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final exam ids 5.9.07 2 - RN103 Prof Cogan May 5 2007 Final...

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RN103 Prof Cogan May 5, 2007 Final Exam ID’s - Guanyin o the Chinese Bodhisattva of Compassion o revered as an Immortal o usually depicted as female o Lotus Sutra o one of the most influential Mahayana sutras o compiled 500 years after the death of Sakyamani Buddha o reintroduced to the human realm at the time of the Fourth Buddha Council in Kashmir o the basis on with the Nichiren sects of Buddhism were established - Upaya o Mahayana Buddhist term meaning “expedient means” o refers to something that brings you up to something (i.e. a goal) o usually refers to a means of ceasing suffering and introducing others to dharma o in the Lotus Sutra as a polemic device against earlier Buddhist traditions - Chih-i/Zhiyi o the founder of the Tiantai tradition of Buddhism in China o the first, in the history of Chinese Buddhism, to elaborate a complete classification of the Buddhist teachings o first major figure to make a break from the Indian tradition o studied and practiced on Tiantai Mountain - Tiantai o one of the many Buddhist sects of Buddhism in China and Japan
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