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Seeking Śākyamuni : South Asia in the formation of modern Japanese Buddhism / Richard M. Jaffe.

Author/creator Jaffe, Richard M., 1954- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2019.
Descriptionxi, 309 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Buddhism and modernity
Buddhism and modernity. ^A597649
Contents Introduction: locating Tenjiku -- South Asian encounters: Kitabatake Dōryō, Shaku Kōzen, Shaku Sōen, and the first generation of Japanese Buddhists in South Asia -- Kawaguchi Ekai, globalization, and the promotion of lay Buddhism in Japan -- Following the cotton road: Japanese corporate pilgrimage to India, 1926-1927 -- Buddhist material culture, "Indianism," and the construction of Pan-Asian Buddhism in twentieth-century Japan -- Global waves on Ōmura bay: the English translation of the Gedatsu dōron (the path of freedom) -- Deploying South Asian Buddhism.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2018043832
ISBN9780226391144 (cloth : alk. paper)

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