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Early Kamakura Buddhism

a minority report

by Robert E. Morrell

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Published by Asian Humanities Press in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Buddhism -- Japan -- History -- 1185-1600.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert E. Morrell ; with a foreword by Minoru Kiyota.
      SeriesNanzan studies in religion and culture
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBQ687 .M67 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 187 p., [6] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages187
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2412658M
      ISBN 100895818493
      LC Control Number87070058

      Heian Buddhism and Shinto-Buddhist syncretism helped lay the foundation for the widespread propagation of Buddhism among the masses in the 13th century. See From Court to Commoner Buddhism in the Kamakura Period. NOTE: Art historians typically divide the Heian Era into two periods, the Early Heian (+) and the Late Heian (+). The. Buddhism in Japan has been practiced since its official introduction in CE according to the Nihon Shoki from Baekje, Korea, by Buddhist monks. Buddhism has had a major influence on the development of Japanese society and remains an influential aspect of the culture to this day.. In modern times, Japan's popular schools of Buddhism are Pure Land Buddhism, Nichiren Buddhism, Shingon Buddhism.

      The Lotus Sūtra (Sanskrit: Saddharma Puṇḍarīka Sūtra, lit. 'Sūtra on the White Lotus of the True Dharma') is one of the most popular and influential Mahayana sutras, and the basis on which the Tiantai, Tendai, Cheontae, and Nichiren schools of Buddhism were established. According to British professor Paul Williams, "For many East Asian Buddhists since early times, the Lotus Sutra. p. CHAPTER XXIII. The Buddhism of Kamakura. Kamakura is connected with Yoritomo and the Regents of the Hōjō family. Yoritomo, the first of the Minamoto Shōguns (–), was the son of that Yoshitomo who, after leaguing himself with the Taira against his own clan, and bearing arms against his own father, ended by breaking with the Taira for their want of gratitude, and perished.

      To some extent, Japanese Buddhism can be thought of as a series of imports from China. Over the centuries, starting as early as C.E., both lay devotees and monks traveled to the mainland, bringing back with them layer after layer of Buddhist teachings . Japan S Iconographical Material Covers Buddhism, Shintoism And A Few Other Smaller Sects In That Country. Yet Buddhist Iconography Sculptural And In Painting Constitutes By Far The Greatest In Number And Variety. Further, Again, Wood Sculpture In That Land Of Wood-Yielding Vegetation, Forms The Greater Measure Of Iconographic Material. In Fact, Japan Is Not So Fortunate In The Availability .


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Early Kamakura Buddhism by Robert E. Morrell Download PDF EPUB FB2

All in all, then, "Early Kamakura Buddhism: A Minority Report" is a groundbreaking book that's still great and of major importance well after the ground's been broken, an indispensable volume in the personal library of anyone interested in Japanese Buddhism. As Myoe might say, just the way a book should by: Early Kamakura Buddhism Book Description: This study of the smaller, ancient sects within Buddhism during the Kamakura period is a much needed addition to the works dealing with the history and religions of Japan.

Early Kamakura Buddhism. A Minority Report. Robert E. Morrell. New York: Crossroad, Our view of Kamakura Buddhism rests largely on interpretations by the heirs of its successful innovators— the Zen, Nichiren, and Pure Land movements— while the Establishment is represented merely as the hostile background against which our currently accepted heroes of the age had to struggle to create.

All in all, then, "Early Kamakura Buddhism: A Minority Report" is a groundbreaking book that's still great and of major importance well after the ground's been broken, an indispensable volume in the personal library of anyone interested in Japanese Buddhism.

As Myoe might say, just the way a book 5/5. Buddhism has had a long and illustrious history in Japan, but it was in the Kamakura period that Buddhism in Japan came into full flower. The forms of Buddhism that emerged at that time – Pure Land, Zen, and Nichiren – were largely responsible for the dissemination of Buddhist beliefs and practices throughout Japanese by: 2.

The essays in this collection are an interdisciplinary examination of various aspects of Buddhism during the Kamakura era, including religious practice, literature, and institutional history. They work toward a synchronic historiography and thus provide a broader understanding and appreciation of the complexity and richness of Buddhism during.

Book Description: The essays in this collection are an interdisciplinary examination of various aspects of Buddhism during the Kamakura era, including religious practice, literature, and institutional history.

They work toward a synchronic historiography and thus provide a broader understanding and appreciation of the complexity and richness. In the Kamakura period, Myoe Shonin () was a leader of Nara Buddhists who sought to revitalize traditional Buddhism in Japan.

In his teaching, Myoe specially emphasized the value of the visions that could be achieved through meditation; and in his practice, he kept and occasionally illustrated a diary of his own visions and significant night s: 2.

Re Visioning Kamakura Buddhism Book Description: The essays in this collection are an interdisciplinary examination of various aspects of Buddhism during the Kamakura era, including religious practice, literature, and institutional history.

They work toward a synchronic historiography and thus provide a broader understanding and appreciation. The book begins as a biography, but gradually expands into exploring how modern historians explore Kamakura-Era Buddhism, and seeks to question commonly held assumptions with very careful analysis, extensive textual evidence, and fresh, modern studies by other neglected s: 2.

This chapter reflects on the significance of Jōkei's life, thought, and practice in light of contemporary interpretations of Kamakura Buddhism. Undoubtedly the most studied period in Japan's religious history, the Kamakura era and the medieval period more broadly have continued to challenge scholars seeking a coherent understanding of the transitions and the new forms of Buddhism that emerged.

This is the first book-length study in any language of Jō kei (), a prominent Buddhist cleric of the Hossō (Yog=ac=ara) school, whose life. The essays in this collection are an interdisciplinary examination of various aspects of Buddhism during the Kamakura era, including religious practice, literature, and institutional history.

They work toward a synchronic historiography and thus provide a broader understanding and appreciation of the complexity and richness of Buddhism during the Kamakura era and of Japanese Buddhism as a whole.

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Read as many books as you like (Personal use) and Join Over Happy Readers. We cannot guarantee that every book is in the library. Jain Publishing Company, Inc. publishes college textbooks, professional and scholarly references, as well as books for the general readership. It also distributes selected books, audio, and video products published by others, related to its areas of interest.

Asian Humanities Press is an imprint of Jain Publishing Company with a focus on languages, literature, cultures, philosophies and. The Kamakura period (鎌倉時代, Kamakura jidai, –) is a period of Japanese history that marks the governance by the Kamakura shogunate, officially established in in Kamakura by the first shōgun, Minamoto no period is known for the emergence of the samurai, the warrior caste, and for the establishment of feudalism in Japan.

--Robert E. Morrell, author of Early Kamakura Buddhism: A Minority Report "To say that James Ford's Jokei and Buddhist Devotion in Early Medieval Japan is an important contribution to the study of medieval Japanese Buddhism is not a mere commonplace.

It fills a long-standing lacuna in both Japanese and western language s: 2. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Morrell, Robert E. Early Kamakura Buddhism. Berkeley, Calif.: Asian Humanities Press, See Georgej. Tanabe jr., Myoe the Dreamkeeper: Fantasy and Knowledge in Early Kamakura Buddhism (Cambridge: Harvard University, ).

See Re- visioning “Kamakura” Buddhism, ed. Richard K. Payne (Honolulu: University of Hawaii. This is the first book-length study in any language of Jō kei (), a prominent Buddhist cleric of the Hossō (Yogācāra) school, whose life bridged the momentous transition from Heian () to Kamakura () Japan.

Kamakura Buddhism has drawn notable scholarly attention, largely because it marks the emergence of new schools-Pure Land, Nichiren, and Zen-that came to. The older Buddhist sects, such as Shingon, Tendai, and the early schools of the Nara period, continued to thrive through the Kamakura period and even experienced some measure of revival.

However, the older schools were partially eclipsed as the newer Kamakura schools increased in popularity and found followers among the new Kamakura government.Jokaku (上覚) - Jokaku ( - October, ) was a Buddhist monk of the Shingon Sect from the late Heian period to the early Kamakura period.

Jokei (貞慶) - Jokei (J - March 3, ) was a Buddhist monk in the Hosso Sect in the early Kamakura period.This is the first book-length study in any language of J&#; kei (), a prominent Buddhist cleric of the Hoss&#; (Yog=ac=ara) school, whose life bridged the momentous transition from Heian () to Kamakura () Japan.

"Kamakura Buddhism" has drawn notable scholarly.