The Buddhist Dead: Practices, Discourses, Representations

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Bryan J. Cuevas, Jacqueline Ilyse Stone
University of Hawaii Press, 2007 - Religion - 491 pages
In its teachings, practices and institutions, Buddhism in iys varied Asian forms is centrally concerned with death and the dead. This title offers a comparative investigation of this topic across the major Buddhist cultures of India, Sri Lanka, China, Japan, Tibet and Burma.

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Bryan J. Cuevas is Associate Professor of Buddhist and Tibetan Studies in the Department of Religion at Florida State University. He is the author of The Hidden History of the Tibetan Book of the Dead and co-editor of The Buddhist Dead: Practices, Discourses, Representations.

Jacqueline I. Stone is professor of Japanese religions in the Religion Department of Princeton University. Mariko Namba Walter is a research associate at the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies and the Fairbank Center for East Asian Research at Harvard University.

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