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Harvard East Asian Monographs 412

Word Embodied

The Jeweled Pagoda Mandalas in Japanese Buddhist Art

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$75.00 • £60.95 • €67.50

ISBN 9780674983861

Publication Date: 08/06/2018

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310 pages

7 x 10 inches

90 color illustrations

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  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Performance and Iconicity in the Jeweled Pagoda Mandalas
  • 2. The Historical Context of the Mandalas
  • 3. Medieval Textual Images
  • 4. Dharma Relics in Medieval Japan
  • 5. Buddhist Reliquaries and Somatic Profusions
  • Conclusion: Creating a Salvific Matrix of Text and Body
  • List of Names and Terms
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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