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Author Chen, Jinhua, 1966-

Title Philosopher, practitioner, politician : the many lives of Fazang (643-712) / by Jinhua Chen
Published Leiden, the Netherlands ; Boston : Brill, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 539 pages) : illustrations
Series Sinica Leidensia, 0169-9563 ; v. 75
Sinica Leidensia ; v. 75. 0169-9563
Contents pt. 1. A biographical reconstruction -- pt. 2. Thematic and hagiographical studies -- pt. 3. Appendixes
Summary The Buddhist master Fazang is regarded as one of the greatest metaphysicians in medieval Asia. This study aims at correcting misinterpretations and shedding light on neglected areas, opening up for discussion the various structures of medieval East Asian monastic biography
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-486) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Fazang, 643-712.
Buddhist priests -- China -- Biography.
Hua yan Buddhism -- China -- History.
Metaphysics -- History.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007298821
ISBN 1281920886
9047420004 (electronic bk.)
9789047420002 (electronic bk.)