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  1. Making Sense of Tantric Buddhism: History, Semiology, and Transgression in the Indian Traditions.Christian K. Wedemeyer - 2014 - Cambridge University Press.
    _Making Sense of Tantric Buddhism_ fundamentally rethinks the nature of the transgressive theories and practices of the Buddhist Tantric traditions, challenging the notion that the Tantras were "marginal" or primitive and situating them instead -- both ideologically and institutionally -- within larger trends in mainstream Buddhist and Indian culture. Critically surveying prior scholarship, Wedemeyer exposes the fallacies of attributing Tantric transgression to either the passions of lusty monks, primitive tribal rites, or slavish imitation of Saiva traditions. Through comparative analysis of (...)
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    Making Sense of Tantric Buddhism: History, Semiology, and Transgression in the Indian Traditions.Christian K. Wedemeyer - 2012 - Columbia University Press.
    Innovative readings of the "Guhyasamaja Tantra" underscore the text's overriding concern with purity, pollution, and transcendent insight and a large-scale, quantitative study of Tantric literature shows its radical antinomianism to be a ...
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  3. Aryadeva's Lamp That Integrates the Practices : The Gradual Path of Vajrayana Buddhism According to the Esoteric Community Noble Tradition.Christian K. Wedemeyer (ed.) - 2008 - Columbia University Press.
    _The Lamp that Integrates the Practices_ is a systematic and comprehensive exposition of the most advanced yogas of the Esoteric Community Tantra as espoused by the Noble Tradition, an influential school of interpretation within the Mahayoga traditions of Indian Buddhist esoterism. Equal in authority to Nagarjuna's famous Five Stages, Aryadeva's work is perhaps the earliest prose example of the "stages of the mantra path" genre in Sanskrit. Its studied gradualism exerted immense influence on later Indian and Tibetan tradition, and it (...)
     
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  4. Introduction I : Two Scholars, a "School," and a Conference.Christian K. Wedemeyer - 2010 - In Christian K. Wedemeyer & Wendy Doniger (eds.), Hermeneutics, Politics, and the History of Religions: The Contested Legacies of Joachim Wach and Mircea Eliade. Oxford University Press.
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    Book Reviews and Notices. [REVIEW]Christian K. Wedemeyer, June McDaniel, Werner F. Menski, Narasingha P. Sil, Douglas Allen, Michael H. Fisher, James Kenneth Powell, Michael H. Fisher, J. Soni, John Powers, Karen Pechilis Prentiss, Paul Donnelly, Klaus Witz & Richard Barz - 1999 - International Journal of Hindu Studies 3 (2):199-220.
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    Book Reviews and Notices. [REVIEW]Robert Menzies, Julius Lipner, Pradip Bhattacharya, Christian K. Wedemeyer, Carl Olson, Kate Brittlebarik, Karen Pechilis Prentiss, David Carpenter, Anne E. Monius, Robin Rinehart, Patricia M. Greer, John Grimes, Srimati Basu, Lorilai Biernacki, Reid B. Locklin, Srimati Basu, Michael H. Eisher, Doris R. Jakobsh, Steve Derné, Gail M. Harley, Gavin Flood, Frederick M. Smith & Ariel Glucklich - 2002 - International Journal of Hindu Studies 6 (1):75-110.
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    Jnanagarbha's Commentary on Just the Maitreya Chapter From the Samdhinirmocanasutra: Study, Translation, and Tibetan Text.Christian K. Wedemeyer & John Powers - 2003 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 123 (3):681.
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    Book Reviews and Notices. [REVIEW]Christian K. Wedemeyer, June McDaniel, Werner F. Menski, Narasingha P. Sil, Douglas Allen, Michael H. Fisher, I. I. Powell, J. Soni, John Powers, Karen Pechilis Prentiss, Paul Donnelly, Klaus Witz & Richard Barz - 1999 - International Journal of Hindu Studies 3 (2):199-220.
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    Recognizing Reality: Dharmakirti and His Tibetan Interpreters.Christian K. Wedemeyer & Georges B. J. Dreyfus - 2002 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 122 (1):146.
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