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Buddhism and Buddhists in China

by Lewis Hodous

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Published by IndyPublish.com .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism,
  • Buddhism - General,
  • Religion - World Religions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11648067M
    ISBN 10140437647X
    ISBN 109781404376472

    Learn Chinese - History and Culture Early History of Buddhism in China Buddhism (fó jiào 佛教) is the most important religion in China. Buddhism was introduced from India into China in 6th Century AD. One of the Hen Emperors sent a mission to the west of China and brought back the scriptures (jīng wén 经文), Indian monks and the images of Buddha.   Buddhism is a religion that was founded by Siddhartha Gautama (“The Buddha”) more than 2, years ago in India. With about million followers, scholars consider Buddhism one of .

    Buddhism is a nontheistic religion that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and practices largely based on teachings attributed to Siddhartha Gautama, who is commonly known as the Buddha, meaning "the awakened one". According to Buddhist tradition, the Buddha lived and taught in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent sometime.   Life in Purgatory: Buddhism Is Growing in China, But Remains in Legal Limbo Worshipers pray and make offerings of incense sticks at Longhua Temple in Shanghai, China, on Tuesday, Feb. 9,

    Influential figures on post-war Western Buddhism include Shunryu Suzuki, Jack Kerouac, Alan Watts, Thích Nhất Hạnh, and the 14th Dalai Lama. While Buddhist institutions have grown, some of the central premises of Buddhism such as the cycles of rebirth and Four . Buddhism, religion and philosophy that developed from the doctrines of the Buddha, a teacher who lived in northern India between the mid-6th and mid-4th centuries BCE. Buddhism has played a central role in the spiritual, cultural, and social life of Asia, and, beginning in the 20th century, it spread to the West.


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Excellent book on the history of Buddhism in China. It covered Buddhism vs Christianity, Buddhism in the lives of peasants, the future lives of Buddhism and Buddhism in the present day.

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What makes this book unique is that it mentions Buddhism within even the most obscure dynasties and states of China. Another aspect of this book is that it covers not just the history of Chinese Buddhism but also its literature, sects, schools, politics, culture, social roles, and ongoing impact on Chinese /5(8).

Buddhism (bŏŏd´Ĭzəm), religion and philosophy founded in India c BC by Siddhartha Gautama, called the Buddha. There are over million Buddhists worldwide. One of the great world religions, it is divided into two main schools: the Theravada or Hinayana in Sri Lanka and SE Asia, and the Mahayana in China, Mongolia, Korea, and Japan.

The book went through how Buddhism was introduced to China, how and where it was a success, how it influenced the country from the lower levels up to the highest society. Chen also wrote what was believed and taught and the different scriptures and teachings/5.

*See Saunders, Buddhism and Buddhists in Southern Asia, pp. 10, After the death of Sâkyamuni* Buddhism broke up into a number of sects usually said to be eighteen in number. When Buddhism came to China some of these sects were introduced, but they assumed new forms in.

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Lewis Hodous. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. student of Buddhist literature. Book Overview: Buddhism and Buddhists in China is an anthropological text describing Buddhism as practiced in China at the beginning of the 20th Century.

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Mahayana Buddhism has played a significant role in China and it has a long and rich history. As Buddhism grew in the country, it adapted to and influenced the Chinese culture and a number of schools developed. And yet, it wasn't always good to be a Buddhist in China as some found out under the persecution of various rulers.

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"The reprinting in of a book originally produced nearly fifty years earlier (and based on a doctoral dissertation begun in the early s) is not merely a publishing event. It constitutes a milestone in the academic study of early Chinese Buddhism that shows at once both how far the field has progressed in the past half-century as well as how fundamental the book remains."(From the new.

Read the following passage and answer the questions that follow. Preface to Buddhism and Buddhists in China A missionary no less than a professional student of Buddhism needs to approach that religion with a real appreciation of what it aims to do for its people and does do.

Modern Chinese history told from a Buddhist perspective restores the vibrant, creative role of religion in postimperial China. It shows how urban Buddhist elites jockeyed for cultural dominance in the early Republican era, how Buddhist intellectuals reckoned with science, and how Buddhist media contributed to modern print cultures.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.Mahāyāna Buddhism was first widely propagated in China by the Kushan monk Lokakṣema (Ch.

支婁迦讖, active c. – CE), who came from the ancient Buddhist kingdom of Gandhāra. Lokakṣema translated important Mahāyāna sūtras such as the Aṣṭasāhasrikā Prajñāpāramitā Sūtra, as well as rare.