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Review Essay: The Buddha’s Wizards

Issue: Vol 48 No. 3-4 (2019)

Journal: Bulletin for the Study of Religion

Subject Areas: Religious Studies Buddhist Studies Islamic Studies Biblical Studies

DOI: 10.1558/bsor.38314


The Buddha’s Wizards: Magic, Protection, and Healing in Burmese Buddhism by Thomas Nathan Patton. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018. US $60 (hardcover). xxxiv + 187 pp. ISBN: 9780231187602.

Author: Justin W. Henry

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