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Making Sense of Tantric Buddhism History, Semiology, and Transgression in the Indian Traditions

Christian K. Wedemeyer's systematic investigation into Buddhist Tantric traditions fundamentally rethinks the nature of its transgressive theories and practices and situates them firmly within larger trends in learned Indian culture. Challenging the notion that such phenomena are ?marginal" or primitive, Wedemeyer demonstrates these antinomian ?rituals of rebellion" were integrally related, ideologically and institutionally, both within the Buddhist mainstream and Indian culture.Revisiting various interpretations of esoteric Buddhism from the early-nineteenth century to the presen

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