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What is humanity's place within the universe? Bodhisattva Dharmakara made 48 vows regarding the nature of his yet-to-be Buddha-realm. Ikkyu (1394-1481), a priest of the Rinzai sect, was particularly known for his unconventional character, and he was an accomplished poet, calligrapher and painter. The contents are rather complicated (for details see AKAMATSU 1957). we have the emperor involved in every sort of esoteric ritual. Mahayana Buddhism in China was heavily influenced by the preexisting religious philosophies of Confucianism and Taoism and by the presuppositions of a culture already ancient, literate, and sophisticated by the time Buddhism was brought to it in the early centuries c.e.

Pages: 213

Publisher: Shambhala Publications (September 28, 2010)


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