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Author Bingenheimer, Marcus,
Title Island of Guanyin : Mount Putuo and its gazetteers / Marcus Bingenheimer.
Imprint New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, [2016]

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Subject Buddhist temples -- China -- Putuo Shan Island.
Putuo Shan Island (China) -- Description and travel.
Putuo Shan Island (China) -- History.
Description 1 online resource
Summary 'Island of Guanyin' explores how Mount Putuo, one of the most popular Buddhist sites in China, has been depicted in a particular genre - the temple or mountain gazetteer.
Contents Cover; Island of Guanyin; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction; The Site and Its Gazetteers; Historical Overview; Chapter 1 "We Confucians"-​Prefaces and Postscripts; Exhibit 1: We Confucians; Exhibit 2: Buddhist Rhetoric Toward Confucianism; Exhibit 3: The Late Ming Revival of Mount Putuo as Hidden in Prefaces and Postscripts; Exhibit 4: Yang Yongjian on Confucianism, Buddhism, and Death (c. 1698); Conclusion; Chapter 2 Landscape and Map-​Visual Representations of Mount Putuo; Exhibit 1: The Earliest Map of Mount Putuo (c. 1350)
Exhibit 2: The Maps in the Hou-​Tu Gazetteer (1590)Exhibit 3: The "Twelve Views of Putuo" in the Qiu-​Zhu Gazetteer (c. 1705); Conclusion; Chapter 3 Foundation Legends and Miracle Tales; Exhibit 1: Origins; Exhibit 2: Apparitions of Guanyin at the Tidal Sound Cave; Exhibit 3: The Miraculous Recovery of Mr. Wang; Exhibit 4: Zhu Jin "On Apparitions" (c. 1700); Conclusion; Chapter 4 Elements of Landscape: Stay, Copy, Move, and Vanish; Exhibit 1: Stay-​The Tidal Sound Cave; Exhibit 2: Copy-​Fayu Temple and Brahma Voice Cave; Exhibit 3: Move and Vanish-​The Sudhana Cave; Conclusion
Chapter 5 People, BiographiesExhibit 1: Zhenxie Qingliao (1088-​1151) as First Abbot of Mount Putuo; Exhibit 2: Huang Dalai (d. 1690) and Lan Li (1649-​1720) as Patrons of the Early Qing Revival; Exhibit 3: Yitang Xinming (1655-​1745) and Bie'an Xingtong (1661-​1717) as Favored by the Kangxi Emperor; Conclusion; Chapter 6 Inscriptions; Exhibit 1: Shi Hao's Verse Inscription on a Vision of Guanyin (1148 ce); Exhibit 2: Zhou Yingbin's Inscription for the "Three Masters of the Inner Palace" (c. 1607)
Exhibit 3: Kangxi's Inscription "For the Fayu Temple on Mount Putuo in the Southern Sea" (1704)Exhibit 4: Sun Yat-​sen: "An Unexpected Event on Mount Putuo" (1916); Conclusion; Chapter 7 The Poetic Landscape of Mount Putuo; Exhibit 1: Three Poems by Wu Lai (c. 1324); Exhibit 2: Tu Long's "Twelve Famous Views of Mount Putuo" (c. 1589); Exhibit 3: Zhou Yingbin's Poem for Abbot Rujiong (1607); Exhibit 4: The Twelve Views in Zhu Defeng's "The Famous Sights of Putuo" (1830); Conclusion; Chapter 8 Travelers and Pilgrims
Exhibit 1: Xu Jing's "Route Book of the Embassy sent to Koryo in the Xuanhe Era" (1123)Exhibit 2: Hou Jigao's "An Account of a Journey to Mount Putuo" (1588); Exhibit 3: Xiancheng's "Knowing the Paths of Pilgrimage" (1826); Conclusion; Conclusion; Things Learned; Things Obscured; Conventions and Abbreviations; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
ISBN 9780190456214 (electronic bk.)
0190456213 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 945735985
Additional Format Print version: Bingenheimer, Marcus. Island of Guanyin. New York : Oxford University Press, [2016] 9780190456191 (DLC) 2015034121 (OCoLC)933274061