Dr. Rodin is Professor of Humanities at Northern Arizona University. She teaches and conducts research in Western and Asian mystic traditions, specializing in artistic representations of the sacred.

(See my biography page for more information).


Publications:
Mantra and Metaphor in Nepali & Indian Himalayan Communities

This presentation will discuss how the use of two types of metaphor, epiphor and diaphor, creates meaning in various kinds of Buddhist and Hindu Mantras.

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Compassion through the Image of the Mother: A Comparative Examination of the Images and Mantras of Mary and Tara

This is an investigation into how the figures of the Christian mother, the Virgin Mary, and the Buddhist goddess Tara exemplify what compassion means to their respective traditions.

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Reaching to Heaven: Similarities between Early French Gothic Cathedrals and Medieval Bagan Temples

This paper explores similarities of imagery, architectural elements and religious practice as portrayed in Early Gothic Cathedrals in France, and medieval Buddhist stupas and temples in Bagan, Myanmar.

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Published Online: January 21, 2016

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