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VOLUME VIII BUDDHISM IN CHINA, EAST ASIA AND
97 Did 1-ching visit India? difficulties in utilizing 1-ching as a
source on South Asian Buddhism
98 Stiipa, siitra and sarira in China, c.656-706 CE
99 The lifetime of Shinran Shonin: the adventure to self-acceptance
100 Cliches canoniques bouddhiques dans les legendes sur les
debuts du bouddhisme au Japon
101 Interpretations of human-flesh supplying: misdeed or
102 Flying mountains and walkers of vacancy: towards a
definition of sacred house in jap religions
ALLAN G. GRAPARD
103 where of the surprising instructing in the Hua-yen
tradition: an research of the method of doctrinal swap 161
PETER N. GREGORY
104 at the thought of the hijiri (holy man)
105 Buddhist self-immolation in medieval China
106 the advance of the kenmitsu approach as Japan's
107 The dragon woman and the abbess of Mo-shan: gender and
status within the Ch'an Buddhist tradition
MIRIAM L. LEVERING
108 old and historiographical matters within the research of
pre-modern eastern religions
109 The idolization of enlightenment: at the mummification of
Ch'an masters in medieval China
ROBERT H. SHARF
110 Buddhist effect on early Taoism: a survey of scriptural
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28, for a lot extra profound chinese language pessimism at this element. eighty the latest study into the phenomenon is that contained in Kegasawa Yasunori, ed. , Chiigoku Bukkyi5 sekkyi5 no kenkyii (Kyoto: Kyoto collage, 1996), which has English summaries of proper chapters on pp. 495-498: see additionally pp. I 08-131 for an entire survey in jap of the ideals concerned, through Odani Nakao. For an prior evaluate of the stone scriptures of the Northern Qi, see Yagi Sentai, 'Hokusei no kokky6 ni tsuite', Jndogaku Bukkyogaku kenkyii 27 . I (1978), pp. 128-129. eighty one except the paintings of Kegasawa, pointed out within the previous word, it's also attainable to refer to an English translation of a modern description from the Mingbao ji of Tang Lin in Donald E. Gjertson, awesome Retribution (Berkeley: facilities for South and Southeast Asian experiences, 1989), pp. 165-166, and a initial account of modern study by way of Lewis Lancaster, 'The Rock-cut Canon in China: Findings at Fang-shan', in T. Skorupski, ed. , The Buddhist history (Tring: The Institute of Buddhist reports, 1989), pp. 143-156: word specifically the inscription pointed out on p. 147 at n. l3, ibid. eighty two area of expertise, Political Propaganda, p. 202, nn. 112, 113; cf. Sima Guang, Zizhi Tongjian 203 (Beijing: Zhonghua shuju, 1959), p. 6421. eighty three R. W. L. Guisso, Wu Tse-t'ien and the Politics of Legitimation in T'ang China (Bellingham, Washington: Western Washington collage, 1978), p. 35. eighty four distinctiveness, Political Propaganda, p. 203; cf. pp. 208, 269. forty nine BUDDHISM IN CHINA, EAST ASIA AND JAPAN eighty five For Korean traditions at the importation of relics as they existed at a miles later element, see Iry6n (1206-1289), Samguk yusa, three, pp. 993a-c, in variation of Taisho Canon, vol. forty nine, no. 2039. 86 Wang Qinruo, Ceju yuangui, (Beijing: Zhonghua shuju, 1960), 964. 9b, 1Oa. 87 observe that on pp. 136-137 of Kang Le, 'Zhuan1unwang guannian yu Zhongguo zhonggu de Fojiao zhengzhi', Zhongyang yanjiuyuan yuyan lishi yanjiusuo jikan sixty seven. 1 (1996), pp. l 09-143, the measures taken by means of the empress in 693, which incorporated the idea of a identify embodying a declare to common monarchy of the Asokan sort, is noticeable because the fruits of chinese language developments conftating the separate 'worldruler, world-renouncer' different types of South Asian concept. the easiest research of what the ideologists hired by way of the empress truly did, in spite of the fact that, continues to be uniqueness, Political Propaganda, the 3rd bankruptcy of which teases out precisely how renowned trust in a messianic Maitreya determine used to be preempted via having the empress tackle this position inside of secure limits. For an previous instance of a 'pre-incarnation' of Maitreya, see Hsiao Bea-hui, 'Two photos of Maitreya: Fu Hsi and Pu-tai Ho-shang', PhD dissertation, SOAS, 1995. 88 Barrett, '1-ching', pp. 149, a hundred and fifty. 89 See Wang Bangwei, ed. , Da Tang Xiyu qiufa gaoseng zhuan jiaozhu (Beijing: Zhonghua shuju, 1983), p. eleven, and cf. Liu, Silk and faith, pp. 34, forty two. ninety Beal, Si-yu-ki, p. ninety six, and extra totally, lifestyles ofHiuen-Tsiang, p. fifty nine. ninety one For either options within the history to printing, see Li Shuhua, 'Yinzhang yu muta de qiyuan ji qi duiyu diaoban yinshua faming zhi yingxiang', Zhongyang yanjiuyuan lishiyuyanyanjiusuojikan 28 (1957), pp.