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Eminent nuns : women Chan masters of seventeenth-century China

Author: Beata Grant
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Buddhist nuns have been a continuous presence in Chinese culture since early medieval times. This book offers a detailed view of their activities at one particular moment in time (the seventeenth  Read more...

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Grant, Beata, 1954-
Eminent nuns.
Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008010177
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Beata Grant
OCLC Number: 929263588
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 241 p.)
Contents: Setting the stage: seventeenth-century texts and contexts --
Images of nuns in the writings of seventeenth-century monks --
The making of a woman Chan master: Qiyuan Xinggang --
Qiyuan Xinggang as abbess, dharma teacher, and religious exemplar --
Passing on the lamp: the dharma successors of Qiyuan Xinggang --
From Hengzhou to Hangzhou: Jizong Xingche --
From wise mother to Chan master: Baochi Jizong --
Reviving the worlds of literary Chan: Zukui Jifu --
From Beijing to Jiangnan: Ziyong Chengru.
Responsibility: Beata Grant.

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