

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ISBN-10: 0521036682

ISBN-13: 9780521036689

Edition: 2007

Authors: Kevin Trainor

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Looking specifically at the practice of relic veneration in the Sri Lankan Theravada Buddhist tradition, Trainor portrays relic veneration as a technology of remembrance and representation which makes present the Buddha of the past for living Buddhists.
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Book details

List price: $62.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/30/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.352
Language: English

Acknowledgments
List of abbreviations
Orientations
Buddhist relic veneration in India
Relics and the establishment of the Buddhist Sasana in Sri Lanka
Paradigms of presence
Ritual and the presence of the Buddha
Epilogue
Bibliography
Index