Illuminating the Life of the Buddha : An Illustrated Chanting Book from Eighteenth-Century Siam : ()
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This lavishly illustrated book investigates an outstanding eighteenth-century example of a samut khoi, a type of beautiful folding book found in Southeast Asia, which became particularly popular as a repository for the Buddha's teachings. Bookseller Inventory # a27353
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Affording readers immense insight into a spectacular eighteenth-century manuscript, and Thai Buddhist manuscripts and temple culture as a whole, this book will be of great interest to art historians and scholars of Buddhism and Southeast Asia.
About the Author: Naomi Appleton is a chancellor?s fellow in religious studies at the University of Edinburgh and the author of Jataka Stories in Theravada Buddhism. Sarah Shaw is a member of the Faculty of Oriental Studies and Wolfson College, University of Oxford; an honorary fellow of the Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies; and the author of several books, including The Jatakas: Birth Stories of the Bodhisattva. Toshiya Unebe is associate professor in the Department of Indian Studies at Nagoya University, Japan.
Title: Illuminating the Life of the Buddha : An ...
Publisher: Bodleian Library
Publication Date: 2013
Book Condition: Brand New
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