Living Karma

Living Karma

for $ 29.99

29.99 Living Karma

Ouyi Zhixu (1599–1655) was an eminent Chinese Buddhist monk who, contrary to his contemporaries, believed karma could be changed. Through vows, divination, repentance rituals, and ascetic acts such as burning and blood writing, he sought to alter what others understood as inevitable and inescapable. Drawing attention to Ouyi's unique reshaping of religious practice, Living Karma reasserts the significance of an overlooked individual in the modern development of… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Columbia University Press (August 26, 2014)

Collection: The Sheng Yen Series in Chinese Buddhist Studies

Format: EPUB

File size: 20 MB

Protection: Watermark

Language: English

Look for similar items