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Asian Religions and Cultures

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  1. The Lady of Linshui
    This book is a detailed examination of a Chinese women's cult that confronts the dangers of pregnancy, childbirth, and childhood diseases.... Learn More
    Published: 7th May 2008
    Hardback | £54.00
  2. Buddhist Materiality
    This innovative book shows that throughout its history, contrary to received assumptions, Buddhism developed a sophisticated philosophy of materiality—one that allowed human beings to give shape and expression to their deepest... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2007
    Hardback | £54.00
  3. Eccentric Spaces, Hidden Histories
    This book examines the interrelationship between narrative, ritual, and royal authority, including discussions of Daoism, yin-yang, and Buddhist doctrine, as depicted in a variety of texts from The Chronicles of Japan (7th century)... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2007
    Hardback | £56.00
  4. Great Clarity
    A study of the religious aspects of Chinese alchemy and its relation to the Taoist traditions of the early medieval period.... Learn More
    Published: 27th February 2006
    Hardback | £54.00
  5. Chinese Poetry and Prophecy
    This book argues that the most profound and far-reaching effects of Buddhism on Chinese culture occurred at the level of practice, specifically in religious rituals designed to cure people of disease, demonic possession, and bad... Learn More
    Published: 13th April 2005
    Hardback | £52.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  6. Chinese Magical Medicine

    Chinese Magical Medicine

    Written by Michel Strickmann, Edited by Bernard Faure

    Series Asian Religions and Cultures

    Stanford University Press

    This book argues that the most profound and far-reaching effects of Buddhism on Chinese culture occurred at the level of practice, specifically in religious rituals designed to cure people of disease, demonic possession, and bad... Learn More
    Published: 27th March 2002
    Hardback | £61.00
    Paperback | £25.99
  7. Living Images
    The essays in this volume focus on the historical, institutional, and ritual context of a number of Japanese Buddhist paintings, sculptures, calligraphies, and relics—some celebrated, others long overlooked.... Learn More
    Published: 10th January 2002
    Hardback | £46.00