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Visions of Power:
Imagining Medieval Japanese Buddhism
Bernard Faure
Translated from the French by Phyllis Brooks

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations
Introduction3
Ch. 1Autobiographical Imagination30
Ch. 2Imagined Lineages47
Ch. 3Imagining Powers71
Ch. 4Mythical Imaginaire83
Ch. 5Dreaming114
Ch. 6Images of Death144
Ch. 7Places of the Mind179
Ch. 8The Ritual Body198
Ch. 9The Power of Symbols224
Ch. 10Iconic Imagination237
Ch. 11Beyond Icons264
Epilogue: Imagination and Ideology275
Glossary289
Bibliography299
Index323

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