Essays Tagged: "Chinese Buddhism"

Visitng the Hsi Lai Buddhist Temple.

Shan, meaning Buddha's Light Mountain, which is the largest monastery in Taiwan. This is a Mahayana Chinese Buddhism monastic order where in China, consists of 8 different schools; Tian-Tai, Pure Land ... spiritual and cultural center for those who are interested in learning more about Buddhism and the Chinese culture. Its objectives are to nurture Buddhist missionaries by education and to use cultura ...

(3 pages) 50 0 4.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

The Influence of Chinese Culture on Buddhism

The Influence of Chinese Culture on BuddhismBuddhism was originally developed in India and brought to China over the ... n dynasty was in a state of chaos and Confucianism was being discredited by some intellectuals. The Chinese people therefore came to identify Confucianism with the failing dynasty, and sought a new id ... popular in China. Interest took several centuries to grow because of Buddhism's incongruities with Chinese thought, as well as translation problems (Sanskrit to Chinese). Because Buddhism first enter ...

(6 pages) 182 3 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Sylabbus Notes on Conflict in Indochina

Nationalism in Indochina•Vietnamese had a fierce sense of nationalism as they fought to oppose Chinese imperialism in 938, 1257, in the 1280s, in 1406 and 1788•Vietnamese resented outsiders ... erilla warfare as their traditional tactic in their struggle against invading empires•However, Chinese cultural influences were left in Vietnam. Chinese form of writing, Chinese Buddhism and the ...

(5 pages) 16 0 4.3 Jun/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Buddhism in China

s looking to spread the word of Buddhism. After this and the interest in the religion began to grow Chinese emperors commissioned journeys into India so that original texts could be collected and even ... dia so that original texts could be collected and eventually translated from the native Sanskrit to Chinese. (Edkins 6) When talking about original texts it is important to note that there were no imp ...

(7 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism