サイトマップ本館について諮問委員会お問い合わせ資料提供著作権について当サイトの内容を引用するホームページへ        

書目仏学著者データベース当サイト内
検索システム全文コレクションデジタル仏経言語レッスン博物館リンク
 
Bookmark and Share


加えサービス
書誌管理
書き出し
Kalacakra: Textual and ritual perspectives
著者 Andresen, Jensine (著)
掲載誌 Dissertation Abstracts International
巻号v.58 n.5 Section A
出版年月日1997
出版者ProQuest LLC
出版サイト https://www.proquest.com/
出版地Ann Arbor, MI, US [安娜堡, 密西根州, 美國]
資料の種類期刊論文=Journal Article
言語英文=English
学位博士
学校Harvard Divinity School
卒業年1997
ノート551p
抄録Kalacakra, "The Wheel of Time"--my dissertation investigates this tantric system of multivalent text and elaborate ritual. Utilizing an interdisciplinary methodology, I describe Kalacakra's manifestations in India, Tibet and the West, focusing on social, psychological, economic and political factors that have propelled this tradition forward. Fundamentally interested in patterns of cultural and religious transmission, I examine the manner in which potent themes inherent to both textual and ritual Kalacakra--threats of apocalypse; projections of utopia; pronouncements of curse; promises of fulfillment; and the aesthetic resonance of melothesia--have made this tradition adaptable to changing historical and cultural contexts.

Chapter I discusses role of the Dalai Lama in using the Kalacakra Empowerment as a vehicle for the globalization of Tibetan Buddhism and as a catalyst for world peace. Focused on method, Chapter II reviews recent work in the field of Translation Studies; theoretically, I combine Lawrence Venuti's discussion of "foreignizing" and "domesticating" translation strategies with Buddhist Studies' reconstructive scholarship. Chapter III surveys Kalacakra's textual history. Here I argue that the Sri Kalacakra was authored in Bengal and that Khotan served as the prototype for the "Sambhala" mentioned in Kalacakra texts. Chapter IV, based upon my preliminary translation of the third chapter of the 'Sri Kalacakra, highlights the manner in which the Tibetans reinterpreted the 'Sri Kalacakra in order to fit their own ritual and cultural parameters; this local point dovetails with my central thesis, that Kalacakra's elasticity and resilience reflects its syncretism and inclusiveness.

Chapter V provides preliminary notes on Kalacakra's history in Tibet, whereas Chapter VI describes contemporary Kalacakra enactment. As the Kalacakra tradition accommodates to One World, the role of women in the tradition is changing significantly, an issue discussed in Chapter VII. In the Postscript, Kalacakra's Cyber presence is considered, e.g., a video rendition of the empowerment served as one of ethnographic medium used in this project. Kalacakra's postmodern manifestations are harbingers of a media-intensive slippage much more fundamental than that between "text" and "ritual;" now its Fifth Element promises to replace community-based and live "sacred" encounters with videotaped initiations and Cyber gurus. Who knows.
ISBN9780591427028
ヒット数23
作成日2015.10.20
更新日期2022.03.31



Chrome, Firefox, Safari(Mac)での検索をお勧めします。IEではこの検索システムを表示できません。

注意:

この先は にアクセスすることになります。このデータベースが提供する全文が有料の場合は、表示することができませんのでご了承ください。

修正のご指摘

下のフォームで修正していただきます。正しい情報を入れた後、下の送信ボタンを押してください。
(管理人がご意見にすぐ対応させていただきます。)

シリアル番号
546786

検索履歴
フィールドコードに関するご説明
検索条件ブラウズ