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By John Powers

The androgynous, asexual Buddha of up to date renowned mind's eye stands in stark distinction to the muscular, virile, and sensual determine awarded in Indian Buddhist texts. during this groundbreaking research of formerly unexplored facets of the early Buddhist culture, John Powers skillfully adapts methodological techniques from eu and North American historiography to the learn of early Buddhist literature, artwork, and iconography, highlighting features of the culture which have been unusually invisible in past scholarship.

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