Eminent nuns

women Chan masters of seventeenth-century China
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University of Hawai"i Press , Honolulu
Buddhist nuns -- China -- Biography, Monastic and religious life (Zen Buddhism) -- China, Zen Buddhism -- China -- History -- 17th ce
StatementBeata Grant.
GenreBiography.
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LC ClassificationsBQ9298 .G73 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 241 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19287449M
ISBN 100824832027
ISBN 139780824832025
LC Control Number2008010177

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And, until now, the role played by women in these religious developments has hardly been noted at all.

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more!Author: Beata Grant. Eminent Nuns Book Description: The seventeenth century is generally acknowledged as one of the most politically Eminent nuns book but culturally creative periods of late imperial Chinese history.

Eminent Nuns is an innovative interdisciplinary work that brings together several of these important seventeenth-century trends.

Although Buddhist nuns have been a continuous presence in Chinese culture since early medieval times and the subject of numerous scholarly studies, this book is one of the first not only to provide a detailed view of their activities at one particular moment in time, but also to.

Although Buddhist nuns have been a continuous presence in Chinese culture since early medieval times and the subject of numerous scholarly studies, this book is one of the first not only to provide a detailed view of their activities at one particular moment in time, but also to be based largely on the writings and self-representations of Buddhist nuns by: 8.

Although Buddhist nuns have been a continuous presence in Chinese culture since early medieval times and the subject of numerous scholarly studies, this book is one of the first not only to provide a detailed view of their activities at one particular moment in time (the seventeenth century), but also to be based largely on the writings and self-representations of Buddhist nuns themselves.

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Eminent Nuns is an innovative interdisciplinary work that brings together several of these important seventeenth-century trends. Although Buddhist nuns have been a continuous presence in Chinese culture since early medieval times and the subject of numerous scholarly studies, this book is one of the first not only to provide a detailed view of their activities at one particular moment in time.

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Hawai'i: University of Hawai'i Press, pp. ISBN: (hardcover). Grant's book introduces a group of women Chan masters who flourished during the brief rise of Chan Buddhism in seventeenth-century China. Nuns have often been maligned and slandered in Chinese.

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Eminent Nuns is an innovative inter-disciplinary work that brings together several of these important seventeenth-century trends. Although Buddhist nuns have been a continuous presence in Chinese culture since early medieval times and the subject of numerous scholarly studies, this book is one of the first not only to provide a detailed.

Xu Guangqi – One of the Three Pillars of Chinese was a Chinese scholar-bureaucrat, agronomist, astronomer, mathematician, and writer during the Ming dynasty.

Xu was a colleague and collaborator of the Italian Jesuits Matteo Ricci and Sabatino de Ursis and assisted their translation of several classic Western texts into Chinese, including part of Euclid's Elements.

Eminent nuns; women Chan masters of seventeenth-century China. Grant, Beata. of Hawai'i Pr. pages $ Hardcover BQ Grant (Chinese literature, religion, and women's and gender studies; Washington U., St.

Louis) profiles seven women who were recognized as chan (zen) masters in Jiangnan during the 17th century. He also refers to them all as heroes 60 eminent nuns and victors (nai jie, nai ying) and ends on a somewhat elegiac note.

Judging from this colophon, Muchen Daomin clearly regarded Qiyuan Xinggang as a legitimate Dharma successor in Miyun Yuanwu’s lineage. We Cited by: 8. 6. Eminent Nuns in Hue, Vietnam Elise Anne DeVido 7. Bhikuī Như Thanh: A Polar Star among Vietnamese Nuns Thích Nữ Như Nguyệt 8.

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It is not part of our tradition to work with koans in the formalized style that has been popularized in Zen books and is used today by some Zen lineages.

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