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Secrets of the Sacred - Asia Fine Books
Buddhist Images

Secrets of the Sacred


Publisher: University of Washington Press

Place Published: Seattle

Date Published: 2011

Book Condition: Fine

Binding: Hardcover with jacket

Edition: Later Printing

3 in stock

Product Description

Secrets of the Sacred: Empowering Buddhist Images in Clear, in Code, and in Cache.

Author: Helmut Brinker

224 pages with 116 illustrations.

An illumination of the role of icons and relics in Buddhist writing and practice, with particular attention to the transformation of inanimate material images into potent icons animated by the divine. Contents: From Image to Icon: Unseen Caches For Animating the Scared; Mysteries of Buddha Relics and Esoteric Divinities; Plus glossary, notes, bibliography and index.

Hardcover with jacket, in fine condition. 10 by 7 inches.