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A thoroughly descriptive account of Chinese Buddhism that describes its history and different schools. The author uses Buddhist literature to describe the faith’s moral system, calendar, images, procession, and literature.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 1-931956-01-4
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Publication Status: In Print
Publication Date: Aug 15,2003
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 492
ISBN: 1-931956-01-4
$149.00

Joseph Edkins, who wrote extensively on the Buddhists, gives a thoroughly descriptive account of Chinese Buddhism. He describes its history and the schools of Chinese Buddhists. The author relies very much on Buddhist literature in describing the faith's moral system, calendar, images, procession, and literature.

Joseph Edkins, who wrote extensively on the Buddhists, gives a thoroughly descriptive account of Chinese Buddhism. He describes its history and the schools of Chinese Buddhists. The author relies very much on Buddhist literature in describing the faith's moral system, calendar, images, procession, and literature.

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Joseph Edkins

  • Preface to Second Addition
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • A Life of Buddha
  • The Patriarchs of Northern Buddhists
  • Sketches of the History of Buddhism in China
  • The Schools of Chinese Buddhism
  • On Chi-K'ai and the T'ien-T'ai School of Buddhism
  • The Buddhist Moral System
  • The Buddhist Calendar
  • Relation of Buddhism to the Older Hindoo Mythology
  • The Buddhist Universe
  • The Extended Universe of Northern Buddhists
  • Buddhist Images and Image-Worship
  • Monasteries at P'u-To
  • Buddhist Processions, Associations, Pilgrimages, and Ceremonies for the Dead
  • Buddhist Literature
  • The Leng-Yen-King - First Chapters
  • The Ekashloka Shastra
  • Effects of Buddhism on the the Philosophy of the Sung Dynasty
  • Feng-Shui; Or, The Wind and Water Superstition of the Chinese
  • Buddhist Phraseology in Relation to Christian Teaching
  • Notice of the Wu-Wei-Kiau, A Reformed Buddhist Sect
  • Buddhism And Tauism in Their Popular Aspects
  • On the Use of Sanscrit by the Chinese Buddhists
  • Books and Papers that May Be Consulted For the Study of Chinese Buddhism