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Icons and Iconoclasm in Japanese Buddhism: Kukai and Dogen on the Art of Enlightenment

Pamela D. Winfield

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199753581
eISBN:
9780199332519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753581.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This study crosses the disciplinary lines of religious studies and art history/visual studies as it juxtaposes and qualifies two representative voices for and against the role of imagery in the ... More


The Fluid Pantheon: Gods of Medieval Japan, Volume 1

Bernard Faure

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839338
eISBN:
9780824868260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839338.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The book constitutes an attempt to rethink medieval Japanese religion in light of the recently discovered documents and of the innovative contributions by Japanese scholars. Drawing on the ... More


Introduction to the Art of Enlightenment

Pamela D. Winfield

in Icons and Iconoclasm in Japanese Buddhism: Kukai and Dogen on the Art of Enlightenment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199753581
eISBN:
9780199332519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753581.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter One: Introduction to the Art of Enlightenment. This chapter lays out the problem of imagery vis-ò-vis awakening. It first outlines two kinds of meditative experience, and ... More


Mikkyū Space, Zen Time

Pamela D. Winfield

in Icons and Iconoclasm in Japanese Buddhism: Kukai and Dogen on the Art of Enlightenment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199753581
eISBN:
9780199332519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753581.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter Two: Mikkyō Space, Zen Time explores Kūkai’s primarily spatial, and Dōgen’s primarily temporal interpretations of Kegon (Ch. Hua-yen) doctrine. These provide the important ... More


Kōkai on the Art of the Ultimate

Pamela D. Winfield

in Icons and Iconoclasm in Japanese Buddhism: Kukai and Dogen on the Art of Enlightenment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199753581
eISBN:
9780199332519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753581.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter Three: Kūkai on the Art of the Ultimate introduces Kūkai’s theory of monji, the ajikan disk, the Two World mandalas, and other mandalic projects that convey Mikkyō ... More


Fearful Symmetry: The Twin Kings

Bernard Faure

in The Fluid Pantheon: Gods of Medieval Japan, Volume 1

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839338
eISBN:
9780824868260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839338.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

While they have been worshiped separately, the Wisdom Kings Fudō and Aizen have also often been worshiped in tandem, forming a complementary dyad. This dyad has usually been interpreted symbolically ... More


Buddhist Traditions

James W. Heisig, Thomas P. Kasulis, and John C. Maraldo (eds)

in Japanese Philosophy: A Sourcebook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835521
eISBN:
9780824870270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835521.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This section provides an overview of Buddhist traditions, with particular emphasis on their philosophical significance. Buddhism was one of the three streams of ethico-religious culture that have ... More


Kūkai and Dōgen as Exemplars of Ecological Engagement

Graham Parkes

in Japanese Environmental Philosophy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190456320
eISBN:
9780190456351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456320.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The current environmental crisis is largely due to a particular conception of the human relationship to nature. Common in anthropocentric traditions of Western thought, this view depicts human beings ... More


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