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Buddhist Encounters and Identities Across East Asia - (Hardcover)

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Scholars of Buddhism and Asian history and culture examine the connections, circulation, conversions, and transformations that characterized the Buddhist world in pre-colonial Asia. Their topics include noise along the network: a set of Chinese Ming embroidered thangkas in the Indian Himalayas, nation founder and universal savior: Guanyin and Buddhist networks in the Nanzhao and Dali kingdoms, the transmission of the Buddhadharma from India to China: an examination of Kumarajiva's transliteration of the Dharanus of the Saddharmapundarikasutra, how the dharma ended up in the Eastern Country: Korean monks in the Chinese Buddhist imaginaire during the Tang and early Song, the rebirth legend of Prince Shotoku: Buddhist networks in ninth-century China and Japan, and bodily care identity in the Buddhist monastic life of ancient India and China: an advancing purity threshold. Annotation ©2018 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: Xviii, 435 pages ;
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Sub-Genre: Buddhism
Series Title: Dynamics in the History of Religions
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
Language: English
Street Date: May 17, 2018
TCIN: 53708319
UPC: 9789004366008
Item Number (DPCI): 248-20-0463
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