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The spread of Buddhism

Author: Ann Heirman; Stephan Peter Bumbacher
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007.
Series: Handbuch der Orientalistik., Achte Abteilung,, Handbook of Uralic studies ;, v. 16.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Based on up-to-date research, this book aims at unraveling the complex factors that shaped the presence of particular forms of Buddhism in the regions to the north and the east of India. The result is a view on the mechanisms that allowed or hampered the presence of (certain aspects of) Buddhism in regions such as Central Asia, China, Tibet, Mongolia, or Korea."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Spread of Buddhism.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007
(DLC) 2007298836
(OCoLC)137334634
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Heirman; Stephan Peter Bumbacher
ISBN: 9789047420064 9047420063 9004158308 9789004158306
OCLC Number: 302416879
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 474 pages) : map.
Contents: Introduction : the spread of Buddhism / Ann Heirman and Stephan Peter Bumbacher --
The first turning of the wheel of doctrine : Sarvastivada and Mahasamghika controversy / Bart Dessein --
Buddhism in Gandhara / Siglinde Dietz --
The spread of Buddhism in Serindia : Buddhism among Iranians, Tocharians and Turks before the 13th century / Xavier Tremblay --
Greece, the final frontier? : the westward spread of Buddhism / Erik Seldeslachts --
Vinaya : from India to China / Ann Heirman --
Early Buddhism in China : Daoist reactions / Stephan Peter Bumbacher --
Tantric threads between India and China / Martin Lehnert --
The accounts of Milbon, Hyet'ong and Myongnang in the Samguk yusa / Pol Vanden Broucke / Edited by by Sem Vermeersch --
The Buddhist way into Tibet / Karenina Kollmar-Paulenz --
The later spread of Buddhism in Tibet / Sven Bretfeld --
The history of Buddhism among the Mongols / Klaus Sagaster --
The spread of Chan (Zen) Buddhism / T. Griffith Foulk.
Series Title: Handbuch der Orientalistik., Achte Abteilung,, Handbook of Uralic studies ;, v. 16.
Responsibility: edited by Ann Heirman and Stephan Peter Bumbacher.

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This book unravels some of the complex factors that allowed or hampered the presence of (certain aspects of) Buddhism in the regions to the north and the east of India, such as Central Asia, China,  Read more...
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