Esoteric Buddhism and the Tantras in East Asia

Esoteric Buddhism and the Tantras in East Asia

Henrik H. Sørensen, Richard K. Payne, Charles D. Orzech


almost certainly, it was once the shape of Buddhism categorized Esoteric Buddhism that had the best geographical unfold of any kind of Buddhism. It left its imprint not just on its local India, yet some distance past, on Southeast Asia, relevant Asia, together with Tibet and Mongolia, in addition to the East Asian nations China, Korea and Japan. not just has Esoteric Buddhism contributed considerably to the advance of Buddhism in lots of cultures, however it additionally facilitated the transmission of spiritual artwork and fabric tradition, technological know-how and know-how. This quantity, the results of a world collaboration of 40 students, presents a accomplished source on Esoteric Buddhism and the Tantras of their chinese language, Korean, and eastern contexts from the 1st few centuries of the typical period correct as much as the current. members comprise: Barbara Ambrose, Anna Andreeva, Sarah Aptilon, Ian Astley, Clemente Beghi, Heather Blair, William Bodiford, Chen Jinhua, Paul Copp, Ronald M. Davidson, Lucia Dolce, Athanasios Drakakis, Donald Drummond, Ruth Dunnell, Jay Ford, David Gardiner, Rolf Giebel, Robert M. Gimello, David grey, Elizabeth ten Grotenhuis, Nobumi Iyanaga, George Keyworth, Martin Lehnert, Hun Y. Lye, Shinya Mano, Richard M. McBride, Laura Meeks, Regan Murphy, Charles D. Orzech, Richard okay. Payne, Klaus Pinte, Fabio Rambelli, Thierry Robouam, James Robson, Brian Ruppert, Neil Schmid, Gaynor Sekimori, Shen Weirong, Henrik H. S rensen, Mark Unno, Pamela Winfield

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