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 Clashes among Enlightened Minds

Jiang Wu

in Enlightenment in Dispute: The Reinvention of Chan Buddhism in Seventeenth-Century China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195333572
eISBN:
9780199868872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333572.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter introduces the first controversy between Miyun Yuanwu and Hanyue Fazang. It details Hanyue's understanding of Tathagata Chan, Patriarch Chan, and the perfect circle. The chapter also ... More


Lineage and Context in the Patriarch's Hall Collection and the Transmission of the Lamp

Albert Welter

Steven Heine and Dale S. Wright (eds)

in The Zen Canon: Understanding the Classic Texts

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195150674
eISBN:
9780199784615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150678.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter offers a precise analysis of the early Zen literature known as chuandenglu (records of the transmission of the lamp), which sets the Zen tradition up into family-like lineages ... More


Yanshou and Chan Lineages: An Overview of Chan Sources and Chan Patriarchs in the Zongjing Lu

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/9780199760312.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter provides an in-depth look at the Chan sources and patriarchs contained in the Zongjing lu. The omission of Yongming Yanshou’s contributions in this regard is a great oversight in ... More


The Teachings of the Patriarchs: A Study of Chan Lineage Fragments in the Zongjing Lu

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/9780199760312.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter provides an extensive analysis of fragments attributed to Chan masters in the Zongjing lu. Through comparisons with other, roughly contemporary sources, Yanshou’s aims for Chan become ... More


Conceiving the Indian Buddhist Patriarchs in China

Stuart H. Young

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824841201
eISBN:
9780824868598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824841201.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book is a study of how medieval Chinese Buddhists represented their ancient Indian forebears as exemplars of Buddhist practice for a world without a Buddha. It focuses on the Chinese ... More


Chan Transmission Records and Factional Motives in the Tang Dynasty

Albert Welter

in Monks, Rulers, and Literati: The Political Ascendancy of Chan Buddhism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195175219
eISBN:
9780199850679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175219.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the factional motives in the Chan Buddhism in China during the Tang Dynasty using transmission records. It reviews early Chan transmission records that exposes the rise of ... More


Concerning Social Problems

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/9780824835101.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter considers what are Dōgen's reflections about social problems. Dōgen does not try to alleviate the social unrest of the secular world by means of secular excellence, since the root of ... More


Buddhist Saints to Bridge the Sino-Indian Divide

Stuart H. Young

in Conceiving the Indian Buddhist Patriarchs in China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824841201
eISBN:
9780824868598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824841201.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 6 offers a more synoptic perspective on the Indian patriarchs as both models for emulation and objects of veneration in medieval China. Here I aim to articulate the unique sorts of power and ... More


Conclusion

Stuart H. Young

in Conceiving the Indian Buddhist Patriarchs in China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824841201
eISBN:
9780824868598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824841201.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The conclusion provides an overview of the main conclusions drawn in this study concerning how medieval Chinese Buddhists conceived Aśvaghoṣa, Nāgārjuna, and Āryadeva. It further explains the ... More


Introduction

Stuart H. Young

in Conceiving the Indian Buddhist Patriarchs in China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824841201
eISBN:
9780824868598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824841201.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The introduction lays out the scope of the book, the types of sources used, and the methodology employed. It discusses the meaning of the term “patriarch” and related categories of Buddhist sainthood ... More


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