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Doctrine and Practice in Medieval Korean BuddhismThe Collected Works of Uich'on

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:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867430.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Ŭich’ŏn (1055–1101) is one of the most important figures in Koryŏ Buddhism. He was a staunch proponent of doctrinal Buddhism and the intellectual heritage of East Asia. Although Ŭich’ŏn had been ... More

Numinous Awareness Is Never DarkThe Korean Buddhist Master Chinul's Excerpts on Zen Practice

Numinous Awareness Is Never Dark: The Korean Buddhist Master Chinul's Excerpts on Zen Practice

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824867393
eISBN:
9780824873073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867393.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Numinous Awareness is Never Dark examines the issue of whether enlightenment in Zen Buddhism is sudden or gradual: that is, something achieved in a sudden flash of insight, or through the gradual ... More

Right Thoughts at the Last MomentBuddhism and Deathbed Practices in Early Medieval Japan

Right Thoughts at the Last Moment: Buddhism and Deathbed Practices in Early Medieval Japan

Jacqueline I. Stone

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856434
eISBN:
9780824872984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856434.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Buddhists across Asia have often sought to die, as the Buddha himself is said to have done, with a clear and focused mind. This study explores the reception and development in early medieval Japan ... More

Tracing the Itinerant PathJishū Nuns of Medieval Japan

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

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