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Folk-Buddhist sects

Folk-Buddhist sects

a structure in the history of Chinese religions


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Published .
Written in English

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Statementby Daniel L. Overmyer.
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 40395 (B)
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 348 leaves.
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2162487M
LC Control Number88893747

MILLENARIANISM AND MILLENARIAN MOVEMENTSLike most religious traditions, Buddhism has an understanding of time, both cyclic and linear, and a developed tradition of thought concerning the eventual end of the world. Within Buddhism, this tradition centers around the person of Maitreya bodhisattva, who was identified early on as the future successor to Śākyamuni Buddha. The Yijing is essentially a book of wisdom for personal and administrative guidance, used since at least the seventh century B.C.E.. However, from the sixth century B.C.E. on commentaries were written to amplify the earliest level of the text, and by the first century C.E. there were seven such levels of exposition, some quite philosophical in. Overmyer. His Folk Buddhist Religion: Dissenting Sects in Late Traditional China (Cambridge, MA, )4 was the first Western language work to provide a systematic introduction to the new religions (sects) of the late Ming and early Qing. The primary sources for this study are precious scrolls from which the author quotes at length throughout.

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Folk Buddhist religion: dissenting sects in late traditional China. [Daniel L Overmyer] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Daniel L Folk-Buddhist sects book. Find more information about: An outline history of the white lotus tradition -- Other groups: an introduction to the White Cloud and Lo sects -- Patterns of Folk Buddhist religion: beliefs and.

FOLK RELIGION: FOLK BUDDHISM Religious traditions are, by their Folk-Buddhist sects book nature, complex. One the one hand, the symbolize the highest aspirations of the human mind and spirit; on the other, they sanctify and give meaning to the most ordinary Folk-Buddhist sects book commonplace human needs and activities.

The complexity of religion and its functions have been analyzed in various ways. Daniel L. Overmyer FRSC (born ) is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Asian Studies and the Centre for Chinese Research at the University of British Columbia, Overmyer's publications have concerned Chinese popular thought, religion, Folk-Buddhist sects book culture; popular religious sects of the late Folk-Buddhist sects book and modern periods and their texts; and local rituals and beliefs Folk-Buddhist sects book in villages.

The third part of the book (chaps. pp. ), which in my view is the most Folk-Buddhist sects book, deals with beliefs, myths, leadership, scriptures, and ritual of folk Buddhist sects.

Citing widely from the pao-chüan ("precious scrolls", i.e. sectarian scriptures), Overmyer analyzes the creation myth of the Eternal. religious features of the major folk Buddhist sects of late traditional China-the White Lotus Society, the White Cloud and the Lo Sects-with which the book deals.

In his subtitle the author makes clear that he is dealing primarily with "late traditional China"-roughly the last years of the empire.

Search this site: Humanities. Architecture and Environmental Design; Art History. Folk Buddhist Religion by Daniel L Overmyer,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(6). Overmyer, Daniel L.Folk Buddhist religion: dissenting sects in late traditional China / Daniel L.

Overmyer Harvard University Press Cambridge, Mass Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. Meanwhile, the emergence in Song times (l) of folk Buddhist sects combining “piety with politics and rebellion” cast further suspicion on the Buddhist faith and led to further state.

Daniel L. Overmyer, Folk Buddhist Religion: Dissenting Sects in Late Traditional China Kenneth K. Chen, The Chinese Transformation of Buddhism () Sengzhao, Chao Lun: The Treatises of Seng-chao, Folk-Buddhist sects book. Liebenthal ()Author: Michael Kicey. Folk Buddhist religion: dissenting sects in late traditional China.

Cambridge MA: Harvard U. Press. WEBSTER, James The kan ying pien: book of rewards and punishments. Shanghai: Presbyterian Mission Press. The picture shows a Folk-Buddhist sects book tract printing shop. (reproduced from Carusp. ) Return to top. A Bilingual Graduated Course on the Fundamental Teachings of Lord Buddha for Senior Elementary Classes Book 1.

By: Hui, Miss Pitt Chin alias Chye Hong (Compiled and Translated by) Folk Buddhist Religion Dissenting Sects Folk-Buddhist sects book Late Traditional China. Folk-Buddhist sects book Overmyer, Daniel L. Price: $ The foqu tradition not only has been integrated with folk tradition but also has sometimes been introduced into the imperial court, where it could be transformed into a new genre.

During the Tang dynasty (), for example, a considerable amount of Buddhist music, both vocal and instrumental, was brought from western Asia to the court and became a part of court music. Folk Buddhist Religion 作者: Daniel L. Overmyer 出版社: Harvard University Press 副标题: Dissenting Sects in Late Traditional China 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装.

Falun Gong looks even more like a religion because of its use of folk Buddhist discourse to interpret its physical-spiritual healing exercises.

The other name for Falun Gong is Falun Dafa, which literally means the “Dharma Wheel Great Dharma.”Dharma is the Buddhist term both for cosmic law and for the doctrines taught by the Buddha that.

Daniel L. Overmyer is the author of Religions of China ( avg rating, 29 ratings, 4 reviews, published ), Folk Buddhist Religion ( avg rating, /5. The book offers a comprehensive introduction to the main branches of the Buddhist tradition in both the Mahayana and Theravada schools, including the Madhyamika school, the Yogacara school, Pure Land devotionalism, Tibetan Tantric Buddhism, Zen Buddhism, and village folk Buddhist traditions.3/5(1).

The recent growth and renewal of Buddhism, espe-cially in the West, is a phenomenon of the last half century and is likely to increase into the 21st century. The interlacing of Buddhism and Christianity seems to be a growing fashion at the folk religion level. The clouding of differences between Buddhism and.

Book review Full text access Folk Buddhist religion, dissenting sects in late traditional China: Daniel L. Overmyer, Harvard University Press, ISBN pp. £ Overmyer, Daniel L. Folk Buddhist Religion: Dissenting Sects in Late Traditional China.

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, P'u Wen-ch'i (ed.) Chung-kuo min-chien mi-mi tsung-chiao tz'u-tien. Ch'eng-tu: Ssu-ch'uan Tz'u-shu Ch'u-pan-she, Soo, Khin Wah. A Study of the Yiguan Dao (Unity Sect) and its Development in Peninsular.

Folk Buddhist movements that worshipped and awaited Maitreya are recorded at least back to the years between and (6th century). A notorious event was the rebellion led by monk Faqing from Jizhou City, then Northern Wei, in the name of a "new Buddha".

Later, Maitreyan beliefs developed conspicuously outside the boundaries of Buddhism. Chinese folk religion is the religious tradition of the Han people, including veneration of forces of nature and ancestors, exorcism of harmful forces, and a belief in the rational order of nature which can be influenced by human beings and their rulers as well as spirits and gods.

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A flower metaphor highlights these resources and roles and their functional interrelatedness and also underscores that we are talking about an organic self-regulating system.

Here is is how the Sasana as I’ve just described it maps onto the parts of the flower: The stem that supports the blossom is the Path, which leads to Awakening.; The leaves and roots are the the Buddhist community.

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Reprint, Paris, This old book is the most complete description in a Western language of Japanese Buddhist sects, particularly the three derived from the Hīnayāna. Hajime, Nakamura. Indian Buddhism: A Survey with Bibliographical. His first book, Folk Buddhist Religion: Dissent-ing Sects in Late Traditional China (Harvard University Press, ) intro-duced Western scholars to the role of popular sectarianism in Chinese reli-gious history.

He broadened our view of these religious movements in many subsequent publications, of which I should mention the book he co-authored. This chapter talks about Continental China and the account of recent work in the rapidly developing area of social history.

It begins at a high level of generality by asserting that the Chinese revolution of the twentieth century has differed from all other national revolutions in two respects: the greater size of the population and the greater comprehensiveness of the changes it has by: 3.

This collection offers fresh perspectives on Sino-Western cultural relations, with particular regard to the experience of Christianity in China. The contributors include authorities from China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan), Europe (including Russia and Eastern Europe), and North America.

myer, Folk Buddhist Religion. Dissenting Sects in Late Traditiona/ China. (Harvard East Asian Series ) Cambridge, Mass. Susan Naquin, Millenarian Rebellion in China.

The Eight Trigrams Uprising of New Haven/London 3 Daniel L. Overmyer () Folk Buddhist Religion: Dissenting Sects in Late Tradi-tional China. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. See also Susan Naquin () Millenarian Uprising in China: Th e Eight Trigrams Uprising of New Haven: Yale University Press.

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It also includes sections on comparative methodology and historical comparisons, as well as. Taizu's announcement that the Mandate of Heaven has passed to him, from the Veritable Records, is translated in Daniel Overmyer, Folk Buddhist Religion: Dissenting Sects in Late Imperial China (Cambridge: Harvard UP, ), p.

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