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The Power of the Buddhas: The Politics of Buddhism During the Koryo Dynasty (918-1392)
Buddhism in medieval Korea is characterized as 'State Protection Buddhism', a religion whose primary purpose was to rally support (supernatural and popular) for and legitimate the state. In thisExpand
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Views on Buddhist Precepts and Morality in Late Koryŏ
The general consensus on Buddhism in the late Kory period is that it was corrupt and too enmeshed in political affairs for its own good. However, the main sources to support this view are theExpand
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Death and Burial in Medieval Korea
Translator’s Introduction