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survey of public and popular Buddhism and Buddhist temples in Taiwan

Fu-ch"Гјan Hsing

survey of public and popular Buddhism and Buddhist temples in Taiwan

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture, Buddhist,
  • Temples, Buddhist -- Taiwan,
  • Buddhism -- Taiwan

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Fu-Chuan Hsing.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN8193.T28 H84
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 491 leaves :
    Number of Pages491
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14768048M

    The term is more widely known in the West in its Japanese variant, Zen. The use of the Chinese languages was forbidden at school and Japanese became the only medium of instruction. It had a de facto monopoly as the only official representative of Buddhism in Taiwan. Joshi remarked [10]. At the end of last summer I sold my little retreat, ZenRiver Gardens, and part of the clearing up process has been finding new homes for the poetry books from the small library.

    During the Qing dynasty the situation of Buddhism in Taiwan was similar to that of other backwaters in South China. There was also a revival, during the final two centuries, of Pure Land Buddhism. There may be variations across history and regions, local influences but some motifs persist to help identify them. After internment ended, some members returned to the West Coast and revitalized churches there, while a number of others moved to the Midwest and built new churches. One can suggest, one can indicate, but one can't really describe.

    After fifty years of proselytising there were only about 28, Taiwanese who were officially registered with Japanese Buddhist institutions. There are a Thai and a Burmese temple in Taipei, but it seems mainly to cater to the overseas communities of these countries. To this end, the study is divided into three parts on a chronological basis, dealing in turn with the Ming and Ching dynasties in one chapter, the Japanese colonial period in two chapters, and what is titled "From Retrocession to the Modern Period" The four are: Foguang Shan based near Gaoxiong. It also published two periodicals, one in Japanese and one in English.


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