Meeting the Buddha: On Pilgrimage in Buddhist India

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Molly E. Aitken
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 1995 - Religion - 370 pages
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From E.M. Forster to Peter Matthiessen to Allen Ginsberg, many of the world's most acclaimed writers have traveled to the holy lands of India seeking spiritual enlightenment. Their lyrical and highly personal recollections are compiled here for the first time in one volume, taking readers on a colorful journey to each of the eight Buddhist pilgrimage sites of India.

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Aitken has edited a marvelous work on pilgrimage to the seven most important places in India for Buddhists, including the place where the Buddha was born, where he attained enlightenment, and the site ... Read full review

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A helpful resource for learning about the pilgrimmage sites in India associated with the Buddha. I would have appreciated more substance, though (historically, archaeologically, etc), and less personal banter. Read full review

Contents

Introduction by Andrew Schelling
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Queen Maya Gives Birth in the Lumbini Grove
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Lumbinis Monuments
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