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 Buddhist Rituals for Protecting the Country in Medieval Japan: Myōan Eisai's “Regulations of the Zen School”

Albert Welter

in Zen Ritual: Studies of Zen Theory in Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195304671
eISBN:
9780199866861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304671.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 3 provides a concrete analysis of Zen ritual in the earliest stages of Japanese Zen, including an important discussion of the reasons given for the practice of Zen ritual. This chapter ... More


Zen Buddhism as the Ideology of the Japanese State: Eisai and the Kōzen gokokuron

Albert Welter

Dale S. Wright (ed.)

in Zen Classics: Formative Texts in the History of Zen Buddhism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195175257
eISBN:
9780199784608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195175255.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter reassesses Eisai and his attempt to reform the Japanese Buddhist state along the lines suggested by the model of Sung Ch’an, by examining the message of the Kōzen Gokokuron and the ... More


“Rules of Purity” in Japanese Zen

T. Griffith Foulk

Dale S. Wright (ed.)

in Zen Classics: Formative Texts in the History of Zen Buddhism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195175257
eISBN:
9780199784608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195175255.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter outlines the history of the Japanese Zen appropriation and adaptation of Chinese rules of purity attributed to master Baizhang, from the Kamakura period down to the present. The ... More


“A Dharma-Transmitter Who Traveled to Sung China”

Steven Heine

in Did Dogen Go to China?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195305708
eISBN:
9780199784776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305701.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Dōgen was the second in a succession of Japanese monks who went to China in pursuit of true Buddhism, then returned to Japan to establish Zen temples. This chapter details the route travelled by ... More


The Early Period: Dōgen Went to China

Steven Heine

in Did Dogen Go to China?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195305708
eISBN:
9780199784776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305701.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter explores the first stage or period of Dōgen’s career. This period covers his initial training in China with Master Ju-ching to his return to Japan to establish authentic Sung style ... More


Disarming the Superpowers: The Abhijna in Eisai and Dōgen 1

Carl Bielefeldt

in Dōgen: Textual and Historical Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199754465
eISBN:
9780199932801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754465.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter highlights the role of Dōgen and Eisai in transmitting Chan to Japan, with its distinctive spiritual environment. The real powers of the Chan masters in Song Chinese literary records, or ... More


More Blockbuster Drugs for Ulcers: Prilosec, Nexium, and Other Proton-Pump Inhibitors

Jie Jack Li

in Blockbuster Drugs: The Rise and Fall of the Pharmaceutical Industry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199737680
eISBN:
9780197563014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199737680.003.0006
Subject:
Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry

In the first half of the 19th century, British physician William Prout conclusively showed that gastric juice contains hydrochloric acid. U.S. Army officer William ... More


Transmissions: When Dōgen Attained Enlightenment in China in 1225

Steven Heine

in From Chinese Chan to Japanese Zen: A Remarkable Century of Transmission and Transformation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190637491
eISBN:
9780190637538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637491.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 3 discusses the beginning phase of acculturation, from the time of Dōgen’s awakening in China in 1225 to the middle of the thirteenth century by stressing the direct personal transmission ... More


Dōgen’s Period of Self-Cultivation

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/9780824835101.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter reflects on Dōgen's period of self-cultivation. It first talks about Eisai, the teacher of the monks of Kenninji who died when Dōgen was sixteen years old. After Eisai died, Dōgen ... More


Tea Comes to Japan: Eisai’s Kissa yōjōki

James A. Benn

in Tea in China: A Religious and Cultural History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839635
eISBN:
9780824868642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839635.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In this chapter, I discuss the religious dimensions of the introduction of tea to Japan from China. In particular, I focus on the complex religious and cultural associations with tea found in Kissa ... More


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