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The eminent monk

Buddhist ideals in medieval Chinese hagiography

by John Kieschnick

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Published by University of Hawai"i Press in Honolulu .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Monastic and religious life (Buddhism) -- China -- History,
    • Buddhist monks -- China,
    • Priests, Buddhist -- China,
    • Religious biography -- China -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Kieschnick.
      SeriesStudies in East Asian Buddhism ;, 10, Studies in East Asian Buddhism ;, no. 10
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBQ6160.C6 K54 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 218 p. ;
      Number of Pages218
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL660143M
      ISBN 100824818415
      LC Control Number97005496

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