Minor rubbing, VG., dustwrapper. 22x14cm, xvi, 195 pp. A reprint of the 1983 edition titled "Buddhist Cosmology: From Single World System to Pure Land: Science and Theology in the Images of Motion and Light". Contents: Buddhist Philosophy & the Major Moments of Cosmology; The ' Cakravala' or Single World System: The Monastic Guide to Brahma's Pure Realm; The "Sahasra-Cosmology" or "Cosmology of Thousands": To Multiply what is Unified & Unify what is Multiple; The Drama of "Sahasra-Cosmology" and "The Path"; The "Asankhyeya-Cosmology" or "Cosmology of Innumerables" and the Teaching of Light; The Eschatology of the " Asankhyeya-Cosmology": Buddhas Numerous as the Sands of the Ganga; Conclusion: Motion and Light; Bibliographical Resources.
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