Search Type
  • All
  • Subject
  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Series Title
Search Title

Download

Personal Salvation and Filial Piety

Two Precious Scroll Narratives of Guanyin and Her Acolytes

Personal Salvation and Filial Piety( )
Translator: Idema, Wilt L.
Series title:Kuroda Classics in East Asian Buddhism Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8248-3215-5
Publication Date:Feb 2008
Publisher:University of Hawaii Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $52.00
Book Description:

The Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara was a handsome prince when he entered China. As Guanyin, the bodhisattva was venerated from the eleventh century onward in the shape of a beautiful woman who became a universal savior. Throughout the last millennium, the female Guanyin has enjoyed wide and fervid veneration throughout East Asia and has appeared as a major character in literature and legend. In one tale, Guanyin (as the princess Miaoshan) returns from the dead after being executed by...
More Description

Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Buddhism / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.2 x 9.1 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1.1 Pounds



Featured Books

Meditations
Aurelius, Marcus
Paperback: $14.99
The Interrogation
Cook, Thomas H.
Electronic book text: $17.99
Meditations
Aurelius Marcus
Hardback: $72.00

Rate this title:

Select your rating below then click 'submit'.






I do not wish to rate this title.