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Author Cartelli, Mary Anne

Title The five-colored clouds of Mount Wutai : poems from Dunhuang / by Mary Anne Cartelli
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2013


Description 1 online resource
Series Sinica Leidensia
Sinica Leidensia
Contents ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; CHAPTER ONE; ASCENDING AND WANDERING: INTRODUCTION; Sacred Mountains in Ancient China; Dunhuang and the Dunhuang Caves; Dunhuang Literature; Dunhuang and Mount Wutai; Mountains in Early Chinese Poetry; About the Book; CHAPTER TWO; THE CLEAR AND COLD: MOUNT WUTAI; Early Literature on Mount Wutai; Early Legends about Mount Wutai; Chinese Emperors and Mount Wutai; Mañjuśrī and the Chinese Buddhist Scriptures; The Mañjuśrī-parinirvāṇa sūtra; Mount Wutai as a Manifestation of the Buddhist Doctrine; Early Chinese Poetry on Mount Wutai
The Mount Wutai Poetry of the Dunhuang ManuscriptsCHAPTER THREE; THE HALL OF THE GREAT SAGE: SONGS OF MOUNT WUTAI; The Hall of the Great Sage; I Ascend the Eastern Terrace; I Ascend the Northern Terrace; I Ascend the Central Terrace; I Ascend the Western Terrace; I Ascend the Southern Terrace; CHAPTER FOUR; THE LAND OF VAIḌŪRYA: EULOGY ON MOUNT WUTAI; Eulogy on Mount Wutai; CHAPTER FIVE; INCONCEIVABLE LIGHT: EULOGY ON MOUNT WUTAI; The Pure Land School; The Pure Land Monk Fazhao; Eulogy on Mount Wutai; CHAPTER SIX; THE GOLD-COLORED WORLD: EULOGY ON THE HOLY REGIONS OF MOUNT WUTAI
Eulogy on the True Countenance of the Great SageEulogy on Samantabhadra; The Eastern Terrace; The Northern Terrace; The Central Terrace; The Western Terrace; The Southern Terrace; The Holy Region of the Vajra Grotto; The Auspicious Stūpa of King Aśoka; Eulogy on the Physical Body of Rāhula; A Vision of Sūtra Recitation by the Vajra Grotto; CHAPTER SEVEN; WORD AND IMAGE: The Mount Wutai WALL-PAINTING at Dunhuang; Map or Painting?; Iconography and Imagery in Cave 61; Mountain as Icon; CHAPTER EIGHT; POETRY AS A BUDDHIST MATTER: CONCLUSION; Transmission of the Vision
Literati Poets and Mount WutaiFor the Purpose of Salvation; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Summary In The Five-Colored Clouds of Mount Wutai: Poems from Dunhuang, Mary Anne Cartelli introduces a significant corpus of Chinese Buddhist poems from the Dunhuang manuscripts celebrating Mount Wutai. They offer important literary evidence for the transformation of the mountain into the earthly paradise of the bodhisattva Mañju?r? by the Tang dynasty.????
Notes Chinese poems in English translation about Mount Wutai, found among the Dunhuang manuscripts and dating to the Tang and Five Dynasties periods, with a comprehensive analysis of their context and significance
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English and Chinese
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Subject Mañjūśrī -- Poetry
SUBJECT Dunhuang manuscripts.
Dunhuang manuscripts fast
Subject 880-01 Chinese poetry -- Tang dynasty, 618-907 -- Translations into English
880-01/(Q Man⁺ёjus⁺ѓri⁺ѕ Buddhist deity) -- Poetry
Chinese poetry -- Five dynasties and the Ten kingdoms, 907-979 -- Translations into English
Buddhism -- Poetry
Buddhism in literature.
Chinese poetry -- Tang dynasty, 618-907 -- History and criticism
Chinese poetry -- Five dynasties and the Ten kingdoms, 907-979 -- History and criticism
LITERARY CRITICISM -- Asian -- General.
Chinese poetry -- Five dynasties and the Ten kingdoms
Buddhism in literature
Chinese poetry
Tang Dynasty (China)
Wutai Shan Motiv
Buddhistische Literatur
Wutai Mountains (China) -- Poetry
Dunhuang Caves (China) -- Antiquities
China -- Dunhuang Caves
China -- Wutai Mountains
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012035187
ISBN 9004241760