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Author Barstow, Geoffrey, author

Title Food of sinful demons : meat, vegetarianism, and the limits of Buddhism in Tibet / Geoffrey Barstow
Published New York : Columbia University Press, [2018]

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Description xv, 289 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Series Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University.
Contents Introduction -- A brief history of vegetarianism in Tibet -- Meat in the monastery -- The importance of compassion -- Tantric perspectives -- A necessary evil -- A positive good -- Seeking a middle way -- Epilogue : contemporary Tibet
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-282) and index
Subject Food -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism.
Vegetarianism -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism
Buddhism -- Tibet Region -- History.
Genre/Form History.
LC no. 2017003658
ISBN 9780231179966 (hardcover) (alkaline paper)
0231179960 (hardcover) (alkaline paper)
(electronic book)