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Buddhist Studies November 3, 2020

Shinra Myojin and Buddhist Networks of the East Asian 'Mediterranean'

Shinra Myojin and Buddhist Networks of the East Asian “Mediterranean” (University of Hawaii Press, 2020) is a fascinating study of the transcultural underpinnings of Medieval East Asian Buddhist traditions with an emphasis on Shinra Myōjin, a deity integral to the institutional development of the Medieval Japanese Tendai faction, the Jimon. It demonstrates the linkage between continental Buddhist Culture and Buddhism in Medieval Japan through the intersectionality of various subjective and …
East Asian Studies July 28, 2020

From the Mountains to the Cities

A History of Buddhist Propagation in Korea

Mark A. Nathan

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From the Mountains to the Cities A History of Buddhist Propagation in Korea (University of Hawaii Press, 2018), written by Mark A. Nathan, is a history of P’ogyo (Buddhist Propagation) …
East Asian Studies March 31, 2020

Women and Buddhist Philosophy

Engaging Zen Master Kim Iryŏp

Jin Y. Park

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Women and Buddhist Philosophy: Engaging Zen Master Kim Iryŏp (University of Hawaii Press, 2017) by Jin Y. Park, professor of philosophy and religion at American university, is an account of …