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The cultural practices of modern Chinese Buddhism

Francesca Tarocco

The cultural practices of modern Chinese Buddhism

attuning the dharma

by Francesca Tarocco

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism -- China -- History -- 20th century,
  • China -- Civilization -- Buddhist influences

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementFrancesca Tarocco.
    SeriesRoutledge critical studies in Buddhism series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ647 . T27 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17906568M
    ISBN 109780415375030
    LC Control Number2007016260

    Culture and religion information sheet—Buddhism 3 Between the and Censuses, the number of people in Australia who identified themselves as Buddhist increased by ,, an increase of 26 per cent. Buddhism: background and origins Siddhattha Gotama was born as a prince in what is now Southern Nepal over years ago.   State and religion in modern China: Religious policies and scholarly paradigms. Paper for the Panel “State and Society,” presented at the conference “Rethinking Modern Chinese History: An International Conference to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Institute of Modern History,” Academia Sinica, Taipei. Google ScholarAuthor: Francesca Tarocco.

    Modern Chinese history told from a Buddhist perspective restores the vibrant, creative role of religion in postimperial China. It shows how urban Buddhist elites jockeyed for cultural dominance in the early Republican era, how Buddhist intellectuals reckoned with science, and how Buddhist media contributed to modern print cultures.   Recovering Buddhism in Modern China is a great contribution to the emerging field of study of Buddhism in twentieth-century China. The volume examines lay and monastic Buddhism, cultural practices and intellectual debates, state and society.4/5(1).

    Recovering Buddhism in Modern China. Book Description: Modern Chinese history told from a Buddhist perspective restores the vibrant, creative role of religion in postimperial China. It shows how urban Buddhist elites jockeyed for cultural dominance in the early Republican era, how Buddhist intellectuals reckoned with science, and how Buddhist. Chinese culture (simplified Chinese: 中华文化; traditional Chinese: 中華文化; pinyin: Zhōnghuá wénhuà) is one of the world's oldest cultures, originating thousands of years ago. The area over which the culture prevails covers a large geographical region in East Asia and is extremely diverse and varying, with customs and traditions varying greatly between provinces, cities, and .


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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. There are other states but that is beyond the scope of this background information as a basis for understanding Buddhism in modern Chinese culture.

In addition to the matters of reincarnation Buddhism also concerns itself with Four Noble Truths which essentially deal with human suffering and the path to relief.

Buddhism in Modern Culture. This course provides an introduction to the study of the history, major teachings, and practices of the major Chinese religions and spiritual practices and is deigned to give conceptual tools to appreciate diverse religious practice in East. It covers the development of Buddhism, Daoism, Confucianism and wide.

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