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Epilogue

Margaret H. Case

in Seeing Krishna: The Religious World of a Brahmin Family in Vrindaban

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195130102
eISBN:
9780199848713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130102.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book started with the appearance of the black bee, which was accepted by the Mahārāj jī and his devotees as a manifestation of Krishna. The question to see divinity and the question of whether ... More


The Lidai fabao ji (Record of the Dharma-Jewel through the Ages)

Wendi Adamek

Steven Heine and Dale S. Wright (eds)

in The Zen Canon: Understanding the Classic Texts

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195150674
eISBN:
9780199784615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150678.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the Chan or Zen text, the Lidai fabao ji, an important early text that was discovered in the Mogao caves of Dunhuang in 1900, and which had been lost for many years. Adamak ... More


Lineage and Context in the Patriarch's Hall Collection and the Transmission of the Lamp

Albert Welter

Steven Heine and Dale S. Wright (eds)

in The Zen Canon: Understanding the Classic Texts

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195150674
eISBN:
9780199784615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150678.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter offers a precise analysis of the early Zen literature known as chuandenglu (records of the transmission of the lamp), which sets the Zen tradition up into family-like lineages ... More


The Eihei kōroku: The Record of Dōgen's Later Period at Eihei-ji Temple

Steven Heine

Steven Heine and Dale S. Wright (eds)

in The Zen Canon: Understanding the Classic Texts

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195150674
eISBN:
9780199784615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150678.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the textual history and structure of the Eihei-ji koroku, one of the two primary texts produced by the famous Zen master, Dogen, founder of the Soto school of Zen in Japan. ... More


Plotting the Prince: Shotoku Cults and the Mapping of Medieval Japanese Buddhism

Kevin Gray Carr

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834630
eISBN:
9780824871437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834630.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book traces the development of conceptual maps of the world created through the telling of stories about Prince Shōtoku (573–622), an eminent statesman who is credited with founding Buddhism in ... More


Fourth Talk: The Blue Jay Will Come Right into Your Heart

in Branching Streams Flow in the Darkness: Zen Talks on the Sandokai

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219823
eISBN:
9780520936232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219823.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter presents a transcript of Suzuki Roshi's fourth talk on the Sandokai. It focuses on these lines from the poem: All the objects of the senses interact and yet do not. Interacting brings ... More


Yongming Yanshou’s Conception of Chan in the Zongjing lu: A Special Transmission Within the Scriptures

Albert Welter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199760312
eISBN:
9780199897322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760312.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Yongming Yanshou (904–975) has had a profound impact on the development of Buddhism in East Asia. Although Yanshou is known for his prolific output and wide-ranging scholasticism, Welter’s study is ... More


Yanshou and Chan Lineages: An Overview of Chan Sources and Chan Patriarchs in the Zongjing Lu

Albert Welter

in Yongming Yanshou’s Conception of Chan in the Zongjing lu: A Special Transmission Within the Scriptures

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199760312
eISBN:
9780199897322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760312.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter provides an in-depth look at the Chan sources and patriarchs contained in the Zongjing lu. The omission of Yongming Yanshou’s contributions in this regard is a great oversight in ... More


Tracing the Itinerant Path: Jishū Nuns of Medieval Japan

Caitilin J. Griffiths

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824859367
eISBN:
9780824873004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824859367.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This study introduces the jishū nuns who participated alongside monks as fellow practitioners—not as wives, daughters, or mothers. They were partners in a Pure Land religious school devoted to ... More


Chan Transmission and Factional Motives in the Patriarch's Hall Anthology (Zutang ji)

Albert Welter

in Monks, Rulers, and Literati: The Political Ascendancy of Chan Buddhism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195175219
eISBN:
9780199850679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175219.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the history of Chan Buddhism in terms of transmission records and factional motives contained in the Zutang ji or the Patriarch's Hall Anthology. The rediscovery of the Zutang ... More


Mahārāj jī

Margaret H. Case

in Seeing Krishna: The Religious World of a Brahmin Family in Vrindaban

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195130102
eISBN:
9780199848713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130102.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

For Mahārāj jī, the coming of the black bee was the climax of a lifetime of effort, dedicated to a devotion to Krishna. He was born in the lineage of priests, encompassing forty-two families of th ... More


The Women of the Family

Margaret H. Case

in Seeing Krishna: The Religious World of a Brahmin Family in Vrindaban

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195130102
eISBN:
9780199848713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130102.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The family is the context within which the one-to-one relationship of individual and deity is nurtured in Hindu society. This spiritual life depends centrally on the adult women who marry into the ... More


Rādhāramaṇa Temple Service to the Deity

Margaret H. Case

in Seeing Krishna: The Religious World of a Brahmin Family in Vrindaban

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195130102
eISBN:
9780199848713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130102.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Śrī Rādhāramana's right hand always holds a cowherd's staff, by which he is seen to support himself. He is the oldest image of Krishna in Vrindaban that has never had to leave. Housed in a small ... More


Account of My Travels at Yellow Mountain: by Qian Qianyi (1582–1664)

Stephen McDowall

in Qian Qianyi's Reflections on Yellow Mountain: Traces of a Late-Ming Hatchet and Chisel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090842
eISBN:
9789882207318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090842.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter provides a translation of Qian Qianyi's “You Huangshan ji” that was mainly based on the Muzhai chuxueji's SBCK edition of the text. The translator notes that references are also made to ... More


The Allure of the White Birch School to May Fourth Writers

Christopher T. Keaveney

in Beyond Brushtalk: Sino-Japanese Literary Exchange in the Interwar Period

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099289
eISBN:
9789882206656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099289.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses the impact of Japan's White Birch School (Shirakabaha) on the contemporary Chinese literary world. The White Birch School was one of the best organized and ideologically ... More


The Obsessive Gourmet: Zhang Dai on Food and Drink1

Duncan Campbell

in Scribes of Gastronomy: Representations of Food and Drink in Imperial Chinese Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139972
eISBN:
9789888180967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139972.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Having made the decision to live on after the cataclysmic fall of his dynasty, the late-Ming essayist and historian Zhang Dai (1597-1684) devoted the second half of his life, by his own account in ... More


Sexual Violence in Verse: The Case of Jiʿthin, Al-Farazdaq’s Sister

Geert Jan van Gelder

in Violence in Islamic Thought from the Qur'an to the Mongols

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748694235
eISBN:
9781474412292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694235.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

At some time towards the end of the first/seventh century, a relatively trivial incident took place.1 An Arab of the tribe of Tamīm called Hammām b. Ghālib visited a clan not his own, the Banū ... More


Ur-Mothers Birthing the Zhou Line: Jiang Yuan and Wu Zhao

N. Harry Rothschild

in Emperor Wu Zhao and Her Pantheon of Devis, Divinities, and Dynastic Mothers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169387
eISBN:
9780231539180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169387.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the role of the dynastic mother Jiang Yuan in Wu Zhao's pantheon of female divinities. Both before and after Wu Zhao, there is evidence that Jiang Yuan was widely recognized as ... More


Didactic Illustrations in Printed Books

Julia K. Murray

in Printing and Book Culture in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231269
eISBN:
9780520927797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231269.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the conception and evolution of three sets of narrative illustrations about famous men of earlier times in China that originated in the Ming period. These are the Dijian tushuo, ... More


Gender and Reading: Form, Rhetoric, and Community in Women’s Poetic Criticism

Grace S. Fong

in Herself an Author: Gender, Agency, and Writing in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831868
eISBN:
9780824869175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831868.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter investigates the forms and rhetoric of poetic criticism adopted or invented by women poets and critics from the period of the Ming-Qing transition to the late Qing. These include ... More


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