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by pueraeternus
Thu Jan 13, 2011 5:51 am
Forum: Zen
Topic: Pre-Buddhist Chan
Replies: 35
Views: 4561

Re: Pre-Buddhist Chan

This has nothing to do with Chinese Buddhism "absorbing indigenous beliefs", but rather in the early stages of transmission of Buddhism into China, indigenous terminology (that were familiar to Chinese readers) were used in translations of texts (Geyi). It created a rather confusing climate in the u...
by pueraeternus
Mon Sep 13, 2010 4:08 pm
Forum: Tibetan Buddhism
Topic: Akashagarbha Sutra ?
Replies: 29
Views: 5465

Re: Akashagarbha Sutra ?

M.W. Visser did an extension research on Akasagarbha, and published it in the 1930s as "The Bodhisattva Akdsagarbha (Kokuzo) in China and Japan". It's not a translation, but contains an exhaustive summary of the various Akasagarbha sutras recorded in the Taisho. I could not find any copies of it, bu...
by pueraeternus
Sun Jul 25, 2010 10:25 pm
Forum: Sūtra Studies
Topic: Abhidharmakosa study group?
Replies: 76
Views: 11270

Re: Abhidharmakosa study group?

I just chanced upon someone's blog, and he posted excellent (in my amateurish view anyway) materials on the Kosa. http://abhidharmakosa.wordpress.com/2010/05/25/hello-world/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Check out his July postings as well - he has already posted study materials on ...

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