Chinese Buddhist Apocrypha

The Marga And Its Transformations In Buddhist Thought (Kuroda Institute studies in East Asian Buddhism) by Robert E. Buswell

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

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  • Buddhism,
  • Philosophy,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Spiritual life,
  • Religion,
  • China,
  • Asia - China,
  • Buddhism - General,
  • General,
  • Congresses,
  • Enlightenment (Buddhism),
  • Salvation,
  • Salvation (Buddhism)
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ISBN 100824812530
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  The term fangsheng is usually traced back to the fifth century, when it appeared in the Book of Brahmā's Net (Fanwang jing); and it can be tracked forward to the present, where it is still used for practices observed in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and New York. Understood to have originated in a Buddhist text and to have beenin currency for at Cited by: MA (Chinese History) in July with an MA thesis on a Chinese Buddhist Apocrypha text which was found in Dunhuang. (Supervised by Wang Xuemei 王雪梅). September July North Minzu University, School of Literature & History. In Chinese Buddhist Apocrypha. Edited by Robert E. Buswell Jr., – Translated by Kenneth K. Tanaka. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, E-mail Citation» Summary article of Fujita’s findings on the origins of the Amitāyus Contemplation Sutra and connections to the. Chinese Buddhist apocrypha began to be written almost contemporaneously with the inception of Buddhist translation activities in the mid-second century c.e. According to records in Buddhist catalogues of scriptures, the number of apocrypha grew steadily every generation, through at least the eighth century.

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However, rather than marking the birth of Buddhist apocrypha studies, the book successfully demonstrates its early maturity." --Monumenta Serica 40 () "The essays are without exception meticulous in scholarship and path-finding in significance." --Journal of Chinese Religions 20 ().

Because of the careful documentation by its editor and authors, this volume contains the resources for establishing Buddhist apocrypha as a viable and exciting new field of study. All courses on Chinese Buddhism should begin with reference to this book.

About The EditorCited by: Chinese Buddhist Apocrypha book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5. About The Book Modern scholarship has revealed that many of the most important Chinese Buddhist scriptures are not translations of Indian texts, as they purport to be, but actually were composed in China by Chinese authors.

These indigenous scriptures are the subject of an exciting new field of study that promises to reshape our sense of the development of Chinese. Buy Chinese Buddhist Apocrypha Books online at best prices in India from Buy Chinese Buddhist Apocrypha online of India’s Largest Online Book Store, Only Genuine Products.

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"Introduction: Prolegomenon to the Study of Buddhist Apocryphal Scriptures" by Robert E. Buswell 2. "The Evaluation of Indigenous Scriptures in Chinese Buddhist Bibliographical Catalogues" by Kyoko Tokuno 3.

"The 'Consecration Sutra': A Buddhist Book of 5/5(1). Chinese Buddhist apocrypha. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Buswell.

16 Michel Strickmann, "Consecration Sutra: A Buddhist Book of Spells", within the compilation of essay in Robert E Buswell Jr, Chinese Buddhist Apocrypha, (Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, ), p 17 Ibid, p. The justification and the use of the term “demonic religion of last age” is strictly used as a quote without Size: KB.

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Apocrypha are works, usually written, of unknown authorship or of doubtful origin. Biblical apocrypha are a set of texts included in the Septuagint and Latin Vulgate but not in the Hebrew Catholic tradition considers some of these texts to be deuterocanonical, Protestants consider themProtestant bibles do not include the books within the Old.

Book of") is consistent with that used throughout Robert E. Buswell, Jr., ed., Chinese Buddhist Apocrypha (Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, ). 5 There are of course exceptions, and notable among them is Antonino Forte. See, e.g., his Political Propaganda and Ideology in China at the End of the Seventh Century: Inquiry.

The Chinese had difficulties reconciling with the vinaya injunction against self-immolation and the apocrypha's promotion of the practice Confucian classics explicitly stated any kind of harm to body was egregious; skin/body is gift from parents.

even shaving head was taboo'd bc not your personal property. Languages. Mostly written in Classical Mi Tripitaka (蕃大藏經) is the Tangut canon. Eric Grinstead published a collection of Tangut Buddhist texts under the title The Tangut Tripitaka in in New Delhi.

The Taishō edition contains classical Japanese works. The Dunhuang edition contains some works in old Western Regions languages. The Tripitaka Sinica. Chinese Buddhist Apocrypha. University of Hawaii Press. Robert E. Buswell, Jr. (ed) Year: Language: english.

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Other readers will always be interested. " The Apocrypha And Esoteric Buddhism In China" published on 01 Jan by : Henrik H. Sørensen. General General Recommendations Introductory Books Basic Introductions. What The Buddha Taught - Venerable Walpola Rahula; An introductory book on basic Buddhist teachings written in very clear language.

Despite being short ( pages) it covers all of the most important teachings very well. There are several major types of Buddhism and the teachings covered in this book. East Asian Buddhist apocryphal books have received significant attention in recent decades, especially since the publication of Chinese Buddhist Apocrypha (Hawai’i University Press, ).Author: Koichi Shinohara.

Chinese Buddhist terms come from Dictionary of Chinese Buddhist Terms by William Edward Soothill and Lewis Hodous. This is commonly referred to as "Soothill's'".

It was first published in (and is now off copyright so we can use it here). Once the Chinese began to receive the actual doctrines of Indian Buddhism, they started translating them into Chinese, and this process, although less noteworthy than the development of Chinese apocrypha, was a weighty force behind the progressive movement toward the establishment of a purely Chinese Buddhism.

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The Book of. gter ma), Chinese Buddhist apocrypha, Buddhist narrative literature, gender and sexuality studies, body and materiality, religion and politics, Tibetan and Chinese Buddhist art, and interactions between Buddhism and Daoism.

The program is interdisciplinary in focus, with Buddhist studies doctoral students often taking several courses in other. Daughters of emptiness: poems of Chinese Buddhist nuns. Somerville, MA: Wisdom Publications, Gridley, Marilyn L. Chinese Buddhist sculpture under the Liao: free standing works in situ and selected examples from public collections.

Columbia, MO: South Asia Books, H Return to the top Haar, B. Vajrasamadhi-Sutra, A Buddhist Apocryphon Love and Emotions in Traditional Chinese Literature - Google Books Result Thus Chinese Buddhist apocrypha epitomize the complexity of issues. The Japanese manuscript is the only extant copy of this extremely early Chinese apocryphon.

doc- trines of such indigenous schools as Tiantai, Huayan. The book under review, The Scripture of the Ten Kings and the Making of Purgatory in Medieval Chinese Buddhism, would appear from its title to be a study and translation of a noncanonical medieval Chinese Buddhist text.1 While Teiser provides both an excellent translation and an analysis of the con.

He is also editor of Chinese Buddhist Apocrypha (University of Hawaii Press, ); Paths to Liberation: The Marga and Its Transformations in Buddhist Thought, Robert Buswell and Robert M.

Gimello, coeditors (University of Hawaii Press, ); and Abhidharma Buddhism to A.D. Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies, vol. 7, Karl H. Potter. Fei Changfang (Chinese: 費長房; pinyin: Fèi Chángfáng; fl. –) was a Chinese Buddhist monk, biographer, and bibliographer, from biography is recounted in the Book of the Later began as a scholar of the Chinese classics of Confucianism and Daoism, but was converted to Buddhism and became involved in translation work with various Indian monks at.

The Chinese Buddhist Association of Hawaii-Hsu Yun Temple, established in at the suggestion of the Hong Kong Chinese Buddhist Association, invited and received Abbot Sic Tse Ting (Abbot Sakya Jy-Din) the following year.

The name of the temple was named in memory and honor of one of the greatest Buddhist monks in mainland China in the last.Introduction. Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha are terms used to label a large body of early Jewish and early Christian literature written between the 3rd century BCE and the first centuries of the common era.

The Apocrypha, or Deuterocanonical Books (a term referring to the collection’s canonical status within certain Christian bodies), exists as a collection because of the reading.

This book investigates the twentieth-century reinvention of the cult of Maitreya, the future Buddha, conceived by the reformer Taixu and promoted by the Chinese Buddhist reform movement.

The cult presents an apparent anomaly: It shows precisely the kind of concern for ritual, supernatural beings, and the afterlife that the reformers supposedly Author: Michael Kicey.