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Published by Routledge in Abingdon, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Monasticism and religious orders, Buddhist -- China -- History,
  • Monasticism and religious orders, Buddhist -- Japan -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by James A. Benn, Lori Meeks, and James Robson.
SeriesRoutledge critical studies in Buddhism -- 53
ContributionsBenn, James A., 1964-, Meeks, Lori Rachelle, 1976-, Robson, James, 1965 Dec. 1-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ6240.C6 B83 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22853401M
ISBN 109780415489775, 9780203875711
LC Control Number2008055153

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Buddhist Monasticism in East Asia is a timely contribution to the ongoing attempts to understand a central facet of Buddhist religious practice, and will be a significant work for academics and students in the fields of Buddhist Studies, Asian Studies, and East Asian Religions. This book offers a wealth of new research and careful. Monasticism - Monasticism - Buddhism: The generic term for the Buddhist monastic order is the sangha; the terms denoting the order in all Buddhist countries are literal translations of the Indian word. Buddhism, far more than in other monastic traditions of the world—with the possible exception of Jainism—attaches central importance to the order, in part because the Buddha began every one. "Buddhist Monasticism in East Asia" is a timely contribution to the ongoing attempts to understand a central facet of Buddhist religious practice, and will be a significant work for academics and students in the fields of Buddhist Studies, Asian Studies, and East Asian Religions. (source: Nielsen Book Data). Ann Heirman Ph.D. (), Ghent University, is Professor of Buddhist Studies and Classical Chinese. She has published extensively on Chinese Buddhist monasticism and the development of disciplinary rules, including Rules for Nuns according to the Dharmaguptakavinaya (Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi, ). Carmen Meinert Ph.D. (), Ruhr-Universität Bochum, is Professor of Central Asian Religions.