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The eminent monk Buddhist ideals in medieval Chinese hagiography by John Kieschnick

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Published by University of Hawai"i Press in Honolulu .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • China,
  • China.

Subjects:

  • Monastic and religious life (Buddhism) -- China -- History,
  • Buddhist monks -- China,
  • Priests, Buddhist -- China,
  • Religious biography -- China -- History and criticism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJohn Kieschnick.
SeriesStudies in East Asian Buddhism ;, 10, Studies in East Asian Buddhism ;, no. 10
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ6160.C6 K54 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 218 p. ;
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL660143M
ISBN 100824818415
LC Control Number97005496

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BIOGRAPHIES OF EMINENT MONKS (GAOSENG ZHUAN) "Biographies of Eminent Monks" is a genre of Chinese Buddhist writing consisting primarily of four biographical collections, all compiled by monks: (1) Biographies of Eminent Monks (Gaoseng zhuan), completed around by Huijiao (–); (2) Further Biographies of Eminent Monks (Xu gaoseng zhuan), first draft . Get this from a library! The eminent monk: Buddhist ideals in medieval Chinese hagiography. [John Kieschnick] -- In an attempt to reconstruct an elusive aspect of the medieval Chinese imagination, The Eminent Monk examines biographies of Chinese Buddhist monks, from the uncompromising ascetic to the.   This is a biography of eminent monks once lived from Yongpin Period of the Eastern Han Dynasty to Tianjian Period of the Liang Dynasty. It listed the author Shi Huijiao¡¯s idea and framework of writing this book as well as the books she had referred : Shi Huijiao. acceptable for the great monk to routinely become drunk. These are the sorts of questions I address in this book-questionsabout how monks were expected to behave that often yield striking and unex­ pected answers. Not surprisingly, the image of the monk and notions of the ideal monk varied widely from one time to another, from monk to layman.

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The Xu gaosengzhuan 續高僧傳 "Continued biographies of eminent monks", also known as Tang gaosengzhuan 唐高僧傳, is a collection of biographies of Buddhist monks compiled by the Tang period 唐 () monk Daoxuan 道宣. It is a sequel to Huijiao's 慧皎 book Gaosengzhuan 高僧傳 from the Liang period 梁 (). Jokei should be understood as an eminent monk to whom the Buddhism o f the Southern Capital of Nara woes a great debt, but unfortunately his achievements have generally gone unrecognized. This exhibition catalogue introduces not only the life of Jokei, but also the practices of this faith, with six sections including Jokei and the Hosso School of Buddhism at Kofuku-ji . In an attempt to reconstruct an elusive aspect of the medieval Chinese imagination, The Eminent Monk examines biographies of Chinese Buddhist monks, from the uncompromising ascetic to the unfathomable wonder-worker. While analyzing images of the monk in medieval China, the Price: $ During Buddhism's first millennium in China, scholar-monks produced three voluminous, wide-ranging compilations on the lives of notable monks: Huijiao's (d. ) Biographies of Eminent Monks (Gaoseng zhuan), Daoxuan's (d. ) Further Biographies of Eminent Monks (Xu gaoseng zhuan), and Zanning's (d. ) Song Biographies of Eminent Monks.