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Receptacle of the sacred : illustrated manuscripts and the Buddhist book cult in South Asia /

In considering medieval illustrated Buddhist manuscripts as sacred objects of cultic innovation, Receptacle of the Sacred explores how and why the South Asian Buddhist book-cult has survived for almost two millennia to the present. A book "manuscript" should be understood as a form of sacr...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Kim, Jinah, 1976-
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2013.
Series:South Asia across the disciplines.
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Online Access:Online version
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