Assimilation of Buddhism in Korea

religious maturity and innovation in the Silla Dynasty

Publisher: Asian Humanities Press in Berkeley, Calif

Written in English
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  • Korea

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  • Buddhism -- Korea -- History -- To 935.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-246) and index.

Statementedited by Lewis R. Lancaster and C.S. Yu.
SeriesStudies in Korean religions and culture ;, v. 4
ContributionsLancaster, Lewis R., Yu, Chai-Shin, 1932-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ661 .A87 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 250 p. ;
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1536047M
ISBN 100895818787, 0895818892
LC Control Number91014079

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  Western scholarship has hitherto described the assimilation of Buddhism in Korea in terms of the importation of Sino-Indian and Chinese intellectual schools. This has led to an overemphasis on the scholastic understanding of Buddhism and overlooked evidence of the way Buddhism was practiced “on the ground.” Domesticating the Dharma: Buddhist Cults and the Hwaom Synthesis.   Western Buddhism broadly encompasses the knowledge and practice of Buddhism outside of Asia in the Western world. Occasional intersections between Western civilization and the Buddhist world have been occurring for thousands of years. The first Westerners to become Buddhists were Greeks who settled in Bactria and India during the Hellenistic : Michael Kicey.

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Assimilation of Buddhism in Korea. In the process of assimilation, the Koreans adapted much of their own ways of thinking to fit more closely the teachings of Buddhism and at the same time created a form of Buddhism which was unique.

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Berkeley, Calif.: Asian Humanities Press, © Korean Buddhism is distinguished from other forms of Buddhism by its attempt to resolve what it sees as inconsistencies in Mahayana Buddhism.

Early Korean monks believed that the traditions they received from foreign countries were internally inconsistent. To address this, they developed a new holistic approach to Buddhism. This approach is characteristic of virtually all major Korean thinkers.

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This has led to an overemphasis on the scholastic understanding of Buddhism and overlooked evidence of the way Buddhism was practiced "on the ground.". In Lewis R. Lancaster and C.S. Yu, eds. Introduction of Buddhism to Korea: New Cultural Patterns. Assimilation of Buddhism in Korea book Asian Humanities Press, An, Kye-hyon.

“Buddhism in the Unified Silla Period.” In Lewis R. Lancaster and C.S. Yu, eds. Assimilation of Buddhism in Korea: Religious Maturity and Innovation in the Silla Dynasty.

Berkeley: Asian. In Assimilation of Buddhism in Korea: Religious Maturity and Innovation in the Silla Dynasty, ed. Lewis R. Lancaster and C.S. Berkeley: Asian Humanities Press.

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