10-6 Buddhism's Arrival

10-6 Buddhism's - Greg J Gallagher 6 October 2006 1 Buddhism's Arrival and Spread(300-600 C.E a Buddhism's potential commonalities with certain

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Greg J. Gallagher 6 October 2006 1) Buddhism’s Arrival and Spread (300-600 C.E.) a) Buddhism’s potential commonalities with certain Chinese beliefs b) Buddhism in the North—Elite Popular c) Buddhism in the South—examples of apologetic dialogues d) Impact On Elite Culture i) On Art ii) On Thought iii) On Confucianism iv) Daoism broadens the borders of known world (1) Travel, pilgrimage and trips to India e) Impact on Local Culture i) Features of Chinese local, “popular” religion, new deities, new powers to deal with in their community, new paths for their own future 2) Searching for Links Between Buddhist and Chinese Beliefs a) Karma—retributive destiny in the form of transmigration— b) This was similar in many ways ming(4) fen(4)—matching concepts c) Buddhist concepts of altruism, purity, and morality—had similar correlations in Chinese society d) The monastic life of Buddhism not that different from Daoist respect for the wise man who retires from public life, cut off from the world
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10-6 Buddhism's - Greg J Gallagher 6 October 2006 1 Buddhism's Arrival and Spread(300-600 C.E a Buddhism's potential commonalities with certain

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