Buddhism: Buddhism in China, East Asia, and Japan

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Paul Williams
Taylor & Francis, 2005 - Buddhism - 449 pages
This eight-volume set brings together seminal papers in Buddhist studies from a vast range of academic disciplines published over the last forty years. With a new introduction by the editor, this collection is a unique and unrivalled research resource for both student and scholar. Coverage includes: - Buddhist origins; early history of Buddhism in South and Southeast Asia - early Buddhist Schools and Doctrinal History; Theravada Doctrine - the Origins and nature of Mahayana Buddhism; some Mahayana religious topics - Abhidharma and Madhyamaka - Yogacara, the Epistemological tradition, and Tathagatagarbha - Tantric Buddhism (Including China and Japan); Buddhism in Nepal and Tibet - Buddhism in South and Southeast Asia, and - Buddhism in China, East Asia, and Japan.
 

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Contents

Stupa sutra and sarira in China c 656706 CE
12
the journey to selfacceptance
56
Cliches canoniques bouddhiques dans les legendes sur
100
misdeed
117
toward
137
The place of the sudden teaching within the Huayen
161
On the concept of the hijiri holy man
184
Buddhist selfimmolation in medieval China
236
The development of the kenmitsu system as Japans
259
gender
291
Historical and historiographical issues in the study
305
on the mummification
337
a survey of scriptural
367
Index
420
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