Part II Facing West - 03:54 PartIIFacingWest Buddhism

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03:54 Part II Facing West Buddhism Buddhism is founded in India Language written in Sanskrit Got help from Kings because of the ideal of  cakravartin  which means a king  can govern well because of his pious act Earliest mention of Buddha was in “ History of the Later Han An Shigao of Parthia, southeast of the Caspian Sea, arrive in Luoyang to  translate Sanskrit texts into Chinese. Elephants was an auspicious sign, because its appearance signaled  Heaven’s approval of the emperor’s rule North Rulers The ruler who conquered Luoyang. Shi Le (274-333) belonged to one of the  tribes in Xiongnu confederation Buddhism offered non Chinese rulers an alternative to Confucianism An Lingshou founded the first nunnery Language Chinese belonged to a group of languages normally written in characters,  belongs to Sino-Tibetan
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2011 for the course CHINESE 101 taught by Professor Shen during the Spring '11 term at Nevada State College.

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Part II Facing West - 03:54 PartIIFacingWest Buddhism

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