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Eminent nuns : women Chan masters of seventeenth-century China / Beata Grant.

Author/Creator:
Grant, Beata, 1954-
Publication:
Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 241 p. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Buddhist nuns -- China -- Biography.
Monastic and religious life (Zen Buddhism) -- China.
Zen Buddhism -- China -- History -- 17th century.
Contents:
Setting the stage: seventeenth-century texts and contexts
Images of nuns in the writings of seventeenth-century monks
The making of a woman Chan master: Qiyuan Xinggang
Qiyuan Xinggang as abbess, dharma teacher, and religious exemplar
Passing on the lamp: the dharma successors of Qiyuan Xinggang
From Hengzhou to Hangzhou: Jizong Xingche
From wise mother to Chan master: Baochi Jizong
Reviving the worlds of literary Chan: Zukui Jifu
From Beijing to Jiangnan: Ziyong Chengru.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-235) and index.
ISBN:
9780824832025 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0824832027 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
213407339