A Bull of a Man by John Powers

By John Powers

The androgynous, asexual Buddha of latest well known mind's eye stands in stark distinction to the muscular, virile, and sensual determine awarded in Indian Buddhist texts. during this groundbreaking examine of formerly unexplored elements of the early Buddhist culture, John Powers skillfully adapts methodological ways from ecu and North American historiography to the learn of early Buddhist literature, artwork, and iconography, highlighting facets of the culture which have been strangely invisible in previous scholarship.

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