Philosophies of India

by Heinrich Zimmer

Other authorsJoseph Campbell (Editor)
Hardcover, 1951

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Available

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Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1951.

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Originally published in 1973. The volume is divided into four sections:The introduction places the position of the Buddhist Tantras within Mahayana Buddhism and recalls their early literary history, especially the Guhyasamahatantra; the section also covers Buddhist Genesis and the Tantric tradition.The foundations of the Buddhist Tantras are discussed and the Tantric presentation of divinity; the preparation of disciples and the meaning of initiation; symbolism of the mandala-palace Tantric ritual and the twilight language

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5354

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