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Lives of the Nuns: Biographies of Chinese Buddhist Nuns from the Fourth to Sixth Centuries

A Translation of the Pi-Ch"Iu-Ni Chuan

by Pao-Chang

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Published by University of Hawaii Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Black studies,
  • Buddhism,
  • Women"s studies,
  • People of Color,
  • Women In Asian Religions,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • General,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Early works to 1800,
  • Buddhist nuns,
  • Biography,
  • China

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKathryn Ann Tsai (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8161270M
    ISBN 100824815416
    ISBN 109780824815417

    Tsai, Kathryn Ann. Lives of the Nuns: Biographies of Chinese Buddhist Nuns from the Fourth to Sixth Centuries. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, h23Feminism, Women, and Buddhism in the West. Friedman, Lenore. Meetings with Remarkable Women: Buddhist Teachers in America. Boston: Shambhala, Gross, Rita. Buddhism After Patriarchy. Balkwill’s work focuses on the social, literary, and political lives of Buddhist women who lived in China between the fourth and sixth centuries. She is currently working on a book-length study of a 6 th -century Empress Dowager who—along with being a public patron of the Buddhist tradition—has been remembered as a fiercely vocal.

    Asceticism (/ ə ˈ s ɛ t ɪ s ɪ z əm /; from the Greek: ἄσκησις áskesis, "exercise, training") is a lifestyle characterized by abstinence from sensual pleasures, often for the purpose of pursuing spiritual cs may withdraw from the world for their practices or continue to be part of their society, but typically adopt a frugal lifestyle, characterised by the renunciation. The Lives of the Nuns: Biographies of Chinese Buddhist Nuns from the Fourth to Sixth Centuries - A Translation of the Pi-ch'iu-ni chuan compiled by Shih Pao-ch'ang. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press, Tsukamoto, Zenryu.

    • Review of Jacques Gemet, Buddhism in Chinese Society China Review International Kieschnick, J. ; 3 (2): - • Review of Kathryn Ann Tsai, Lives of the Nuns: Biographies of Chinese Buddhist Nuns from the Fourth to Sixth Centuries China Review International Kieschnick, J. ; 1 . 7. Tsai, Kathryn Ann. Lives of the Nuns: Biographies of Chinese Buddhist Nuns from the th Centuries. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, A translation of a sixth century text outlining the stories of 65 exemplary nuns whose determination and struggles brought them closer to enlightenment. III. Realized Beings 1. Allione, Tsultrim.


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Tsai describes the founding ofthe order of nuns in the fourth century, and highlights the dominant themes ofthe biographies: vegetarianism, the chanting ofscriptures, meditation, and so on. The attention given to the maintenance ofthe monastic regulations in these biographies is Author: John Kieschnick.

Lives of the Nuns: Biographies of Chinese Buddhist Nuns from the Fourth to Sixth Centuries: a Translation of the Pi-ch?iu-ni Chuan: Author: Baochang: Translated by: Kathryn Ann Tsai: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, ISBN: 1/5(1). "A millennium and a half ago some remarkable women cast aside the concerns of the world to devote their lives to Buddhism.

Lives of the Nuns, a translation of the Pi-ch'iu-ni chuan, was compiled by Shih Pao-ch'ang in or about A.D. and covers exactly that period when Buddhist monasticism for women was first being established in China. Read "Lives of the Nuns: Biographies of Chinese Buddhist Nuns from the Fourth to Sixth Centuries: A Translation of the Pi-ch'iu-ni chuan (review), China Review International" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips.

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Lives of the nuns: biographies of Chinese Buddhist nuns from the fourth to sixth centuries: a translation of the Biqiuni zhuan Responsibility compiled by Shi Baochang. Lives of the Nuns: Biographies of Chinese Buddhist Nuns from the Fourth to Sixth Centuries by Tsai, Kathryn Ann and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Tsai Kathryn Ann - AbeBooks Passion for books.

Sign On My Account Basket Help. This book contains the biographies of 65 Chinese women who were Buddhist monks in early China.

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Lives of the nuns: biographies of Chinese Buddhist nuns from the fourth to sixth centuries: a translation of the Biqiuni zhuan. [Baochang; Kathryn Ann Tsai].

More than a mere collection of biographies, their dates cover the period of the founding and establishing of the Buddhist monastic order for women from the early fourth century to the early sixth century. The Lives allows us to see the development of monastic life for women in China from its beginnings.

Lives of the Nuns, a collection of brief stories of notable Chinese Buddhist ordained women, comes from a world long gone and far away: China in the first flowering of Buddhism fifteen hundred years the Lives, compiled by a literary monk of that era, we have only one volume on the community of Buddhist women, the Therigatha, which reports on a time almost a thousand years.

Review of Jacques Gemet, Buddhism in Chinese Society China Review International Kieschnick, J. ; 3 (2): - ; Review of Kathryn Ann Tsai, Lives of the Nuns: Biographies of Chinese Buddhist Nuns from the Fourth to Sixth Centuries China Review International Kieschnick, J. ; 1. Book Titles 6.

Chronologies and Dating 7. Locating Classical Quotations and Texts Kathryn, of the Nuns: Biographies of Chinese Buddhist Nuns from the Fourth to Sixth Centuries. Honolulu: University. of Hawaii Press, Tuttle, Gray. Down the centuries, monastic education had been responsible for the culture and spiritualization of the Bhutanese.

Until recently, all the laws of Bhutan such as the Chayichhenmo – the Great Laws – were based on Buddhist principles and precepts drawn from the Vinaya, one of the three pitakas, or canonical texts of Buddhism.

Review of Jacques Gernet, Buddhism in Chinese Society, in China Review International, vol.3, no.2, pp Review of Kathryn Ann Tsai, Lives of the Nuns: Biographies of Chinese Buddhist Nuns from the Fourth to Sixth Centuries, in China Review International, vol.1, no.2, pp Second, authorship of the Biographies of Nuns is traditionally ascribed to Baochang, yet this important collection is not mentioned anywhere in his biography.

Even worse: there is no mention of it in the catalogues (Buddhist or non-Buddhist) at all until the early. Tsai, Kathryn Ann. Lives of the Nuns: Biographies of Chinese Buddhist Nuns from the Fourth to Sixth Centuries. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, Tsai, Shih-shan Henry.

The Eunuchs in the Ming Dynasty. Albany: SUNY Press, van Gulik, Robert Hans. Sexual Life in Ancient China. Lives of the Nuns: Biographies of Chinese Buddhist Nuns from the Fourth to Sixth Centuries.

A Translation of the Pi-ch'iu-ni chuan, compiled by Shih Pao-ch'ang by Kathryn Ann Tsai (pp. ).Rhys-Davids, Caroline Augusta Foley, and Norman, K. R. Poems of Early Buddhist Nuns (Therīgāthā). Oxford: Pali Text Society, Tsai, Kathryn Ann. Lives of the Nuns: Biographies of Chinese Buddhist Nuns from the Fourth to Sixth Centuries.

Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, Tsomo, Karma Lekshe.Lives of the Nuns. Biographies of Chinese Buddhist Nuns from the Fourth to Sixth Centuries.

by: Tsai, Kathryn Ann. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, T50n Bi qiu ni zhuan 比丘尼傳. code: e “Biographies of Buddhist Nuns” in: Lives of Great Monks & Nuns.