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Buddhism in Taiwan

religion and the state, 1660-1990

by Charles Brewer Jones

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Published by University of Hawai"i Press in Honolulu, HI .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Taiwan,
  • Taiwan.
    • Subjects:
    • Buddhism -- Taiwan -- History.,
    • Religion and state -- Taiwan.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-256) and index.

      StatementCharles Brewer Jones.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBQ649.T32 J65 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 259 p. ;
      Number of Pages259
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL370982M
      ISBN 100824820614
      LC Control Number98031740

      Taking a comparative approach, this fieldwork-based study explores the lives and thoughts of Buddhist nuns in present-day Taiwan and Sri Lanka. The author examines the postcolonial background and its influence on the modern situation, as well as surveying the main historical, economic, and social factors which influence the position of nuns in. A listing of different Chinese Buddhist reference books, their provenance and contents. Jim Breen's WWWJDIC Japanese-English Dictionary Server Searchable dictionary, automatic translation, with several dictionary databases to choose from, one of which is a selection of entries from the Digital Dictionary of Buddhism (above).

      "We are a Buddhist Foundation based in Taipei city, Taiwan. For many years, we have been printing Dharma books, which we distribute free of charge to interested individuals and organizations all over the world. Buddhist eBooks and Dharma Talks - Free Download at Buddhist Books and Dharma Talks in PDF / Plus Audio and Video Downloads "These ebooks and Dharma talks are free to read, listen, watch" ' Years of Buddhism' - Editor: Prof. T.V. Bapat.

        Buddhism is a religion that was founded by Siddhartha Gautama (“The Buddha”) more than 2, years ago in India. With about million followers, scholars consider Buddhism one of the major. Jones is the author is several articles and books, including Buddhism in Taiwan: Religion and the State , which was a foundational work in the field and the first history of its type to be published in any language. Now, Jones is once again breaking new ground with this study of Chinese Pure Land Buddhism, which is the first book in.


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Buddhism in Taiwan is the first work in a Western language to examine the institutional and political history of Chinese Buddhism in Taiwan. Tracing Buddhism's development on the island from Qing times through the late s, it seeks to shed light on the ways in which changing social circumstances have impacted Buddhist thought and by: Buddhism in Taiwan: Religion and the State, Hardcover – July 1, by Charles Brewer Jones (Author)Author: Charles Brewer Jones.

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Subjects: Buddhism -- Taiwan. Buddhism. Taiwan. More Buddhism in Taiwan book this: Similar Items. This book offers a detailed survey of three of the most important Buddhist organizations in Taiwan: the Buddhist Association of the Republic of China (BAROC), the Buddha Light Mountain (or Foguanshan) monastic order, and the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Association (or Ciji).

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For example, Mr. Chou-shuan-de established the first Buddhist association in the national Taiwan University for the college students. Later on, a lot of colleges took this example and set up associations among students to learn Buddhism. At present, almost all universities in Taiwan have Buddhist associations on campus.

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In his introduction to "Buddhism in Taiwan: Religion and the State, ," published in by the University of Hawaii Press, Charles Brewer Jones states that the study originated within the growth of Taiwan studies as a field of inquiry in its own right.

Chapter one deals with Buddhism's arrival on Taiwan with successive waves of Chinese immigration, encompassing both "orthodox" Buddhism and the folk religion known as zhaijiao or "vegetarian religion." Chapters two and three take up the story with the cession of Taiwan to Japan in and deal with developments in Taiwan Buddhism during the fifty years of.

This book offers a detailed survey of three of the most important Buddhist organizations in Taiwan: the Buddhist Association of the Republic of China (BAROC), the. In this, the first English-language book on Taiwanese women and Buddhism, author Elise Ann DeVido introduces readers to Taiwan’s Buddhist nuns, but also looks at the larger question of how Taiwan’s Buddhism shapes and is shaped by women--mainly nuns but also laywomen, who like their clerical sisters flourish in that country.

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Taiwan is a key focus for Camphor Press, and we’re delighted to offer this selection of books about this fascinating country. A disputed island with a history of colonialism, uprisings, waves of immigration, and now renown as a technology giant, Taiwan is home to vibrant, chaotic cities and serene mountain escapes, tropical beaches, and both Chinese and indigenous culture.

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