The Identity between the Purport of the Perfect and Esoteric Teachings

The agreement of Tendai Perfect teachings of the Lotus Sutra and Esoteric Buddhism is one of the hallmarks of Japanese Tendai. I trace this idea from Indian sources such as the Dazhidulun to China in works by Zhiyi, Zhanran, and Yixing, finally ending in Japan with a number of figures such as Saichō...

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Published in:Japanese journal of religious studies
Main Author: Ōkubo, Ryōshun 1954-
Other Authors: Groner, Paul (Translator)
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: [2014]
In:Japanese journal of religious studies
Year: 2014, Volume: 41, Issue: 1, Pages: 83-102
Further subjects:B Vajrayana
B Wisdom
B Nirvana
B Religious Studies
B Wheel of Dharma
B Subtlety
B Dharma
B Bodhisattva
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Summary:The agreement of Tendai Perfect teachings of the Lotus Sutra and Esoteric Buddhism is one of the hallmarks of Japanese Tendai. I trace this idea from Indian sources such as the Dazhidulun to China in works by Zhiyi, Zhanran, and Yixing, finally ending in Japan with a number of figures such as Saichō and Annen. In doing so, I explore how the terms and their nuances gradually changed.
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