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A Bull of a Man

Images of Masculinity, Sex, and the Body in Indian Buddhism

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PAPERBACK

$26.00 • £20.95 • €23.50

ISBN 9780674064034

Publication Date: 04/02/2012

Short

336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

10 halftones

Not for sale in Indian subcontinent

  • Preface
  • 1. The Ultimate Man
  • 2. A Manly Monk
  • 3. Sex and the Single Monk
  • 4. The Problem with Bodies
  • 5. The Company of Men
  • 6. The Greater Men of the Greater Vehicle
  • 7. Adepts and Sorcerers
  • 8. Conclusion
  • Appendix 1: The Major and Minor Physical Characteristics of a Great Man
  • Appendix 2: Epithets of the Buddha
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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