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Buddhist saints of the forest and the cult of amulets a study in charisma, hagiography, sectarianism, and millennial Buddhism by Stanley Jeyaraja Tambiah

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Thailand.

Subjects:

  • Buddhism -- Thailand,
  • Buddhist monks -- Thailand,
  • Buddhist cults -- Thailand

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementStanley Jeyaraja Tambiah.
SeriesCambridge studies in social anthropology ;, 49, Cambridge studies in social anthropology ;, no. 49.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ554 .T347 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 417 p. :
Number of Pages417
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3172864M
ISBN 100521259843, 0521277876
LC Control Number83015113

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The Buddhist Saints of the Forest and the Cult of Amulets (Cambridge Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology) by Stanley Jeyaraja Tambiah () Paperback Bunko – January 1, See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsManufacturer: Cambridge University Press. The central actors in this book are some reclusive forest-dwelling ascetic meditation masters who have been acclaimed as 'saints' in contemporary Thailand. These saints originally pursued their salvation quest among the isolated villages of the country's periphery, but once recognized as holy men endowed with charisma, they became the radiating centres of a country-wide cult of : $ Series Number 49 The Buddhist Saints of the Forest and the Cult of Amulets Dimensioner x x 25 mm Vikt g Antal komponenter 1 Komponenter 2:B&W 6 x 9 in or x mm Perfect Bound on Creme w/Gloss Lam ISBN The Buddhist Saints of the Forest and the Cult of Amulets ().pdf writen by Stanley Jeyaraja Tambiah: The central actors in this book are some reclusive forest-dwelling ascetic meditation masters who have been acclaimed as 'saints' in contemporary Thailand.

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