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Kukai and His Major Works

by Yoshito S. Hakeda

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Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Individual artists,
  • Buddhism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • East & Southeast Asian Languages,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Buddhism - General,
  • Religion / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9418715M
    ISBN 100231059337
    ISBN 109780231059336

    In , Kukai opened his School of Arts and Sciences (Shugei shuchi-in), a private institution teaching Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism to pupils of all social standing. After completing a major work, The Treatise on The Ten Stages of the Development of Mind in , Kukai became ill in He left around fifty works on esoteric Shingon doctrine. Kukai is famous of rhis spiriual work, but also for his contributions to Japanese society, sugh as founding Japan's first public schools. Kukai is arguably the most famous Buddhist figure in Japanese history, and a source of a great deal of faith and reverence among believers today. Works. book. Sangō shiiki.

    **Short answer:**read Hakeda's Kukai: Major Works several times. (see below) Long answer: Some books to look at (there are a couple others I know of that I haven't been able to see yet): Abe, Ryuichi. The Weaving of Mantra, Kukai and the Construction of Esoteric Discourse. Columbia University Press: New York, Astley-Kristensen, Ian. : kukai and his major works: kukai: : Kukai and His Major Works: Kukai: Major Works (): Yoshito S. Hakeda: Books [PDF] Books A La Carte For How Does Earth Work? Physical Geology And The Process Of Major works datasheet - scribd - read unlimited AP English: Literature and Composition.

    The great Buddhist priest Kûkai () is credited with the introduction and establishment of tantric -- or esoteric -- Buddhism in early ninth-century Japan. In The Weaving of Mantra, Ryûichi Abé examines this important religious figure -- neglected in modern academic literature -- and his profound influence on Japanese culture. Offering a radically new approach to the study of early.   Kūkai: major works: translated and with an account of his life and a study of his thought. (New York: Columbia University Press, ). [The one book that no one interested in Kukai can do without. Continues to stay in print fortunately. Probably the best biography to date, and of course Hakeda's excellent translations of Kukai's writing.


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Kukai and His Major Works by Yoshito S. Hakeda Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book tells the life of this colorful saint of the Japanese people, and presents an explanation of his thoughts and teachings. Here, the major religious writings of Kukai are translated, allowing the reader to glimpse at the depths of Japanese esoteric by:   Kukai, more commonly known by the honorific Kobo Daishi, was one of the great characters in the development of Janpanese culture.

He was active in literature, engineering, Kukai and His Major Works book, and architecture and is represented in this work in terms of his major effort--the introduction of esoteric Buddhism from China, which resulted in the formation of the Shingou sect still active in Japan.

Books on Kukai in English are few and often scholarly, and difficult to read, but Professor Hakeda's book is a look both at the life and accomplishments of Kukai, an overview of his teachings, but also translated samples of his writings/5.

Kukai, more commonly known by the honorific Kobo Daishi, was one of the great characters in the development of Janpanese culture. He was active in literature, engineering, calligraphy, and architecture and is represented in this work in terms of his major effort--the introduction of esoteric Buddhism from China, which resulted in the formation of the Shingou sect still/5.

Kūkai (空海), also known posthumously as Kōbō-Daishi (弘法大師, "The Grand Master Who Propagated the Buddhist Teaching"), –, was a Japanese Buddhist monk, civil servant, scholar, poet, and artist who founded the Esoteric Shingon or "mantra" school of n followers usually refer to him by the honorific title of Odaishisama (お大師様) and the religious name of Born:Zentsūji, Sanuki Province, Japan.

Kukai, more commonly known by the honorific Kobo Daishi, was one of the great characters in the development of Janpanese culture. He was active in literature, engineering, calligraphy, and architecture and is represented in this work in terms of his major effort--the introduction of esoteric Buddhism from China, which resulted in the formation of the Shingou sect still active in Japan.

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than Kobo Daishi Kukai. This book tells the life of this colorful saint of the Japanese people, and presents an explanation of his thoughts and teachings. Here, the major religious writings of Kukai are translated, allowing the reader to glimpse at the depths of Japanese esoteric thought.

The Weaving of Mantra: Kukai and the Construction of Esoteric Buddhist Discourse Ryûichi Abé The great Buddhist priest Kûkai () is credited with the introduction and establishment of tantric -or esoteric -Buddhism in early ninth-century Japan.

Kukai and the Construction of Esoteric Buddhist Discourse. The Weaving of Mantra explores the rhetorical strategies Kûkai employed in his works, and substantial intellectual historical analysis of Kûkai [T]his book is a monumental achievement that will fascinate students of Japanese religion and stimulate much discussion among.

Books on Kukai in English are few and often scholarly, and difficult to read, but Professor Hakeda's book is a look both at the life and accomplishments of Kukai, an overview of his teachings, but also translated samples of his writings/5(6).

Annotation Kukai, more commonly known by the honorific Kobo Daishi, was one of the great characters in the development of Janpanese culture.

He was active in literature, engineering, calligraphy, and architecture and is represented in this work in terms of his major effort--the introduction of esoteric Buddhism from China, which resulted in the formation of the Shingou sect still active in Japan.

Bibliography Primary Sources. Kūkai: Major Works Translated, with an Account of his Life and a Study of his Thought, Yoshito S. Hakeda (trans.), New York: Columbia University Press.; “Kūkai’s Sokushin-Jôbutsu-gi (Principle of Attaining Buddhahood with the Present Body),” H.

Inagaki (trans.), Asia Minor: A British Journal of Far Eastern Studies, XVII(2): – Kukai or Kobo-Daishi (ko͞o`kī, kō`bō-dī`shē), –, Japanese priest, scholar, and artist, founder of the Shingon or "True Word" sect of aristocratic birth, he studied the Chinese classics as a young man, but left the university and became a wandering ascetic, eventually making a commitment to.

Kukai () Kukai, the founder of Japanese esoteric Buddhism, was born in Zentsuji on the island of Shikoku to an aristocratic uncle, a tutor to the crown prince, also became his teacher.

As a young man, he dropped his studies of Confucius and career at court to study Buddhism, then very much a minority perspective. He was only 23 when he produced his first book, in which he.

In his pioneering book, “Kukai: Major Works” Professor Yoshito Hakeda describes Kobo Daishi’s Dharma as comprised of two disciplines - study (kyoso) and practice (jiso). In his description, these two dimensions of Shingon training are referred to as “two wheels of a.

Kūkai: Major Works, Translated, with an Account of His Life and a Study of His Thought. New York: Columbia University Press, E-mail Citation» A must for everybody interested in Kūkai, but portrays him as founder of Esoteric Buddhism in Japan.

Contains a selection of abridged translations, easily accessible to undergraduate students. Abé has made a major contribution to our understanding of the figure of Kukai, of Esoteric Buddhism, of the political, intellectual and religious situation of the Nara and early Heian periods, and of our view of medieval Japanese Buddhism as a : Columbia University Press.

Kukai, more commonly known by the honorific Kobo Daishi, was one of the great characters in the development of Janpanese culture. He was active in literature, engineering, calligraphy, and architecture and is represented in this work in terms of his major effort--the introduction of esoteric Buddhism from China, which resulted in the formation of the Shingou sect still active in Japan.

Eight.Kukai, more commonly known by the honorific Kobo Daishi, was one of the great characters in the development of Janpanese culture. He was active in literature, engineering, calligraphy, and architecture and is represented in this work in terms of his major effort--the introduction of esoteric Buddhism from China, which resulted in the formation of the Shingou sect still active i.Kukai the Universal book.

Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Start your review of Kukai the Universal: Scenes from His Life. Write a review. Jayarava rated it did not like it. Recommends it for: no one. This author is known for his historical novels. This book is more novel than historical, in fact 3/5.