2 people associated buddhas and bodhisattvas with

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Unformatted text preview: itual code, ecclesiastical community, scriptures. 2. People associated Buddhas and bodhisattvas with powers of native spirits/deities (kami). Perceived “Benefits” (riyaku 利利 ). 3. What Buddhism offered: Rituals: cremation; thwart disasters. New cosmology: karma/rebirth. Salvific way: suggestions of nirvana. 4. How Buddhism made meaningful? Tales of karmic retribution + Buddhist wonders. Lineages: Scholastic, functionaries. Charismatic persons: hijiri (holy ones 利 )—sometimes even bodhisattvas. 利利 利利利利利利 (Images of historical persons who became h...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2014 for the course RLST 110 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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