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Divination as a Karmic Diagnostic

Beverley Foulks McGuire

in Living Karma: The Religious Practices of Ouyi Zhixu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168021
eISBN:
9780231537773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168021.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter looks at Ouyi Zhixu's use of divination as a diagnostic technique for determining past karma. Ouyi suggests that divination can reveal karmic obstacles from past sins, one's karmic ... More


Repentance Rituals for Eliminating Karma

Beverley Foulks McGuire

in Living Karma: The Religious Practices of Ouyi Zhixu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168021
eISBN:
9780231537773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168021.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines Ouyi Zhixu's repentance ritual that seeks to extinguish karma. Ouyi explicitly borrows from the Tiantai liturgical tradition in his own repentance ritual—which centers on ... More


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