Buddhist Transformations and Interactions

This volume assembles the research of distinguished scholars from various fields and regions, and looks at how Buddhism passed from India to Central Asia and China and Korea, and from China and Korea to Japan.

Buddhist Transformations and Interactions

Buddhist Transformations and Interactions

This volume assembles the research of distinguished scholars from various fields and regions, and looks at how Buddhism passed from India to Central Asia and China and Korea, and from China and Korea to Japan. But crossing is not merely geographical, hence cultural and doctrinal transformations and adaptations are also examined closely.

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Buddhist Transformations and Interactions
Language: en
Pages: 598
Authors: Victor H. Mair
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Cambria Sinophone World

This volume assembles the research of distinguished scholars from various fields and regions, and looks at how Buddhism passed from India to Central Asia and China and Korea, and from China and Korea to Japan. But crossing is not merely geographical, hence cultural and doctrinal transformations and adaptations are also
Buddhist Encounters and Identities Across East Asia
Language: en
Pages: 454
Authors: Ann Heirman, Carmen Meinert, Christoph Anderl
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-17 - Publisher: BRILL

Buddhist Encounters and Identities across East Asia offers a fascinating picture of the intricacies of regional and cross-regional networks and the complexity of Buddhist identities emerging across Asia.
Worldly Saviors and Imperial Authority in Medieval Chinese Buddhism
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: April D. Hughes
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-31 - Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

Although scholars have long assumed that early Chinese political authority was rooted in Confucianism, rulership in the medieval period was not bound by a single dominant tradition. To acquire power, emperors deployed objects and figures derived from a range of traditions imbued with religious and political significance. Author April D.
The Year 1000
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Valerie Hansen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-20 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

The World in the Year 1000 -- Go West, Young Viking -- The Pan-American Highways of 1000 -- European Slaves -- The World's Richest Man -- Central Asia Splits in Two -- Surprising Journeys -- The Most Globalized Place on Earth.
Routledge Handbook of China–India Relations
Language: en
Pages: 616
Authors: Kanti Bajpai, Selina Ho, Manjari Chatterjee Miller
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-25 - Publisher: Routledge

The Routledge Handbook of China–India Relations provides a much-needed understanding of the important and complex relationship between India and China. Reflecting the consequential and multifaceted nature of the bilateral relationship, it brings together thirty-five original contributions by a wide range of experts in the field. The chapters show that China–India

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