Pilgrims, patrons and place : localizing sanctity in Asian religions / edited by Phyllis Granoff and Koichi Shinohara.
Contributor(s): Granoff, P. E | Shinohara, KoichiSeries: Asian religions and society seriesPublisher: Vancouver, B.C. : University of British Columbia Press, Copyright date: ©2003Description: 380 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780774810395; 0774810394Subject(s): Sacred space -- Asia | Lugares sagrados -- Asia | Asia -- Religious life and customs
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Includes bibliography: (pages 350-369) and index.
The twenty-four dioceses and Zhang Daoling: the spatio-liturgical organization of early heavenly master Taoism / Franciscus Verellen -- The story of the Buddha's begging bowl: imagining a biography and sacred places / Koichi Shinohara -- Where ascetics get comfort and recluses go public: museums for Buddhist saints in Thailand / Louis Gabaude -- Paradise found, paradise lost: Harirām Vyās's love for Vrindāban and what hagiographers made of it / Heidi Pauwels -- Pilgrimage as revelation: Śankaradeva's journey to Jagannātha Purī / Phyllis Granoff -- The 'Early Hindi' hagiographies by Anantadās / Winand M. Callewaert -- Dvārakā: the making of a sacred place / André Couture -- Place in the sacred biography at Borobudur / Robert L. Brown -- Ratannāth's travels / Véronique Bouillier -- The interweave of place, space, and biographical discourse at a South Indian religious centre / K.I. Koppedrayer -- Portraiture and Jain sacred place: the patronage of the ministers Vastupāla and Tejahpāla / Jack C. Laughlin -- Saints and sacred places in Saurashtra and Kutch: the cases of the Naklamki cult and the Jakhs / Françoise Mallison.
This work brings together essays by anthropologists, scholars of religion, and art historians on the subject of sacred place and sacred biography in Asia. The chapters span a broad geographical area that includes India, Nepal, Thailand, Indonesia, and China, and explore issues from the classical and medieval periods to the present.