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The Seven Tengu Scrolls: Evil and the Rhetoric of Legitimacy in Medieval Japanese Buddhism

Haruko Wakabayashi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834166
eISBN:
9780824869700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834166.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book is a study of visual and textual images of the mythical creature tengu from the late Heian (897–1185) to the late Kamakura (1185–1333) periods. Popularly depicted as half-bird, half-human ... More


From Outcast to Saint: Overcoming Pollution in an Age of Decline

Edward R. Drott

in Buddhism and the Transformation of Old Age in Medieval Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851507
eISBN:
9780824868833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851507.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter Four examines how late-Heian groups utilized the aged body as a symbolic medium through which to challenge the categories of center/margin and purity/pollution. It focuses on didactic tales ... More


Conclusion

Haruko Wakabayashi

in The Seven Tengu Scrolls: Evil and the Rhetoric of Legitimacy in Medieval Japanese Buddhism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834166
eISBN:
9780824869700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834166.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This concluding chapter reviews the meaning of tengu and discusses in broader context how ma, the Buddhist concept of evil, is socially constructed—not only to explain problems that exist in the ... More


Shinran’s Compassion and Dōgen’s Compassion

Steve Bein

in Purifying Zen: Watsuji Tetsuro's Shamon Dogen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835101
eISBN:
9780824868505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835101.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter discusses Shinran's concept of compassion and compares it with Dōgen's compassion. For Shinran, compassion is the image of the absolute being. The compassion that he teaches is a great ... More


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