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The Rules of Buddhist Monks: Issues of Property and Pollution

Malcolm Voyce

in Law and Anthropology: Current Legal Issues Volume 12

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199580910
eISBN:
9780191723025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580910.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

The translations by Buddhist scholars of Pāli Vinaya texts reflected the mental predispositions of those involved. These scholars were not legally trained and tended to see the Vinaya as a series of ... More


The Monastery Built by Vishākhā

Todd Lewis and Subarna Tuladhar

in Sugata Saurabha: An Epic Poem from Nepal on the Life of the Buddha by Chittadhar Hridaya

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195341829
eISBN:
9780199866816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341829.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter begins with famous sangha events: the history of the monastic code, the Vinaya; the appointment of a personal monk attendant, his cousin Ānanda, for the middle‐aged Buddha; and an ... More


Entry into Nirvāṇa

Todd Lewis and Subarna Tuladhar

in Sugata Saurabha: An Epic Poem from Nepal on the Life of the Buddha by Chittadhar Hridaya

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195341829
eISBN:
9780199866816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341829.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The concluding chapter of Sugata Saurabha describes the Buddha's last visits with his disciples in different notable places. Versions of his last sermons are redacted, ending with the events leading ... More


Classified Lists of Administrators

Jonathan A. Silk

in Managing Monks: Administrators and Administrative Roles in Indian Buddhist Monasticism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195326840
eISBN:
9780199852079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326840.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The monk-arhat Dravya Mallaputra embodies the typical administrator in the Vinaya literature. Some of his administrative tasks include the distribution of shelter and food, and, according to some ... More


Other Animals in the Pali Canon

Paul Waldau

in The Specter of Speciesism: Buddhist and Christian Views of Animals

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145717
eISBN:
9780199834792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145712.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

A review of generalizations and specific references to nonhuman animals in the Pali canon, including the Jataka stories, the Dhammapada, the Vinaya, and each of the Nikayas. Reviews those portions of ... More


Policing the Monastery

Robert DeCaroli

in Haunting the Buddha: Indian Popular Religion and the Formation of Buddhism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195168389
eISBN:
9780199835133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168380.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the relationship between monks and nuns and the supernatural beings with whom they shared their monastic residences. The Buddhist monastic codes (Vinaya) contain descriptions of ... More


Early Buddhism: Three Baskets of Dharma

Alf Hiltebeitel

in Dharma: Its Early History in Law, Religion, and Narrative

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195394238
eISBN:
9780199897452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394238.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Chapter 4 takes up Buddhist understandings of dhamma or dharma as they were developed in (or better, into) the three baskets of the early Buddhist canon, especially the Pāli canon of the Theravāda ... More


Dharma over Time, II: Prophesies of Disaster

Alf Hiltebeitel

in Dharma: Its Early History in Law, Religion, and Narrative

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195394238
eISBN:
9780199897452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394238.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Chapter 7 is about the two “minor dharma texts” mentioned in chapter 1: the Brahmanical Yuga Purāṇa (a unit by that name in an astronomical treatise) which foretells the decline of dharma toward the ... More


Scarecrows, Up ā sakas, Fetuses, and Other Child Monastics in Middle-Period Indian Buddhism

Amy Paris Langenberg

in Little Buddhas: Children and Childhoods in Buddhist Texts and Traditions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199860265
eISBN:
9780199979929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860265.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter explores children’s participation in monastic life according to texts from the Mūlasarvāstivāda Vinaya, the Avadānaśataka, the Mahāvastu, and other Sanskrit Buddhist sources, documenting ... More


Vaiyāpr̥tyakara

Jonathan A. Silk

in Managing Monks: Administrators and Administrative Roles in Indian Buddhist Monasticism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195326840
eISBN:
9780199852079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326840.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

As this study makes use of Indic language sources as its basis, the term vaiyāpṛtyakara needs to be defined. This term is derived from a verb that means to be employed or occupied. It is difficult to ... More


Navakarmika

Jonathan A. Silk

in Managing Monks: Administrators and Administrative Roles in Indian Buddhist Monasticism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195326840
eISBN:
9780199852079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326840.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Although the word navakammika appeared only once in the Pāli Nikāyas to refer to Brahmin Bhāradvāja who has work done by others instead of a Buddhist, the word has occurred several times in Sanskrit ... More


The Sangh

Aakash Singh Rathore and Ajay Verma

in B.R. Ambedkar: The Buddha and his Dhamma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198068679
eISBN:
9780199081233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068679.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses the followers of Buddha who are generally divided into two classes: the Bhikkhus and the Upasakas or lay followers. The Bhikkhus are organized into Sangh while the Upasakas are ... More


The Story of Utpalavarṇā

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/9780824830908.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines a lengthy tale of a woman named Utpalavarṇā, later to become a famous nun, and the multiple instances of incest that punctuate her life story. The tale of is contained in the ... More


Two Curricular Models

Georges B. J. Dreyfus

in The Sound of Two Hands Clapping: The Education of a Tibetan Buddhist Monk

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232594
eISBN:
9780520928244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232594.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

So far, the author's descriptions of the structure of Tibetan scholasticism have not yet provided a full view of monastic intellectual culture in Tibet, for particular monastaries do not strictly ... More


A New Hat for Hārītī: On “Giving” Children for Their Protection to Buddhist Monks and Nuns in Early India

Gregory Schopen

in Little Buddhas: Children and Childhoods in Buddhist Texts and Traditions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199860265
eISBN:
9780199979929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860265.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

No matter where one looks in Buddhist monastic literature there are indications that the monks who wrote it were concerned in a variety of ways with safe childbirth and sick children, and had devised ... More


Learning to Read in Village Temples and Chinese Public Schools

Thomas A. Borchert

in Educating Monks: Minority Buddhism on China's Southwest Border

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866488
eISBN:
9780824875657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866488.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes the consequences of the training of novices in villages in Sipsongpannā, a type of education this is best described as an apprentice system. While it is common for scholars to ... More


Pāli Vinaya: Reconceptualizing Female Sexuality in Early Buddhism

Alice Collett

in Women in Early Indian Buddhism: Comparative Textual Studies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199326044
eISBN:
9780199369324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199326044.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

In this chapter, Alice Collett addresses the topic of female sexuality and presents a revalorization of what has come to be understood as a pervasive social construct on female sexuality in early ... More


Early Buddhism: Three Baskets of Dharma

Alf Hiltebeitel

in Dharma

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834661
eISBN:
9780824870713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834661.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter investigates Buddhist understandings of dharma in the three baskets of the early Buddhist canon, taking them as an intentional organization of three different understandings of dharma ... More


Improvisation: The Transformation of Regional Buddhist Cultures in Southern China

Benjamin Brose

in Patrons and Patriarchs: Regional Rulers and Chan Monks during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853815
eISBN:
9780824868147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853815.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 2 examines how the Tang–Five Dynasties transition impacted Buddhist monastics, their traditions, and regional religious cultures. With the onset of the Five Dynasties, just as some southern ... More


Introduction

Lori Meeks

in Hokkeji and the Reemergence of Female Monastic Orders in Premodern Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833947
eISBN:
9780824870737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833947.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This introductory chapter provides a background of the revival of women's monasticism in Japan. During the second month of the first year of the Kenchō era (1249), twelve women received the complete ... More


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