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“Buddhism Enters China” in Early Medieval China

Robert Ford Campany

in Old Society, New Belief: Religious transformation of China and Rome, ca. 1st-6th Centuries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190278359
eISBN:
9780190278373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278359.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, World History: BCE to 500CE

Narratives are important platforms for religious thought and vehicles of religious persuasion. They are not merely “didactic,” and they do not just flesh out, secondarily, religious doctrines. The ... More


The Story of Dharmaruci

Jonathan A. Silk

in Riven by Lust: Incest and Schism in Indian Buddhist Legend and Historiography

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830908
eISBN:
9780824868987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830908.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter presents what must represent the source of the story of Mahādeva in the tale of Dharmaruci, as found in the Divyāvadāna, a collection of Buddhist stories transmitted separately from ... More


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