Japanese Mandalas Representations of Sacred Geography

ISBN-10: 0824820819

ISBN-13: 9780824820817

Edition: 1999

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The first study of Japanese mandalas to appear in a Western language, this volume interprets mandalas as sanctified realms where identification between the human and sacred occurs. The author investigates paintings from three traditions.
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Book details

List price: $27.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Publication date: 11/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 8.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Introductionp. 1
The Taima Mandarap. 13
The Diamond World Mandalap. 33
The Womb World Mandalap. 58
The Mandala of the Two Worlds in Japanp. 78
Mandalas of Individual Deitiesp. 96
Pure Land Mandara in Japanp. 122
The Kami-Worshiping Tradition: Kasugap. 142
The Kami-Worshiping Tradition: Kumanop. 163
Afterwordp. 183
Chronologies for East Asiap. 185
Notesp. 187
Selected Bibliographyp. 207
Indexp. 215
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