The Buddhist Goddess Marishiten: A Study of the Evolution and Impact of Her Cult on the Japanese Warrior

The Buddhist Goddess Marishiten: A Study of the Evolution and Impact of Her Cult on the Japanese Warrior

David A Hall


In "The Buddhist Goddess Marishiten," David A. corridor offers an in-depth exploration of the Buddhist cult of the warrior goddess M r c; its evolution in India, China, and Japan; its texts and their viewers; its rituals; and, eventually, its efficacy as skilled via the japanese warrior category the bushi or samurai. In studying the mental results of those rituals at the eastern warrior this quantity strikes past a narrowly targeted exam of a non secular cult. David A. corridor convincingly explains how those rituals aimed toward getting ready the warrior for strive against and acted as an antidote for the toxicity of Post-Traumatic tension disease (PTSD) whilst the warrior again from the battlefield."

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