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Stupa: cult and symbolism, contributions by Gustav Roth, Franz-Karl Ehrhard, Kimiaki Tanaka, Lokesh Chandra, foreword by Lokesh Chandra


ISBN: 9788177420845

Aditya Prakashan, New Delhi

Pub. Year: 2009

Pages, ills, maps etc.,
246p., (53)b&w pls., 29cm.

RS. 2500.00 Hardcover

Note: Postage will be charged as actual.
Series: Satapitaka Series; Vol. 624
Stupa as a monument, its symbolism, ritual and construction have been studied in modern scholarship for the last two hundred years. This volume reproduces a number of studies of Prof. Gustav Roth on its architectural details, philosophical concepts it embodies, its symbolic significance in a number of Sanskrit texts. The volume is rich in new material and fresh interpretations of the st?upa which was central to the Buddhist conceptual world, so much so that the present Chinese currency note of 1 yuan issued in 1999 shows st?upas in the waters of oceanic consciousness.;;This volume contains contributions from four scholar, rich in new materal and fresh interpretations of the Stupa which was central to the Buddhist conceptnal word.;
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