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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 pilgrimage for over a millennium. Home to more than one hundred temples, the entire r..

Fourth Uncle In The Mountain

ISBN 10 : 9781466800991
ISBN 13 : 1466800992

Set during the French and American wars, Fourth Uncle in the Mountain is a true story about an orphan, Quang Van Nguyen, who is adopted by a sixty-four year old monk, Thau, who car..


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 ..

The Old Testament World

ISBN 10 : 0521340063
ISBN 13 : 9780521340069


Sacred Sierra

ISBN 10 : 9781407093239
ISBN 13 : 1407093231

Jason Webster had lived in Spain for 15 years when he and his partner Salud, a flamenco dancer, tired of their city life and decided to buy a crumbling farmhouse clinging to the si..

Sacred Mountain Sacred River

ISBN 10 : 9780595289899
ISBN 13 : 0595289894

One morning Rensor Devons is awaken by buckling sounds as his aluminum trailer heats up in the early morning sun. Renser must go to town to get his chainsaw repaired. He is not a s..