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Death and the afterlife in Japanese Buddhism

Author: Jacqueline Ilyse Stone; Mariko Namba Walter
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For more than a thousand years, Buddhism has dominated Japanese death rituals and concepts of the afterlife. The nine essays in this volume, ranging chronologically from the tenth century to the present, bring to light both continuity and change in death practices over time. They also explore the interrelated issues of how Buddhist death rites have addressed individual concerns about the afterlife while also  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Death and the afterlife in Japanese Buddhism.
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)609093899
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline Ilyse Stone; Mariko Namba Walter
ISBN: 0824832043 9780824832049
OCLC Number: 213407351
Description: x, 382 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Mukaekō : practice for the deathbed / Sarah Johanna Horton --
With the help of "good friends" : deathbed ritual practices in early medieval Japan / Jacqueline I. Stone --
Beyond death and the afterlife : considering relic veneration in medieval Japan / Brian O. Ruppert --
Collective suicide at the funeral of Jitsunyo : mimesis or solidarity / Mark L. Blum --
At the crossroads of birth and death : the blood pool hell and postmortem fetal extraction / Hank Glassman --
Funerary Zen : Sōtō Zen death management in Tokugawa Japan / Duncan Ryūken Williams --
The structure of Japanese Buddhist funerals / Mariko Namba Walter --
The price of naming the death : posthumous precept names and critiques of contemporary Japanese Buddhism / Stephen G. Covell --
The orthodox heresy of Buddhist funerals / George J. Tanabe Jr.
Responsibility: edited by Jacqueline I. Stone and Mariko Namba Walter.

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For more than a thousand years, Buddhism has dominated Japanese death rituals and concepts of the afterlife. This title contains nine essays that bring to light both continuity and change in death  Read more...

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