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Buddhist Nuns, Monks, and other Worldly Matters
Author Schopen, Gregory (著)
PublisherUniversity of Hawaii Press
Publisher Url
LocationHonolulu, HI, US [檀香山, 夏威夷州, 美國]
SeriesStudies in the Buddhist Traditions
Content type書籍=Book
AbstractBuddhist Nuns, Monks, and Other Worldly Matters: Recent Papers on Monastic Buddhism in India is the fourth in a series of collected essays by one of today's most distinguished scholars of Indian Buddhism. In these articles Gregory Schopen once again displays the erudition and originality that have contributed to a major shift in the way that Indian Buddhism is perceived, understood, and studied.
Table of contentsCHAPTER I The Urban Buddhist Nun and a Protective Rite for Children in Early North India (pp. 3-22)
CHAPTER II On Emptying Chamber Pots without Looking and the Urban Location of Buddhist Nunneries in Early India Again (pp. 23-46)
CHAPTER III On Incompetent Monks and Able Urbane Nuns in a Buddhist Monastic Code (pp. 47-72)
CHAPTER IV Separate but Equal: Property Rights and the Legal Independence of Buddhist Nuns and Monks in Early North India (pp. 73-94)
CHAPTER V On the Legal and Economic Activities of Buddhist Nuns: Two Examples from Early India (pp. 95-118)
CHAPTER VI The Buddhist Nun as an Urban Landlord and a “Legal Person” in Early India (pp. 119-130)
CHAPTER VII A New Hat for Hārītī: On “Giving” Children for Their Protection to Buddhist Nuns and Monks in Early India (pp. 131-156)
CHAPTER VIII On Some Who Are Not Allowed to Become Buddhist Monks or Nuns: An Old List of Types of Slaves or Unfree Laborers (pp. 157-172)
CHAPTER IX Making Men into Monks (pp. 175-193)
CHAPTER X Counting the Buddha and the Local Spirits In: A Monastic Ritual of Inclusion for the Rain Retreat (pp. 194-223)
CHAPTER XI The Buddhist “Monastery” and the Indian Garden: Aesthetics, Assimilations, and the Siting of Monastic Establishments (pp. 224-250)
CHAPTER XII On Monks and Menial Laborers: Some Monastic Accounts of Building Buddhist Monasteries (pp. 251-275)
CHAPTER XIII A Well-Sanitized Shroud: Asceticism and Institutional Values in the Middle Period of Buddhist Monasticism (pp. 276-310)
CHAPTER XIV The Buddhist Bhikṣu’s Obligation to Support His Parents in Two Vinaya Traditions (pp. 311-332)
CHAPTER XV On Buddhist Monks and Dreadful Deities: Some Monastic Devices for Updating the Dharma (pp. 333-358)
CHAPTER XVI Celebrating Odd Moments: The Biography of the Buddha in Some Mūlasarvāstivādin Cycles of Religious Festivals (pp. 361-389)
CHAPTER XVII Taking the Bodhisattva into Town: More Texts on the Image of “the Bodhisattva” and Image Processions in the Mûlasarvâstivâda-vinaya (pp. 390-403)
CHAPTER XVIII The Learned Monk as a Comic Figure: On Reading a Buddhist Vinaya as Indian Literature (pp. 404-431)
CHAPTER XIX On the Underside of a Sacred Space: Some Less Appreciated Functions of the Temple in Classical India (pp. 432-448)
INDEX OF TEXTS (pp. 451-454)
INDEX OF SUBJECTS (pp. 455-460)
Back Matter (pp. 461-465)
ISBN9780824838812 (平裝本); 9780824838805 (精裝本)
Created date2022.10.13
Modified date2022.10.13

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