Coming to Terms With Chinese Buddhism: A Reading of the Treasure Store Treatise
This title re-evalutes the encounter between Indian Buddhism and Chinese civilization. It argues that although the Chinese were cognizant of the foreign origins of Buddhism, their actual exposure to South Asian clerics and Sanskrit texts was limited throughout medieval times.
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