The Lotus Sutra in Japanese Culture

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The Lotus Sutra
in Japanese Culture

Edited by
George J. Tanabe, Jr.
and
Willa Jane Tanabe

University of Hawaii Press Honolulu

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The Lotus Sutra in Japanese Culture
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • Introduction 1
  • Notes 12
  • The Meaning of the Formation and Structure of the Lotus Sutra 15
  • The Ideas of the Lotus Sutra 37
  • The Lotus Sutra and Saichō's Interpretation of the Realization of Buddhahood with This Very Body 53
  • Notes 69
  • Pictorial Art of the Lotus Sutra in Japan 75
  • Notes 94
  • Poetry and Meaning: Medieval Poets and the Lotus Sutra 95
  • Notes 117
  • The Lotus Sutra and Politics in the Mid-Heian Period 119
  • Notes 137
  • Historical Consciousness and Hon-Jaku Philosophy in the Medieval Period on Mount Hiei 143
  • Notes 155
  • The Textualized Mountain— Enmountained Text: the Lotus Sutra in Kunisaki 159
  • Notes 187
  • Tanaka Chigaku: the Lotus Sutra and the Body Politic 191
  • Notes 207
  • The Lotus Sutra in Modern Japan 209
  • Notes 223
  • Bibliography 225
  • Contributors 231
  • Index 233
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