Head, Eyes, Flesh and Blood: Giving Away the Body in Indian Buddhist Literature, Reiko Ohnuma

Authors

  • Dr Naomi Appleton Wolfson College, University of Oxford

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/bsrv.v25i2.257

Keywords:

asceticism, body-donation, Bodhisattva

Abstract

Head, Eyes, Flesh and Blood: Giving Away the Body in Indian Buddhist Literature, Reiko Ohnuma (New York: Columbia University Press, 2007), pp. xvii+372, £28.95/$45; ISBN 9780231137089 (hbk), ISSN 0231510284 (ebk)

Author Biography

Dr Naomi Appleton, Wolfson College, University of Oxford

early Buddhist thought, Buddhist ethics, Buddhist meditation and ritual, Theravada/Mahayana similarities

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Published

2008-12-29

How to Cite

Appleton, D. N. (2008). Head, Eyes, Flesh and Blood: Giving Away the Body in Indian Buddhist Literature, Reiko Ohnuma. Buddhist Studies Review, 25(2), 257–258. https://doi.org/10.1558/bsrv.v25i2.257

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