On the Relation of Chinese Buddhist Tantrism and the Tian-Tai School

Philosophy and Culture 25 (5):451-460 (1998)

Han Chuan between Tendai Tantric and the combination of body generally said to be a complementary relationship. That adorned the roof often will close all secret technique used to promote anger Law Act to expand the impact of this case, while the roof line of thinking so dense broker Youyi Tantric敎clarify meaning. Tiantai has a secret within the secret law passed by the surgery, but also popular with the modern woman so close to the gods of worship敎. Meanwhile, the roof of a multi-phase that is, the concepts of harmony Sandi Han Yi Chuan tantric敎influential. In敎sub-cultivation method and other aspects, there are many similarities between the two. A combination of both and also the harmony of Chinese culture and the cultural environment of southern various factors. Result of the combination of the roof is mainly to take to increase the attractiveness of the people; of esoteric terms is more conducive to being accepted by the local literati. This aim of this paper is to explore the unification of Chinese Vajrayana Buddhism and the Tien Tai School and the essence that comes from the combination. The Foreign School uses the Tian Tai Theories in elucidation of its doctrines, while the Tian Tai School propagates Buddhadharma with tantric mantra and magic. This unification is partly due to the Chinese tradition of "yuanrong" and partly to the prevalence of shamanistic practices south of the Chang Hang, The result of this doctrinal manage was the extension and increase in influence of Tian Tai and a greater acceptance of the sinozized Vajrayanan Buddhism by intellectuals
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