Origins and Development of Pure Land Buddhism by Mark L. Blum
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Origins and Development of Pure Land Buddhism
By Mark L. Blum

The Origins and Development of Pure Land Buddhism

A Study and Translation of Gyonen's Jodo Homon Genrusho

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Origins and Development of Pure Land Buddhism by Mark L. Blum

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In this book, Mark Blum offers a critical look at the thought and impact of the late 13th-century Buddhist historian Gyonen (1240-1321) and the emergent Pure Land school of Buddhism founded by Honen (1133-1212). Blum also provides a clear and fully annotated translation of Gyonen's Jodo homon genrusho, the first history of Pure Land Buddhism.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195125245
ISBN-10: 019512524X
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 165mm x 40mm)
Pages: 204
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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