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Ethical treatment of animals in early chinese buddhism : beliefs and practices / by Pu Chengzhong.

Author/Creator:
Chengzhong, Pu, author.
Publication:
Newcastle upon Tyne, [England] : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (280 p.)
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Subjects:
Buddhism -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region.
Buddhism -- China.
China -- Relations -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Through detailed discussions of several Buddhist and Chinese moral concepts and beliefs and accompanied by some edifying short stories, this book investigates three types of ethical treatment of animals in early Chinese Buddhism: the imperial bans on animal sacrifice; the early development of the two unique and living traditions of vegetarianism; and the freeing of animals. The book presents a demonstration of the early Chinese acceptance of Indian Buddhism, providing the reader with a better...
Contents:
CONTENTS; PREFACE; ABBREVIATIONS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE; CHAPTER TWO; CHAPTER THREE; CHAPTER FOUR; CONCLUSION; APPENDIX; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed April 1, 2014).
ISBN:
1-4438-5778-5
OCLC:
875097334