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Buddhism in Chinese Culture

by Cheu Hock Tong

  • 265 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Pelanduk Pubns Sdn Bhd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism - General,
  • Buddhism - History,
  • Religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13113861M
    ISBN 109679786870
    ISBN 109789679786873
    OCLC/WorldCa48131172

    Buddhism had a profound effect not only on Chinese philosophy & ritual, but also on the material culture of China. This book examines the impact of books, bridges, sugar, tea & the chair, amongst other things, & looks at how attitudes to such novelties affected the history of Chinese Buddhism. As Arthur F. Wright notes in his book "Buddhism and Chinese History," no two cultures could have been more different. With their gradual spread through the third century, Indian Buddhist modes of language, grammar, literature and beliefs had a major impact on early Chinese society, and continue to affect culture to this day.

    Get this from a library! The impact of Buddhism on Chinese material culture. [John Kieschnick] -- From the first century, when Buddhism entered China, the foreign religion shaped Chinese philosophy, beliefs, and ritual. At the same time, Buddhism had a profound effect on the material world of the. Get this from a library! China's Buddhist culture. [Litian Fang] -- Provides an in-depth understanding of the historical status of Buddhism and its important role in the evolution of Chinese culture.

      Over the past century and with varying degrees of success, China has tried to integrate Tibet into the modern Chinese nation-state. In this groundbreaking work, Gray Tuttle reveals the surprising role Buddhism and Buddhist leaders played in the development of the modern Chinese state and in fostering relations between Tibet and China from the Republican period () to the .   Buddhism is a religion that was founded by Siddhartha Gautama (“The Buddha”) more than 2, years ago in India. With about million followers, scholars consider Buddhism one of .


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What makes this book unique is that it mentions Buddhism within even the most obscure dynasties and states of China. Another aspect of this book is that it covers not just the history of Chinese Buddhism but also its literature, sects, schools, politics, culture, social roles, and ongoing impact on Chinese /5(8).

This classic book on Chinese Buddhism Buddhism in Chinese Culture book one that’s still invaluable and necessary reading for anyone interested in the history of Buddhism in China.

This book covers the history of Chinese Buddhism from the Han Dynasty to modern China. Its more of a intellectual and philosophical history of Buddhism rather than a cultural by: Buddhism in Chinese culture. [Hock Tong Cheu;] -- This book traces the impact of Buddhism on the development of Chinese civilization and examines the resistance the religion encountered in the course of its development.

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This book collects the 25 most important articles written by Professor Tang since the s, dealing extensively with issues of Confucianism, Buddhism, Daoism, Christianity and Chinese culture. In these articles, Professor Tang proves his value as a worthy successor to the Chinese philosophical tradition, while also open to the latest trends of.

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This book has an academic bent to it, but I chose authors who are right for a general audience. This led to an over-reliance on Japanese sources when it came to examining the history of Chinese Pure Land.

American scholar Charles B. Jones has laid a strong foundation for rectifying this imbalance in his newest book Chinese Pure Land Buddhism: Understanding a Tradition of Practice (University of Hawaii Press ). This book is penetrating.

The Impact of Buddhism on Chinese Material Culture book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From the first century, when Budd /5(5). This suppression dealt a crippling blow to Chinese Buddhism and marked the beginning of a long decline.

Buddhism would never again be as dominant in China as it had been during the T'ang Dynasty. Even so, after a thousand years, Buddhism thoroughly permeated Chinese culture and also influenced its rival religions of Confucianism and Taoism. Buddhism in China: Buddhism in China China has 56 ethnic groups, each with its own culture and religion, but among all the religions in China, the largest is centuries, Buddhism in China has developed into three linguistic forms: Chinese-language Buddhism, Pali-language Buddhism, and Tibetan-language Buddhism, also called Lamaism.

One of the most popular figures in Chinese Buddhism is the Bodhisattva Guanyin (the one who perceives the laments of the world–Guanshiyin). Having originated from Indian Buddhism as a superior being who aids the suffering of the world, Guanyin has become a key figure in the devotional practices of Chinese Buddhists and Daoists alike.

This classic book on Chinese Buddhism is one that’s still invaluable and necessary reading for anyone interested in the history of Buddhism in China. This book covers the history of Chinese Buddhism from the Han Dynasty to modern China. Its more of a intellectual and philosophical history of Buddhism rather than a cultural one.4/5.

Book Description. The influence of Buddhism on the Chinese language, on Chinese literature and on Chinese culture in general cannot be overstated, and the language of most Chinese Buddhist texts differs considerably from both Classical and Modern Chinese.

LibraryThing Review User Review - haeesh - LibraryThing. I cannot see this book as a satisfactory survey of Buddhism in China. First off, it's very vague. Often the author makes sweeping comments about Chinese culture, the role of Buddhism, Confucianism etc 3/5(2).

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Drawing on scarcely analyzed historical and archive sources, including photographs and musical .Chinese Buddhism or Han Buddhism has shaped Chinese culture in a wide variety of areas including art, politics, literature, philosophy, medicine and material culture.

The translation of a large body of Indian Buddhist scriptures into Chinese and the inclusion of these translations together with works composed in China into a printed canon had far-reaching implications for the dissemination of.