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The Imagery of Emptiness in the Poetry of Wang Wei (王維 699–761)
This article explores the ways in which the imagery at work within the poetry of Wang Wei (王維 699–761) expresses Mahāyāna Buddhist notions of emptiness. I initially provide an overview of theExpand
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Abandoning All Views: A Buddhist Critique of Belief*
Naḡar̄juna (ca. 150–250) is the founder of theMadhyamaka school of Indian Buddhist philosophy and generally taken to be second in importance only to theBuddhahimself for thehistoricalExpand
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Shi Huifeng: Old School Emptiness: Hermeneutics, Criticism and Tradition in the Narrative of Śūnyatā. xviii, 326 pp. Kaohsiung: Fo Guang Cultural Enterprise, 2016. ISBN 978 957 457 399 8.
  • Rafal K. Stepien
  • Philosophy
  • Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African…
  • 1 February 2018
is disappointing in its brevity. I grant that this is a good question that is hard to answer, but, having introduced the issue in the very title, one wishes that it had been discussed in greaterExpand
A Distant Mirror: Articulating Indic Ideas in Sixth and Seventh Century Chinese Buddhism. by Lin, Chen-kuo and Radich, Michael (eds.) (2014).
A Distant Mirror is the third volume in the Hamburg Buddhist Studies series brought out by the Numata Center for Buddhist Studies at the University of Hamburg. The book as a whole, as well as eachExpand
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A Study in Sufi Poetics: The Case of ʿAṭṭār Nayshābūrī
Throughout his poetic oeuvre, Shaykh Farīd al-Dīn ʿAṭṭār Nayshābūrī (d. ca. 618/1221) repeatedly addresses the question of the relationship between literary-poetic and religio-mystical pursuits.Expand
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