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Hayagriva: The Mantrayanic Aspect of Horse-Cult in China and Japan
     

Hayagriva: The Mantrayanic Aspect of Horse-Cult in China and Japan

by Robert van Gulik
 

First reprint of the definitive monograph on the subject of the Tantric Buddhist god Hayagriva, its origins and evolution as the cult migrated from India eastward through China to Japan. Previously scarce and sought-afterwork by one of the most respected Sinologists of the 20th century.

Overview

First reprint of the definitive monograph on the subject of the Tantric Buddhist god Hayagriva, its origins and evolution as the cult migrated from India eastward through China to Japan. Previously scarce and sought-afterwork by one of the most respected Sinologists of the 20th century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789745240742
Publisher:
Orchid Press
Publication date:
07/28/2006
Pages:
104
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.08(h) x 0.55(d)

Meet the Author

Robert van Gulik (1910-1967) was a diplomat and author. He is best known for his series of historical mysteries featuring Judge Dee, inspired by an 18th-Century Chinese detective novel. His first original novel was completed in 1950, the book was titled The Chinese Maze Murders. In all he would write over a dozen Judge Dee novels.

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