Where Men Hide

Where Men Hide

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Head, Eyes, Flesh, and Blood is the first comprehensive study of a central narrative theme in premodern South Asian Buddhist literature: the Buddha's bodily self-sacrifice during his previous lives as a bodhisattva. Conducting close readings of stories from Sanskrit, Pali, Chinese, and Tibetan literature written between the third century B.C.E. and the late medieval period, Reiko Ohnuma argues that this theme has had a major impact on the development of Buddhist philosophy and culture.... tattoo, any brand that has believers using the ownera#39;s manual as a Bible for marriage ceremonies, any brand that has pilgrimage celebrations like Bike Weeks, ... Like the SUV saga, the story here is about the power and freedom to get away.

Title:Where Men Hide
Author:James B. Twitchell, Ken Ross
Publisher:Columbia University Press - 2007-12-01


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