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Tengudō, the Realm of Tengu

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/9780824834166.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter analyzes the concepts of mado and tengudo, developed by the Buddhist clergy as one of the many solutions to the degenerations of the Final Age. For those who sought salvation, the ... More


On Methods to the Madness of Koans: A New Theory of Interpretation

Steven Heine

in Zen Koans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839734
eISBN:
9780824868901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839734.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Although seemingly absurd, koans tell stories about enlightenment that make sense once the narrative structure reflecting diverse thematic elements that are instructive and inspirational is clearly ... More


‘Īlio‘ulaokalani: Defending Native Hawaiian Culture

Momiala Kamahele

in Asian Settler Colonialism: From Local Governance to the Habits of Everyday Life in Hawaii

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830151
eISBN:
9780824869243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830151.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter defines Hawaiian culture as a “contested culture under colonial domination.” It describes the formation of ‘Īlio‘ulaokalani, a coalition of Hawaiian hula practitioners who joined forces ... More


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