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Mahapratisara-Mahavidyarajni the Great Amulet Great Queen of Spells : Introduction Critical Editions and Annotated Translation

Gergely Hidas

ISBN 10: 817742114X / ISBN 13: 9788177421149
Published by Aditya Prakashan, 2012
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Contents 1 Previous research 2 Sources 3 Structure 4 Contents 5 Contexts 6 Practice 7 A critical edition of the gilgit fragments 8 The text preserved in the gilgit fragments 9 A critical edition of selected eastern Indian and Nepalese Mss 10 The textual traditions preserved in the selected Eastern Indian and Nepalese manuscripts 11 An annotated translation Abbreviations and symbols Bibliography IndexThis volume provides the first critical edition and complete Western translation of an influential apotropaic scripture of Mahayana Vajrayana Buddhism The Great Amulet Great Queen of Spells Mahapratisara-Mahavidyarajni This piece of the dharani literature from around the middle of the first millennium became a member of the popular Pancaraksa collection and has remained in use in Nepal up to the present timeAfter an introduction editions of the five Gilgit fragments ca 7th c and fifteen selected Eastern Indian and Nepalese manuscripts 11th-19th c are given followed by an annotated translationThe present study offers a detailed treatment of a scripture rather neglected by scholarship and attempts to throw light on the characteristics and use of this talismanic text of the Kriya-tantra in South Asian Buddhism and beyond 289 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 99992

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Title: Mahapratisara-Mahavidyarajni the Great ...

Publisher: Aditya Prakashan

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Edition: 1st Edition

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