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I Who Have Lost Me (1927–1935)

Jin Y. Park

in Women and Buddhist Philosophy: Engaging Zen Master Kim Iryop

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858780
eISBN:
9780824873707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858780.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 4 discusses Iryŏp’s encounter with Buddhism, which took place around 1927, and Iryŏp’s journey from activism to a leading Buddhist thinker. During this period, Iryŏp met two people in ... More


Translator’s Introduction

Richard D. McBride

in Doctrine and Practice in Medieval Korean Buddhism: The Collected Works of Uich'on

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824867430
eISBN:
9780824873080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867430.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The introduction includes a brief sketch of the life of Ŭich’ŏn, a reassessment of Ŭich’ŏn’s life and contribution to Koryŏ Buddhism, an overview of the structure and contents of his collected works, ... More


State and Religion: Secularization and Pluralism

Kyung Moon Hwang

in Rationalizing Korea: "The Rise of the Modern State, 1894-1945"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288317
eISBN:
9780520963276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288317.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

In tackling the relationship between state and religion, chapter 5 examines state secularization, which, in Korea, championed religious pluralism as the overarching principle. This chapter argues ... More


Reflections of a Zen Buddhist Nun

Kim Iryop

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838782
eISBN:
9780824871468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838782.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The life and work of Kim Iryŏp (1896–1971) bear witness to Korea's encounter with modernity. A prolific writer, Iryŏp reflected on identity and existential loneliness in her poems, short stories, and ... More


Hyecho's Journey: The World of Buddhism

Donald S. Lopez Jr.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226517902
eISBN:
9780226518060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226518060.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

In 724, a young Korean monk named Hyecho boarded a ship in China and set off on a pilgrimage to the Buddhist holy land of India. Over the next three years, he would travel farther by land and sea ... More


Women and Buddhist Philosophy: Engaging Zen Master Kim Iryop

Jin Y. Park

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858780
eISBN:
9780824873707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858780.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

How and why do women engage with Buddhist philosophy? This is the fundamental question that Women and Buddhist Philosophy: Engaging Zen Master Kim Iryŏp proposes to answer through discussions of Kim ... More


Why Has Buddhism Launched a Purification Movement?

Kim Iryŏp

in Reflections of a Zen Buddhist Nun

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838782
eISBN:
9780824871468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838782.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

In this chapter, Kim Iryŏp reflects on the purification movement in Korean Buddhism that took place during the 1950s. Iryŏp rationalizes the necessity of the purification movement by pointing to the ... More


The Awakening of Character as an Image of Contemporary Enlightenment

Dale S. Wright

in What Is Buddhist Enlightenment?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190622596
eISBN:
9780190622626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190622596.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

“The Awakening of Character as an Image of Enlightenment” describes in some detail two unforgettable characters in the Korean Buddhist film Mandala in order to consider the range of diversity that ... More


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