Good+ in poor jacket. 8vo. clean uninscribed copy, light soiling to title page, buckled ridges to half title, title, dedication, and contents page (occured and time of printing/binding? ) black cloth covers, gilt text to spine. some light edge wear and soiling. Dust jacket present, complete, but badly torn along front top edge, resulting triangular section creased and buckled, further rubbing and creasing to top edge. light wear to remaining extremities. light/moderate surface wear.
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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