Chapter 4.1 - Early Buddhist Images in China: Historical and Literary Evidence
This page describes Early Buddhist Images in China: Historical and Literary Evidence which is Chapter 4.1 located on page 42 of the Background for the Eleven-Headed Kuan-Yin in China in the book: Eleven Headed Avalokiteshvara by Tove E. Neville. This book recounts the occurence of the eleven-headed form of Avalokitesvara (Avalokiteshvara); also known as Chenresigs, Kuan-yin, or Kannon. It is part of the series “Background for the Eleven-Headed Kuan-Yin in China”. This page contains an online preview of the full text and summarizes technical terms, as well as information if you want to buy this book.
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Buddha-nature (as Depicted in the Lankavatara-sutra) [by Nguyen Dac Sy]
(See: Rajendralala Mitra, The Sanskrit Buddhist Literature of Nepal, Calcutta: The Asiatic Society of Bengal, 1882, reprint 2005, p. xxxv) (* 2) G. K. Nariman, Literary History of Sanskrit Buddhism, p. 64; Maurice Winternitz, Anguttaranikaya History of Indian Literature, Vol. II, p. 283;Akira Hirakawa, Anguttaranikaya History of Indian Buddhism: From Shakyamuni to Early Mahayana. tr....
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A comparative study between Buddhism and Nyaya [by Roberta Pamio]
Secondly, in order to demonstrate a historical survey of Buddhist theory of perception, it uses some early Buddhist canons, texts of different Buddhist schools, and especially those of Dinnaga and Dharmakirti as the primary source of information. Thirdly, the comparative study of different epistemological terms and issues discussed in different works is one of the most popular approaches to a thesis....
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The gods of northern Buddhism [by Alice Getty]
Its followers, divided into ten sects, live peaceably in their convents, often quite close to Taoist monastics or Buddhist-Lamaites (see later). The latter, however, are not very numerous in China. From China Buddhism passed into Korea. It was brought by a Chinese monk named Sun-Do, who carried 372 sacred images and books with him. The new faith grew very rapidly and attained its apogee from the tenth to the fourteenth century....
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