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Journal of Asian Studies (1966) 26 (1): 140–141.
Published: 01 November 1966
... there is a detailed and clearly organized account of the segmentary structure of caste, the hierarchical structure appears only incompletely in scattered references. RALPH W. NICHOLAS Michigan State University The Tantric Tradition. By AGEHANANDA BHARATI. London: Rider and Company, 1965. 350 pp. Bibliography, Index...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (4): 902–904.
Published: 01 November 2019
... around gender and the role of women in tantric Buddhism. The past ten years have seen multiple new works published on Tibetan women, and Gayley's work joins this conversation. 2 By centering the female master Tāre Lhamo and attending to her prominent role within her tantric partnership with her...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (3): 830–831.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Robert L. Brown The Hindu Tantric World: An Overview . By André Padoux . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2017 . xvii, 219 pp. ISBN: 9780226423937 (cloth, also available in paper and as e-book). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2018  2018 Few notions...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (3): 720–722.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Thomas B. Ellis Michael Slouber's Early Tantric Medicine is a welcome contribution to Tantric studies. The author provides a critical introduction to his critically edited and translated chapters (chapters 1–7, 30–31, and 35, with accompanying Devanāgarī text) of the Kriyākālaguṇottara...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1974) 34 (1): 169–175.
Published: 01 November 1974
... . VOL. XXXIV, No. 1 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES NOVEMBER 1974 Review Articles UNDERSTANDING TANTRIC BUDDHISM: SOME QUESTIONS OF METHOD* Toward the end of the last century, the eminent Buddhologist T. W. RhysDavids spoke for his generation when he characterized the Buddhist Tantras as "miserable in respect...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (1): 252–253.
Published: 01 February 1994
...Bruce McCoy Owens Monk, Householder, and Tantric Priest: Newar Buddhism and Its Hierarchy of Ritual . By David N. Gellner . Cambridge Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology. Cambrige : Cambridge University Press , 1992 . xxiii, 428 pp. $79.95. Copyright © The Association...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (2): 607–608.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Gareth Sparham A Clear Differentiation of the Three Codes: Essential Distinctions among the Individual Liberation, Great Vehicle, and Tantric Systems . By Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyaltshen . Translated by Jared Douglas Rhoton . Edited by Victoria R. M. Scott . SUNY series in Buddhist Studies...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (4): 1305–1307.
Published: 01 November 2003
...Brian A. Hatcher Songs of Ecstasy: Tantric and Devotional Songs from Colonial Bengal . By Hugh B. Urban . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2001 . 187 pp. $45.00 (cloth); $19.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2003 2003 BOOK REVIEWS SOUTH ASIA 1305...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2007) 66 (2): 546–548.
Published: 01 May 2007
... maintains, made it a moving force for the integration of the resources possessed by the Tibetans: imperial heritage, local beliefs, and clan structure. Revealing the mechanism by which the tantric legacy was introduced into the fabric of Tibetan society during the postimperial period, Davidson does...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (3): 1091–1092.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Constantina Rhodes Bailly Tantric Visions of the Divine Feminine: The Ten Mahāvidyās . By David Kinsley . Berkeley, Los Angeles, and London : University of California Press , 1997 . x , 318 pp., 41 b/w illustrations. $45.00 (cloth); $19.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (2): 395–396.
Published: 01 May 1988
...Gary Michael Tartakov The Caves at Aurangabad: Early Buddhist Tantric Art in India—Text and Photographs . By Carmel Berkson . Ahmedabad, India : Mapin Publishing Pvt. , 1986 . xviii, 238 pp. $32.50. (Distributed by University of Washington Press) Copyright © The Association...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 43 (4): 777–778.
Published: 01 August 1984
...Agehananda Bharati History of the Tantric Religion: A Historical, Ritualistic, and Philosophical Study . By N. N. Bhattacharyya . New Delhi : Manohar , 1982 . xviii, 507 pp. Glossary, Bibliography, Index. $26. Tantricism: A Study of the Yoginī Cult . By H. C. Das . New Delhi...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1982) 41 (4): 873–874.
Published: 01 August 1982
...Agehananda Bharati Kānphaṭā: Untersuchungen zu Kult, Mythologie and Geschichte Sivaitischer Tantriker im Nepal. [Kānphaṭā: Research Concerning Cults, Mythology, History of Sivaitik Tantric in Nepal] . By Günter Unbescheid . Wiesbaden : Franz Steiner Verlag , 1980 . xxxiii, 183 pp...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2024) 83 (2): 414–416.
Published: 01 May 2024
...David B. Gray Conjuring the Buddha: Ritual Manuals in Early Tantric Buddhism . By Jacob P. Dalton . New York : Columbia University Press , 2023 . viii, 344 pp. ISBN: 9780231205832 . © 2024 Association for Asian Studies 2024 Over the past twenty years, Jacob P. Dalton has...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1978) 37 (3): 445–455.
Published: 01 May 1978
... believes in. Famous for their spontaneity of expression and charm of melody, their rustic language and imagery, these songs clearly bring out the various themes that together form the general body of Bāul thought. And there are threads of many religious traditions: tantric; Sahajiyā—both Buddhist...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1982) 41 (2): 215–229.
Published: 01 February 1982
...Geoffrey Samuel Abstract Tibet is the most numerically significant society practicing Vajrayana (Tantric) Buddhism. The unusual features of religion in Tibetan society are often understood in terms of differences between Vajrayana and other forms of Buddhism. The author suggests here that Tibet...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (3): 985–986.
Published: 01 August 2003
... with the early history of Tantra. This is a welcome collection with some excellent pieces that open up new directions for Tantric research and are likely to have a wide impact. The chapters as a whole, however, vary considerably in style, quality, and interest. The collection derives from conferences held...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1980) 39 (4): 831–833.
Published: 01 August 1980
... a salutary division of labor. Goudriaan does the longitudinal analysis, Hoens explains tantric transmission and the constituents of tantric practice, and Gupta focuses more narrowly on tantric ritual, i.e., puja and yoga- Goudriaan also wrote the short introduction. The authors omit some points which should...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (1): 236–238.
Published: 01 February 2014
...: Violence and Liberation in Tibetan Buddhism takes up the provocative issue of violence in Tibetan Buddhist ritual and mythology. Grounding his study in Dunhuang manuscripts, Jacob Dalton illuminates tantric developments during the little-understood “age of fragmentation,” following the dissolution...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (1): 314–315.
Published: 01 February 2010
... portrait of his life as an initiated tantrika and a self-proclaimed mystic in this idiosyncratic autobiographical and ethnographic account of Tantric traditions in Nepal. Saran weaves stories from his early childhood growing up in a Nayar Brahmin community in Kerala, his education or “intellectual...