Seeing Chen-Yen Buddhism: Traditional Scholarship and the Vajrayāna in China

  title={Seeing Chen-Yen Buddhism: Traditional Scholarship and the Vajrayāna in China},
  author={Charles D. Orzech},
  journal={History of Religions},
  pages={87 - 114}
  • C. Orzech
  • Published 1 November 1989
  • Art
  • History of Religions
and concrete meanings are perhaps best encompassed by the translation "essence of enlightenment." 60 T. 1320:21.478b-479a. Ju-i here means the will to accomplish one's aims. It is often symbolized by a scepter or a gem. 61 T. 1320:21.479b-479c. 62 T. 1320: 21.480a-c. 63 T. 1320:21.480c-482a. 108 History of Religions Vajrasattva.64 Appended to the manual is "The writ on the 10 sorts of lonely hun [spirits]."65 This brief examination of the rites for the salvation of hungry ghosts shows that, as… 
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A comparison of the rites outlined above with those in Boltz (n. 43 above) and in Lagerwey clearly reveals a difference, especially in the internal "yogic" practice of the two systems; see Lagerwey
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On ko-i, see Ch'en
    This begs the question of ritual efficacy
      De Visser is one exception
        Kalinowski discusses this in detail, and one cannot help but think that its sexual overtones were an added attraction to the Vajrayana teachers