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By John Powers

The androgynous, asexual Buddha of up to date renowned mind's eye stands in stark distinction to the muscular, virile, and sensual determine offered in Indian Buddhist texts. during this groundbreaking research of formerly unexplored features of the early Buddhist culture, John Powers skillfully adapts methodological ways from ecu and North American historiography to the research of early Buddhist literature, paintings, and iconography, highlighting elements of the culture which were strangely invisible in previous scholarship.

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