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Family Matters in Indian Buddhist Monasticisms

Family Matters in Indian Buddhist Monasticisms

Shayne Clarke

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836474
eISBN:
9780824870966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836474.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Scholarly and popular consensus has painted a picture of Indian Buddhist monasticism in which monks and nuns severed all ties with their families when they left home for the religious life. They ... More

The Fluid PantheonGods of Medieval Japan, Volume 1

The Fluid Pantheon: Gods of Medieval Japan, Volume 1

Bernard Faure

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839338
eISBN:
9780824868260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839338.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The book constitutes an attempt to rethink medieval Japanese religion in light of the recently discovered documents and of the innovative contributions by Japanese scholars. Drawing on the ... More

The Four Great TemplesBuddhist Art, Archaeology, and Icons of Seventh-Century Japan

The Four Great Temples: Buddhist Art, Archaeology, and Icons of Seventh-Century Japan

Donald F. McCallum

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831141
eISBN:
9780824869922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831141.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Few periods in Japanese history are more fascinating than the seventh century. This was the period when Buddhism experienced its initial flowering in the country and the time when Asukadera, Kudara ... More

From Comrades to BodhisattvasMoral Dimensions of Lay Buddhist Practice in Contemporary China

From Comrades to Bodhisattvas: Moral Dimensions of Lay Buddhist Practice in Contemporary China

Gareth Fisher

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839666
eISBN:
9780824868475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839666.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

From Comrades to Bodhisattvas is the first book-length study of Han Chinese Buddhism in post-Mao China. Using an ethnographic approach supported by over a decade of research, it provides an intimate ... More

The Halo of Golden LightImperial Authority and Buddhist Ritual in Heian Japan

The Halo of Golden Light: Imperial Authority and Buddhist Ritual in Heian Japan

Asuka Sango

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839864
eISBN:
9780824868628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839864.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The Halo of Golden Light examines the complex ways in which the emperor and other elite ruling groups employed Buddhist rituals to legitimate their authority. Although considered a descendant of the ... More

Hokkeji and the Reemergence of Female Monastic Orders in Premodern Japan

Hokkeji and the Reemergence of Female Monastic Orders in Premodern Japan

Lori R. Meeks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833947
eISBN:
9780824870737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833947.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Hokkeji, an ancient Nara temple that once stood at the apex of a state convent network established by Queen-Consort Komyo (701–760), possesses a history that in some ways is bigger than itself. Its ... More

How Zen Became ZenThe Dispute over Enlightenment and the Formation of Chan Buddhism in Song-Dynasty China

How Zen Became Zen: The Dispute over Enlightenment and the Formation of Chan Buddhism in Song-Dynasty China

Morten Schlütter

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832551
eISBN:
9780824870720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832551.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book takes a novel approach to understanding one of the most crucial developments in Zen Buddhism: the dispute over the nature of enlightenment that erupted within the Chinese Chan (Zen) school ... More

Immigrants to the Pure LandThe Modernization, Acculturation, and Globalization of Shin Buddhism, 1898-1941

Immigrants to the Pure Land: The Modernization, Acculturation, and Globalization of Shin Buddhism, 1898-1941

Michihiro Ama

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834388
eISBN:
9780824871727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834388.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Religious acculturation is typically seen as a one-way process: The dominant religious culture imposes certain behavioral patterns, ethical standards, social values, and organizational and legal ... More

The ImmortalsFaces of the Incredible in Buddhist Burma

The Immortals: Faces of the Incredible in Buddhist Burma

Guillaume Rozenberg

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840952
eISBN:
9780824871666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840952.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The Immortals is an anthropological monograph about a Burmese Buddhist cult that originated in the year 1952, when a virtually illiterate, twenty-six year old peasant, living in a village in Central ... More

Imperial-Way ZenIchikawa Hakugen's Critique and Lingering Questions for Buddhist Ethics

Imperial-Way Zen: Ichikawa Hakugen's Critique and Lingering Questions for Buddhist Ethics

Christopher Ives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833312
eISBN:
9780824870126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833312.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

During the first half of the twentieth century, Zen Buddhist leaders contributed actively to Japanese imperialism, giving rise to what has been termed “Imperial-Way Zen” (Kodo Zen). Its foremost ... More

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