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Author Patton, Thomas Nathan, author
Title The Buddha's wizards : magic, protection, and healing in Burmese Buddhism / Thomas Nathan Patton
Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, [2018]
book jacket
 RCHSS Library  BQ438 P38 2018    AVAILABLE    30560400638737
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  BQ438 P322 2018    AVAILABLE    30530001327469
Descript xxxiv, 187 pages, 14 pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Vanguards of the Sāsana -- The Buddha's chief wizard -- Women of the wizard king -- Pagodas of power -- Wizards in the shadows
Subject Buddhism -- Burma
Burma -- Religious life and customs
Wizards -- Burma
Occultism -- Burma
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