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Flower of Chinese Buddhism free pdf Beginning with the introduction of the religion into China, this chronicle depicts the evolution of Buddhism. The career and achievements of the great Kumarajiva are investigated, exploring the famed philosophical treatises that form the core of East Asian Buddhist literature. Providing a useful and accessible introduction to the influential Tien-t'ai school of Buddhism in Japan as well as the teachings of the 13th-century monk Nichiren, this examination places special emphasis on the faith of the Lotus Sutra and the major works of masters such as Hui-su, Chih-i, and Chanjan. From the early translations of the Buddhist scriptures to the persecution of the T'ang dynasty, this exploration illuminates the role of Buddhism in Chinese society, and by extension, in humanity in general.

About Daisaku Ikeda

Daisaku Ikeda is the president of the Soka Gakkai International, a lay Buddhist association pursuing the values of peace, culture, and education. He is the author of "Choose Hope", "For the Sake of Peace", and "On Being Human".

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Author : Daisaku Ikeda
Publisher : Middleway Press
Data Published : 01 December 2009
ISBN : 0977924548
EAN : 9780977924547
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 176 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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