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Living karma : the religious practices of Ouyi Zhixu

Author: Beverley Foulks McGuire
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2014.
Series: The Sheng Yen series in Chinese Buddhist studies
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Zhixu; Zhixu; Zhixu
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beverley Foulks McGuire
ISBN: 9780231168021 0231168020
OCLC Number: 885429848
Description: Seiten cm.
Contents: Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Karma as a Narrative Device in Ouyi's Autobiography 2. Divination as a Karmic Diagnostic 3. Repentance Rituals for Eliminating Karma 4. Vowing to Assume the Karma of Others 5. Slicing, Burning, and Blood Writing: Karmic Transformations of Bodies Conclusion Appendix 1. A Translation of Ouyi's Autobiography Appendix 2. A Map of Ouyi's Life Notes Glossary of Terms, People, Places, and Titles of Texts Bibliography Index
Series Title: The Sheng Yen series in Chinese Buddhist studies
Responsibility: Beverley Foulks McGuire.

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Living Karma is a study of the way the inner world of a leading Buddhist monk was shaped by his belief in karma, focusing on Ouyi Zhixu, perhaps the most important Chinese monk of the seventeenth Read more...

 
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