The Impact of Buddhism on Chinese Material Culture

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The Impact of Buddhism on Chinese Material Culture - Kieschnick, John

From the first century, when Buddhism entered China, the foreign religion shaped Chinese philosophy, beliefs, and ritual. At the same time, Buddhism had a profound effect on the material world of the Chinese. This wide-ranging study shows that Buddhism brought with it a vast array of objects big and small--relics treasured as parts of the body of ...

The Impact of Buddhism on Chinese Material Culture 2003, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691096766

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The Impact of Buddhism on Chinese Material Culture 2003, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691096759

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