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The Buddhist School of Principle and the Early Song Intellectual Terrain

Albert Welter

in Yongming Yanshou’s Conception of Chan in the Zongjing lu: A Special Transmission Within the Scriptures

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199760312
eISBN:
9780199897322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760312.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter addresses Yongming Yanshou’s impact on Buddhism and Song intellectual life by repositioning Yanshou as an advocate of a Buddhist School of Principle. It challenges Zhu Xi’s reduction of ... More


Reflections of a Zen Buddhist Nun

Kim Iryop

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838782
eISBN:
9780824871468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838782.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The life and work of Kim Iryŏp (1896–1971) bear witness to Korea's encounter with modernity. A prolific writer, Iryŏp reflected on identity and existential loneliness in her poems, short stories, and ... More


Buddhism and the Modern Epistemic Space: Buddhist Intellectuals in the Science and Philosophy of Life Debates

Erik J. Hammerstrom

in Recovering Buddhism in Modern China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231172769
eISBN:
9780231541107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172769.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Erik Hammerstrom’s chapter examines the participation of Buddhist intellectuals in the early 1920s “Science and Philosophy of Life” debates; he shows how Buddhist intellectuals adopted and promoted ... More


Introduction

Georges B. J. Dreyfus

in The Sound of Two Hands Clapping: The Education of a Tibetan Buddhist Monk

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232594
eISBN:
9780520928244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232594.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

In this book, the author reflects on the fifteen years that he spent among Tibetan monks and the education he received from them. He shares some of his experiences, explains the strength of the ... More


Tibetan Buddhism: A Brief Historical Overview

Georges B. J. Dreyfus

in The Sound of Two Hands Clapping: The Education of a Tibetan Buddhist Monk

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232594
eISBN:
9780520928244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232594.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter provides a brief synopsis of the main elements of Tibetan Buddhism and sketches the history of the tradition. To contextualize Tibetan scholasticism, it heuristically delineates three ... More


The Life

in The Madman's Middle Way: Reflections on Reality of the Tibetan Monk Gendun Chopel

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226493169
eISBN:
9780226493220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226493220.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter gives an introduction to life of Gendun Chopel. He was one of the most important Tibetan intellectuals of the twentieth century. He was regarded, at least locally, as the incarnation of ... More


Conclusion: The Karmapas’ Estate

Ruth Gamble

in Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism: The Third Karmapa and the Invention of a Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190690779
eISBN:
9780190690809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690779.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Buddhism

The conclusion reviews the transformation in identity that Rangjung Dorje undertook between his life and death and then describes the traditions and institutions that Rangjung Dorje left behind. It ... More


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