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Bogel, Cynthea J
With a single glance : Buddhist icon and early Mikkyō vision / Cynthea J. Bogel
Seattle : University of Washington Press, c2009
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 4th Floor  N8193.3.T3 B64 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Tantric-Buddhist art -- Japan
Physical Description xi, 476 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 27 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 431-457) and index
Contents Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Pt. 1. Definitions and dynamics. Ch. 1. Esoteric Buddhism and Mikkyō -- Ch. 2. A religion of images -- Ch. 3. The function of icons and visuality as function -- Pt. 2. Mikkyō visual culture and its sources. Ch. 4. Kūkai and China : inheriting Mikkyō visual culture -- Ch. 5. Kūkai and Japan : transmitting Mikkyō visual culture -- Pt. 3. Visions and cosmologies. Ch. 6. Sight and syncretism -- Ch. 7. What they saw : the image looks back -- Pt. 4. Vision, ritual, and imagery. Ch. 8. Contemplations and contemplative imagery -- Ch. 9. Mikkyō ritual and imagery within ritual -- Pt. 5. Choreographies of ritual space. Ch. 10. Mikkyō topographies : the spaces icons inhabited -- Ch. 11. The Tōji Karma mandala -- Glossary of Japanese characters -- Notes -- Selected bibliography

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