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Author Lopez, Donald S., Jr., 1952-
Title Hyecho's journey : the world of Buddhism / Donald S. Lopez Jr. With Rebecca Bloom, Kevin Carr, Chun Wa Chan, Ha Nul Jun, Carla Sinopoli, and Keiko Yokota-Carter.
Imprint Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2017.

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Author Lopez, Donald S., Jr., 1952-
Subject Buddhism.
Buddhist pilgrims and pilgrimages.
Buddhism -- History.
Buddhist legends.
Buddhism in art.
Alt Name Bloom, Rebecca.
Carr, Kevin Gray, 1974-
Chan, Chun Wa.
Jun, Ha Nul.
Sinopoli, Carla M.
Yokota, Keiko.
Ohio Library and Information Network.
Description 1 online resource
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: tracing Hyecho's route -- Dunhuang: the discovery of the pilgrim's account -- Silla: the birthplace of the pilgrim -- At sea: the pilgrim sails for the holy land -- Kuśinagara: the Buddha enters Nirvana -- Vulture peak: two Buddhas seated side by side -- Bodh Gayā: the Buddha attains enlightenment -- Lumbinī: the Buddha is born -- Śrāvastí: city of the Buddha's miracles -- Sāṃkāśya: the Buddha descends from heaven -- Gandhāra: past lives of the Buddha -- Arabia: Buddhism encounters islam -- Wutaishan: the pilgrim passes away
Access Available to OhioLINK libraries
Summary "This book is an introduction to Buddhism told as the story of the Korean pilgrim Hyecho, who traveled through the Buddhist world during its eighth-century golden age. Lopez tells the story of Hyecho's journey, along the way introducing key elements of Buddhism--its basic doctrines, monastic institutions, relationship to Islam, and importance of pilgrimage
Note Print version record
ISBN 9780226518060 (electronic bk.)
022651806X (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1011587888
Additional Format Print version: Lopez, Donald S., Jr., 1952- Hyecho's journey. Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2017 9780226517902 (DLC) 2017013158 (OCoLC)975860391.

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