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Building A Sacred Mountain

ISBN 10 : 9780295805351
ISBN 13 : 0295805358

By the tenth century CE, Mount Wutai had become a major pilgrimage site within the emerging culture of a distinctively Chinese Buddhism. Famous as the abode of the bodhisattva Maï¿..


Mount Wutai

ISBN 10 : 9780691178646
ISBN 13 : 069117864X

The northern Chinese mountain range of Mount Wutai has been a preeminent site of international or Pan-Asian pilgrimage for over a millennium. Home to more than one hundred temples,..


Shotoku

ISBN 10 : 9780199884964
ISBN 13 : 019988496X

Prince Shotoku (573?-622?), the purported founder of Japanese Buddhism, is widely referred to as Japan's first national hero. The cult that grew up around his memory is recognized ..


To A Mountain In Tibet

ISBN 10 : 9781446467183
ISBN 13 : 144646718X

TOP TEN BESTSELLER Mount Kailas is the most sacred of the world's mountains - holy to one fifth of humanity. Isolated beyond the central Himalayas, its summit has never been scaled..



From The Holy Mountain

ISBN 10 : 0805061770
ISBN 13 : 9780805061772

Retraces the journey of two monks who, in 587 A.D., set across the entire Byzantine world to gather the wisdom of Christian ascetics living in the desert before the advent of Islam..


The Sacred Headwaters

ISBN 10 : 9781553658801
ISBN 13 : 1553658809

In the rugged northern Rocky Mountains lies a spectacularly beautiful valley, known to the Native peoples as the Sacred Headwaters. There, on the edge of the Spatsizi Wilderness, t..