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

  title={Seeing Chen-Yen Buddhism: Traditional Scholarship and the Vajrayāna in China},
  author={C. Orzech},
  journal={History of Religions},
  pages={87 - 114}
  • C. Orzech
  • Published 1989
  • History
  • 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… Expand
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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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