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|Named Person:||Kshitigarbha, (Buddhist deity); Kshitigarbha, (Buddhist deity); Kshitigarbha.|
|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Notes:||"A Kuroda Institute book."|
|Description:||xiii, 305 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Early scriptural representations : text and contexts --
Cultic beginnings reconsidered --
Indigenous and accretionary scriptures --
Art and epigraphy --
Narrative literature --
Conclusion: Reassessing Dizang, Lord of the Underworld.
|Series Title:||Studies in East Asian Buddhism, no. 21.|
Her fascinating exploration of the cult of Dizang in Medieval China shows how widely Buddhism reached into Chinese culture as it successfully put down roots in the society.-- "Buddhadharma""
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The author, a Chinese Buddhist nun, has a superb command of all the relevant Buddhist and non Buddhist historical resources for reconstructing the cult of Dizang (Jizo) in medieval China. The array of evidence it studies is particularly impressive, covering elite and popular texts, as well as visual...
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