The Face of Jizo: Image and Cult in Medieval Japanese Buddhism

The Face of Jizo: Image and Cult in Medieval Japanese Buddhism

by Hank Glassman

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ISBN-13: 9780824835811
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The
Publication date: 09/30/2011
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Chapter 1 The Iconology of Jizo 1

Chapter 2 Monastic Devotion to Jizo 44

Chapter 3 The Jizo Dance: Ecstasy, Possession, and Performance 93

Chapter 4 Stones, Fertility, and the Unconnected Dead 135

Abbreviations 195

Notes 197

Glossary 233

Works Cited 243

Index 277

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