9781118610336

The Wiley Blackwell Companion to East and Inner Asian Buddhism

  • ISBN 13:

    9781118610336

  • ISBN 10:

    1118610334

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 05/05/2014
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Summary

The Wiley Blackwell Companion to East and Inner Asian Buddhism combines outstanding contributions covering Buddhism as it developed and is practiced in this region. These newly-commissioned essays provide fresh scholarly perspectives on a wide range of concepts, texts, and practices.

  • Offers a comprehensive and balanced survey of Buddhism within East and Central Asia, from the time of the Buddha through to the present day
  • Provides fresh perspectives on a wide range of concepts, texts, traditions, doctrines, practices, and institutions – on topics spanning gender roles, tantric rituals, and the spread of Zen into Europe
  • Brings together cutting-edge research by an interdisciplinary and international contributor team, including historians, literature scholars, and historians, as well as those from religious studies
  • Presents a panoramic view of the extraordinary richness and variety of local Buddhist expressions and practices within Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Tibetan, cultures

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