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 The Pattern of Buddhist Revival in the Past

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/9780195333572.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter identifies the legacies of 17th‐century Chan Buddhism as expansion of Chan influence in Chinese culture and society, integration of monastic practice, and intensive networking by dharma ... More


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

Jiang Wu

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195333572
eISBN:
9780199868872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333572.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book studies the revival of Chan Buddhism in seventeenth‐century China. Focusing on a series of controversies, this book argues that the Chan revival was a systematic reinvention of Chan ideals ... More


Leaving Home

James Carter

in Heart of Buddha, Heart of China: The Life of Tanxu, a Twentieth-Century Monk

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195398854
eISBN:
9780199894413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398854.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Set in the treaty-port city of Yingkou, this chapter describes and analyzes Tanxu’s spiritual quest that led him away from his wife and children and toward a career as a Buddhist monk. Tanxu finds ... More


Buddhists Awake!

Sarath Amunugama

in The Lion’s Roar: Anagarika Dharmapala and the Making of Modern Buddhism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199489060
eISBN:
9780199096169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489060.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Asian History

This chapter provides a synopsis of Dharmapala’s early career. He perceived his mission to be the restoration of Buddhism in its place of birth, India, and the refashioning of its practice in Sri ... More


‘Peacocks in the Rain’: Early Phase of the Buddhist Revival

Sarath Amunugama

in The Lion's Roar: Anagarika Dharmapala and the Making of Modern Buddhism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199489060
eISBN:
9780199096169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489060.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Asian History

This chapter relates the first involvement of the American theosophists with the Buddhist revival in Sri Lanka and subsequent developments. The theosophists, having become aware of the Buddhist ... More


Space and the Ranking of Buddhisms

Alexander Soucy

in The Buddha Side: Gender, Power, and Buddhist Practice in Vietnam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835989
eISBN:
9780824871567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835989.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter studies the relationship between the state and religion during the last century. It starts with a description of the Buddhist Revival that began in the first part of the twentieth ... More


Republic of Buryatia: Gerrymandered and Struggling

Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer

in Galvanizing Nostalgia?: Indigeneity and Sovereignty in Siberia

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759772
eISBN:
9781501759796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759772.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter begins by looking at historical boundaries, demographic legacies, and the geopolitics of Buryatia's location on the border with Mongolia. The splintering of Buryat identities has ... More


In Search of Enlightenment: Yinyuan and the Reinvention of the “Authentic Transmission” in Late Ming Buddhist Revival

Jiang Wu

in Leaving for the Rising Sun: Chinese Zen Master Yinyuan and the Authenticity Crisis in Early Modern East Asia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199393121
eISBN:
9780199393152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199393121.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter focuses on Yinyuan’s early years before he was established as abbot of Huangbo monastery. His early exposure to Buddhism suggests that his syncretic practice was deeply influenced by the ... More


Epilogue: Quandaries of Agency

Charlene E. Makley

in The Violence of Liberation: Gender and Tibetan Buddhist Revival in Post-Mao China

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250598
eISBN:
9780520940536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250598.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reviews the things the author has learned about the Tibetans. It presents a record of her interview with one of her friends, Kazang, and takes a look at the Tibetans' Buddhist revival ... More


Conclusion: Beyond Bones and Stones

Gregory Adam Scott

in Building the Buddhist Revival: Reconstructing Monasteries in Modern China

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190930721
eISBN:
9780190930752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190930721.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This concluding section revisits the main points raised throughout the book and argues that monastery reconstructions introduce innovations and change into what is otherwise a highly stable system. ... More


The Lion's Roar: Anagarika Dharmapala and the Making of Modern Buddhism

Sarath Amunugama

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199489060
eISBN:
9780199096169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489060.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Asian History

Anagarika Dharmapala was one of the most prominent public figures in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Sri Lanka (then known as Ceylon). This book goes into a detailed exploration of ... More


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