Ties that bind : maternal imagery and discourse in Indian Buddhism /

"Reiko Ohnuma offers a wide-ranging exploration of the complex role of maternal imagery and discourse in pre-modern South Asian Buddhism. Motherhood was sometimes extolled as the most appropriate symbol for buddhahood itself, and sometimes denigrated as the most paradigmatic manifestation of at...

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Main Author: Ohnuma, Reiko.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Location: Main Stacks

Call Number: 294.38 Oh4t
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