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7-1-1975

Three Studies in Non-Tantric Buddhist Cult Forms


Gregory Schopen

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MASTER OF ARTS (1975) (Religious Sciences) TITLE: AUTHOR:


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McMASTER UNIVERSITY Hamilton, Ontario

Three Studies in Non-Tantric Buddhist Cult Forms Gregory Schopen, B.A. (Black Hills State College)

SUPERVISOR: .Professor Jsn Yun-hua

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NUMBER OF PAGES: viii,. 203

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS:. This thesis

to present three separate

but related bodies of material which might contribute towards the eventual establishment of a new basic descriptive category in' the field of Buddhist Studies:

with a previously unncknowleaged form of the relic-cult; the second, with an equally unacknowledged cult of the book; the third with the image-eult. A.fourth part indicates a few problematic factors

non-tancric puja.

The first part deals

involved in future research. in the area.

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