Original Enlightenment and the Transformation of Medieval Japanese Buddhism
This study moves beyond the treatment of the original enlightenment doctrine as abstract philosophy to explore its historical dimension. Drawing on a wealth of medieval primary sources and modern Japanese scholarship, it places this discourse in its ritual, institutional and social contexts.
Paperback, 568 pages
Published August 1st 2003 by University of Hawaii Press
(first published October 1st 1999)
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