The medieval period of Japanese religious history is commonly known as one in which there was a radical transformation of the religious culture. This book suggests an alternate approach to understanding the dynamics of that transformation.
Author: Richard K. Payne
The text aims to represent “Buddhisms” by approaching the subject from a broad range of disciplinary perspectives, including art history, anthropology, history, literature, philosophy, religious studies, and pedagogy. “I teach an ...
Author: Nicholas S. Brasovan
Publisher: SUNY Press
Both a demonstration of and critical self-reflection on method, this book explores how methodologies shape our understanding of the diversity of Buddhist traditions in the past and the present.
Author: Scott A. Mitchell
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
A Religious History of Pure Land Literature in Tibet : with an Annotated English
Translation and Critical Analysis of the Orgyan-gling Gold ... long - term residents
of his monastery about the application of Pure Land ideals among Western
practitioners of Tibetan Buddhism . ... for his collegiality and for sharing his
pioneer research in Japan on sutra and commentarial trends of Tibetan Pure
Land ; Dr. Ulrike ...
Author: Georgios Halkias
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
... simplicity , and its reliance on piety , Pure Land Buddhism became the
dominant form of Buddhism in Japan and remains so today . ... Within a rigidly
structured monastic regimen , a vital give - and - take occurred as monks tested
their understanding ... The action was slow and highly stylized : Circling about the
stage could represent a journey , and a vertical motion of the hand , the reading
of a letter .
Author: Albert M. Craig
Publisher: Pearson College Division
Doctrines of Early Indian Buddhist Chicago : The University of Chicago Schools .
" Asia Major 2 : 1 ... A Modern Matsunaga , Alicia and Matsunaga , Buddhist Bible
: Essential Readings ... Sādhina and Japanese Pure Land Buddhism . Jātaka ...
Author: John Strong
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Besides his frequent mention of Buddhism and Jodo Shinshū in his writings ,
Takakura often read writings by other Buddhist ... with Sasaki Gessho , a
wellknown lecturer on the history of Buddhist doctrine and of Pure Land
Buddhism . This time spent with Sasaki prompted Takakura to write a critical
essay on Jõdō Shinshū .
The translation is presented side - by - side with the original Chinese and
Japanese reading . ... classical commentarial works on this text composed in
China , Korea and Japan , as well as modern critical studies ( both books and
essays ) related ... The translation provided in this work , however , has certainly
contributed to standardizing Buddhist technical terms , particularly Pure Land
technical terms .
Author: International Association of Buddhist Studies
BOOK REVIEWS VOLUME 38 , 1 & 2 ( 2007 ) FEATURED ARTICLES on " D. T.
Suzuki Today , Forty Years from his Passing " : D. T. Suzuki , The Life of a ... on
Religious Reform in Japan ; Ryan Ward , Against Buddhist Unity : Murakami
Sensho and his Sectarian Critics ARTICLES : Kenneth K. Tanaka , The " Latter
Days of the Law ” Ideology among Chinese Pure Land Buddhist Proponents :
The Case of ...
Category: Mahayana Buddhism
RELB 599 - ( 3 ) ( SS ) South and Inner Asian Buddhist Bibliography Critical
survey of Theravada and Mahayana literature including modern secondary and
tertiary sources with practical ... selected topics in the major schools of Japanese
Buddhism , Tendai , Shingon , Pure Land , Nichiren , and Zen . ... Readings in
Sanskrit religious and philosophical texts , their syntax , grammar , and
Author: University of Virginia
It will then describe the rise of Jainism and Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism ,
as well as Hindu and Buddhist Tantrism , as ... Reading of non - Japanese to
formulate expressions of cultural authority ( other Asian , as well as African ,
American , and in many times and places . ... ASIAN 406 Contemporary Literary
Selected works in classical Chinese fiction are Criticism in Korea read in
Author: Cornell University
Three essays introduce the catalog: a history of the collection and an essay on viewing calligraphy by Barnet and Burto, and an introduction to the calligraphy in their collection by Murase (a consultant on Japanese art at the museum).
Author: Miyeko Murase
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Category: Art, Japanese