Food of Sinful Demons: Meat, Vegetarianism, and the Limits of Buddhism in Tibet

Food of Sinful Demons: Meat, Vegetarianism, and the Limits of Buddhism in Tibet

by Geoffrey Barstow

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231542302
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 10/24/2017
Series: Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 67 MB
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About the Author

Geoffrey Barstow is an assistant professor of religious studies at Oregon State University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Note on Transliteration and Translation
Map of Tibet
Introduction
1. A Brief History of Vegetarianism in Tibet
2. Meat in the Monastery
3. The Importance of Compassion
4. Tantric Perspectives
5. A Necessary Evil
6. A Positive Good
7. Seeking a Middle Way
Epilogue: Con temporary Tibet
Tibetan Names and Terms
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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