The Doctrines of Perfect Teaching in Ch'eng-kuan's Introduction to his Commentary on the Hua-yen-ching
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of the Center for Buddhist Studies 3 (331):349 (1998)
Ch'eng-kuan (738-839), the fourth patriarch of the Hua-yen school devided the introduction -- titled Hsüan-t'an -- to his commentaries on Hua-yen-ching into ten sections. These sections can be found in his predecessors' commentaries on Hua-yen-ching, but the names and the succesion of the ten sections are different in their works. Ch'eng-kuan made two significant changes in his system: 1. the tripiṭaka and the teachings are placed side by side in the second section 2. the division of doctrines is taken from the ninth section to the third, next to the tripiṭaka and teachings. Moreover, Ch'eng-kuan was the first who attempted to give reasons for the succesion of ten sections. He starts from the Buddhist teaching in general and arrives at the explication of the text of the sūtra. This must be the reason why he placed the division of doctrines right after the discussion of different branches of Buddhist teaching.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Thomas Cleary (1983). Entry Into the Inconceivable: An Introduction to Hua-Yen Buddhism. University of Hawai'i Press.
Kwangsoo Park (2003). A Comparative Study of the Concept of Dharmakaya Buddha: Vairocana in Hua-Yen and Mahavairocana in Shingon Buddhism. International Journal of Buddhist Thought and Culture 2:305-331.
Whalen Lai (1980). The I-Ching and the Formation of the Hua-Yen Philosophy. Journal of Chinese Philosophy 7 (3):245-258.
Jin Y. Park (2003). Living the Inconceivable: Hua-Yen Buddhism and Postmodern Différend. Asian Philosophy 13 (2 & 3):165 – 174.
Francis Cook (1984). The Dialogue Between Hua-Yen and Process Thought. The Eastern Buddhist 17 (2):12-29.
Peter Gregory (1983). Chinese Buddhist Hermeneutics: The Case of Hua-Yen. Journal of the American Academy of Religion 51 (2):231-249.
Hsien du (2006). Development of The Hua-Yen School During the Tang Dynasty. Hua-Yen Lotus Association.
Hua Ching Ni (1996). From Diversity to Unity: Return to the One Spiritual Source. Seven Star Communications.
Ming-Wood Liu (1981). The P’an-Chiao System of the Hua-Yen School in Chinese Buddhism. T’Oung Pao 67 (1-2):10-47.
Zhenji Zhang (1972). The Buddhist Teaching of Totality. London,Allen & Unwin.
Kang-Nam Oh (2000). The Taoist Influence on Hua-Yen Buddhism: A Case of the Sinicization of Buddhism in China. Chung-Hwa Buddhist Journal 13.
Robert Gimello (1976). Chih-Yeh and the Foundations of Hua-Yen Buddhism. Dissertation, Columbia University
Francis Cook (1977). Hua-Yen Buddhism: The Jewel Net of Indra. Pennsylvania State University Press.
Whalen Lai (1984). Process Metaphysics and Hua-Yen Buddhism. Idealistic Studies 14 (3):278-278.
Added to index2011-08-30
Total downloads12 ( #280,232 of 1,792,900 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #345,622 of 1,792,900 )
How can I increase my downloads?