Buddhism: Flammarion Iconographic Guides

Louis Frederic
This highly illustrated volume provides a comprehensive introduction to some three thousand manifestations of the Buddha in Asia. With the aid of abundant illustrations, Buddhism distinguishes each holy figure, providing clear and concise explanations of the differing names and attributes by which they are known in India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Tibet, South-East Asia, China and Japan. Copious notes, comparative tables, and an extensive bibliography and index make this book an invaluable guide to one of the world's most fascinating and influential religions.

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