A Hermeneutic Approach to the Lotus Sutra —On Tiantai Zhiyi’s Work, The Profound Meaning of the Lotus Sutra

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A Hermeneutic Approach to the Lotus Sutra —On Tiantai Zhiyi’s Work, The Profound Meaning of the Lotus Sutra

Post by tkp67 » Sat Nov 16, 2019 1:58 am

http://enlight.lib.ntu.edu.tw/FULLTEXT/ ... 390858.pdf
Abstract:
The actual founder of the Tiantai Buddhist School – Zhiyimade a great contribution to the development of Chinese Buddhism. In his masterpiece,
The Profound Meaning of the Lotus Sutra, he presented his philosophical system of Buddhism, a comprehensive picture of the Buddhist doctrines and practices, with his Five Sections as an exegetic device to interpret the Lotus Sutra. This paper outlines the whole structure of this work in order to explore how his system of Buddhism is presented through his hermeneutic approach and to deepen our understanding of his philosophy.

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