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Malleable Maara: Transformations of a Buddhist Symbol of Evil

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2019 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

This is the first book to examine the development of the figure of Māra, who appears across Buddhist traditions as a personification of death and desire. Portrayed as a combination of god and demon, Māra serves as a key antagonist to the Buddha, his followers, and Buddhist teaching in general. From ancient India to later Buddhist thoug
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Hardcover, 268 pages
Published March 1st 2019 by State University of New York Press
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