Monks, rulers, and literati the political ascendancy of Chan Buddhism

Over the centuries, Chan Buddhism has grown from an obscure movement to an officially recognised and eventually dominant form of Buddhism in China and East Asia. In this book, the author presents the story of the rise of Chan, a story which has been obscured by myths about Zen

Main Author: Welter, Albert
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Oxford University Press 2006, 2006
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Over the centuries, Chan Buddhism has grown from an obscure movement to an officially recognised and eventually dominant form of Buddhism in China and East Asia. In this book, the author presents the story of the rise of Chan, a story which has been obscured by myths about Zen
Physical Description:x, 322 p. ill., maps
ISBN:9780199850679
0199850674