Becoming the Buddha: the ritual of image consecration in Thailand
"Becoming the Buddha is the first book-length study of a key ritual of Buddhist practice in Asia: the consecration of a Buddha image or "new Buddha," a ceremony by which the Buddha becomes present or alive. Through a richly detailed, accessible exploration of this ritual in northern T...
|Main Author:||Swearer, Donald K., 1934-|
Princeton, N.J. :
Princeton University Press,