Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-19 of 19 items

  • Keywords: Kamakura x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Opening a Mountain: Koans of the Zen Masters

Steven Heine

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195135862
eISBN:
9780199834297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195135865.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Opening a Mountain is a translation with a commentary of 60 koan cases that feature an important supernatural or ritual element selected from a variety of the major and minor Zen ... 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


From Sovereign to Symbol: An Age of Ritual Determinism in Fourteenth Century Japan

Thomas Donald Conlan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199778102
eISBN:
9780199919079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778102.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The fourteenth century witnessed a fundamental political and intellectual conflict about the nature of power and society that was expressed through the rituals and institutions of two rival courts. ... More


The Late Period: Outpost Administrator or Brilliant Innovator?

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:
10.1093/0195305701.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter explores the late stage of Dōgen’s career. This stage is divided into two sub-periods. The first is the early late period (1246-1248) extending from the mission to Kamakura until Dōgen’s ... More


The Rise of the Administrative Nobility

Thomas Donald Conlan

in From Sovereign to Symbol: An Age of Ritual Determinism in Fourteenth Century Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199778102
eISBN:
9780199919079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778102.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter recounts how members of an ambitious group of administrative nobles relied upon prophecies and deductive notions to undermine the court notion of precedent. It also shows how these ... More


Jōkei and Buddhist Devotion in Early Medieval Japan

James L. Ford

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188141
eISBN:
9780199850976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188141.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This is the first book-length study in any language of Jōkei (1155-1213), a prominent Buddhist cleric of the Hossō (Yogācāra) school, whose life bridged the momentous transition from Heian (794-1185) ... More


Introduction

James L. Ford

in Jōkei and Buddhist Devotion in Early Medieval Japan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188141
eISBN:
9780199850976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188141.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter first sets out the focus of the book, namely the neglected and perhaps, at times, misrepresented figure of Jōkei (1155-1213), a prominent monk of the Hossō school. The broader aim is to ... More


“Kamakura Buddhism” Reexamined

James L. Ford

in Jōkei and Buddhist Devotion in Early Medieval Japan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188141
eISBN:
9780199850976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188141.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter reflects on the significance of Jōkei's life, thought, and practice in light of contemporary interpretations of Kamakura Buddhism. Undoubtedly the most studied period in Japan's ... More


Introduction: Land, People, and their Shaping by History

CHUSHICHI TSUZUKI

in The Pursuit of Power in Modern Japan 1825–1995

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205890
eISBN:
9780191676840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205890.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

This chapter starts by introducing the insularity of Japan and the Japanese. The insular position of Japan off the mainland of Asia has been compared with the similar position of Britain off the ... More


Rewriting Medieval Japanese Women: Politics, Personality, and Literary Production in the Life of Nun Abutsu

Christina Laffin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835651
eISBN:
9780824871215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835651.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores the world of thirteenth-century Japan through the life of a prolific noblewoman known as Nun Abutsu (1225–1283). Abutsu crossed gender and genre barriers by writing the first ... More


Renga History

in Murmured Conversations: A Treatise on Poetry and Buddhism by the Poet-Monk Shinkei

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804748636
eISBN:
9780804779395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804748636.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Sasamegoto offers an account of renga history. Man'yōshū 1635 was cited as the oldest example of linked poetry, that is, its archaic form as “short renga” (tanrenga) in the Yakumo mishō (Eightfold ... More


Traditions: Shifts in East Asian Society Affecting the Formation and Reception of Zen

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/9780190637491.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 1 provides an overview of major trends and movements leading up to and contributing to the successful transmission of the Chinese Chan tradition to Japan while considering methodological ... More


Traveling Sets and Ritual Performance

Sherry D. Fowler

in Accounts and Images of Six Kannon in Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856229
eISBN:
9780824872977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856229.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Two wooden sculpture sets of Six Kannon, the thirteenth-century set from Daihōonji in Kyoto attributed to the artist Higō Jōkei and the fourteenth-century set from Tōmyōji in the Minami Yamashiro ... More


Beginnings

Constantine Nomikos Vaporis

in Tour of Duty: Samurai, Military Service in Edo, and the Culture of Early Modern Japan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832056
eISBN:
9780824868789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832056.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the development of alternate attendance. The practice started in the late twelfth century, during which the Kamakura (1185–1333) shogunate's system of vassal services required ... More


Politics and Poetry: Diary of the Sixteenth Night Moon as a Literary Appeal

Christina Laffin

in Rewriting Medieval Japanese Women: Politics, Personality, and Literary Production in the Life of Nun Abutsu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835651
eISBN:
9780824871215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835651.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter chronicles Abutsu's journey from the capital to Kamakura and considers why she undertook this arduous and perhaps unnecessary trip to represent her interests in a legal case against her ... More


Abutsu’s Legacy

Christina Laffin

in Rewriting Medieval Japanese Women: Politics, Personality, and Literary Production in the Life of Nun Abutsu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835651
eISBN:
9780824871215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835651.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This epilogue considers Abutsu's legacy and how her works have been read and reinterpreted over the past seven and a half centuries. Abutsu's guide to court life was widely circulated during her own ... More


The Kamakura Context

Andrew Edmund Goble

in Confluences of Medicine in Medieval Japan: Buddhist Healing, Chinese Knowledge, Islamic Formulas, and Wounds of War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835002
eISBN:
9780824870317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835002.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter considers how the Japanese city of Kamakura provided a conducive environment that made it possible for Kajiwara Shōzen to gain access to Song medical knowledge and to write his two ... More


Critique of Kamakura Buddhism

Haruko Wakabayashi

in The Seven Tengu Scrolls: Evil and the Rhetoric of Legitimacy in Medieval Japanese Buddhism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834166
eISBN:
9780824869700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834166.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter discusses the use of tengu images to critique Buddhism during the Kamakura. A careful look at the scrolls reveals that the author makes distinctions between anti-Buddhist and tengudo ... More


The First Revolution

Frank Broeze

in The Globalisation of the Oceans: Containerisation from the 1950s to the Present

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007336
eISBN:
9781786944719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007336.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter analyses the first two stages of the process of containerisation. The first is the early impact of the industry on the domestic trades of the United States and of Australia. The second ... More


View: