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Author Dalton, Jacob Paul.

Title The Taming of the demons : violence and liberation in Tibetan Buddhism / Jacob P. Dalton
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (x, 311 pages) : illustrations
Contents Evil and ignorance in Tantric Buddhism -- Demons in the dark -- A Buddhist manual for human sacrifice? -- Sacrifice and the law -- Foundational violence -- Buddhist warfare -- Conclusions : violence in the mirror -- Appendix A. The subjugation of Rudra -- Appendix B. Dunhuang Liberation Rite (Transcription of PT42/ITJ419) -- Appendix C. Dunhuang Liberation Rite II (Translation and Transliteration of PT840/1)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Tantric Buddhism -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region.
Violence -- Religious aspects -- Tantric Buddhism
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010042341
ISBN 0300153953 (electronic bk.)
9780300153958 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alkaline paper)