Eminent nuns : women Chan masters of seventeenth-century China (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Eminent nuns : women Chan masters of seventeenth-century China Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Eminent nuns : women Chan masters of seventeenth-century China

Author: Beata Grant
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, cop. 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

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...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beata Grant
ISBN: 9780824832025 0824832027
OCLC Number: 494413678
Description: 1 v. (IX-241 p.) ; 24 cm
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.
Other Titles: Setting the stage: seventeenth-century texts and contexts.
Images of nuns in the writings of seventeenth-century monks.
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.
More information:

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.