The Holy Land Reborn: Pilgrimage and the Tibetan Reinvention of Buddhist India

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CONTENTS
List of Figuresix
Acknowledgmentsxi
Note on TransliterationXv
Introduction1
PartOne: Locating andDislocating the Landof the Buddha
1The Shifting Terrain of the Buddha15
2Buddhist Knowledge and Anachronism in Tibet40
3Journeying to the Centre of the World58
4Tantric Buddhist India and Its Tibetan Appropriation85
PartTwo: Reinventing theHoly Land inIndia
5Nirvana in Assam125
6Return to the Centre of the World166
7The Allure of the Atsaras193
8The Precious Guru in the Punjab232
PartThree: ModernRebirths of theHoly Land
9Archaeological and Discursive Rebirths of Buddhist India251
10Encountering the Modern Holy Land291
11Exile in the Land of the Buddha336

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