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The Cosmic Body

Vesna A. Wallace

in The Inner Kalacakratantra: A Buddhist Tantric View of the Individual

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195122114
eISBN:
9780199834808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195122119.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The Kālacakratantra's cosmology is structured on several theoretical models. In its interpretation of the conventional nature of the cosmos, the Kālacakratantra combines to some degree the Vaibhāṣika ... More


The Six Paths and the Pure Land

Robert F. Rhodes

in Genshin's Ojōyōshū and the Construction of Pure Land Discourse in Heian Japan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824872489
eISBN:
9780824875701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872489.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This and the following two chapters focus on the teachings of the Ōjōyōshū. This chapter takes up the first two chapters of the Ōjōyōshū, which describes the suffering inherent in the six realms of ... More


Unfortunate Destiny: Animals in a Buddhist Cosmos

Reiko Ohnuma

in Unfortunate Destiny: Animals in the Indian Buddhist Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190637545
eISBN:
9780190637576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190637545.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the animal realm of rebirth in early Buddhist doctrine and cosmology and shows that the animal rebirth was characterized very negatively in comparison to rebirth as a human. ... More


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