Buddhist Relic-Caskets In South India

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Bharatiya Kala Prakashan, Jan 1, 1998 - Buddhism - 152 pages
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The Present Book Examines The Various Caskets, The Different Kinds Of Material Used For Preparing Them, Their Shapes And Sixes And Finally The Method Of Consecration Followed For Enshrining These Holy Relics. Alongside It Also Provides An Uptodate Account Of Buddhism In South India, The Author, Taking Into Consideration The Archaeological And Literacy Data, Tries To Set At Rest The Conflicting Opinions Held By Scholars Regsrding The Identification Of Dantapura, Photographs, Sketches, Etc., Which Lie Scattered In Various Reports.

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Chapter 1 Introduction 324
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In Literature and Art 2531
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Chapter III Chaitya and Stupa 3241
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