Buddhism In Far East Asia
Buddhism has a large number of followers in some countries of Far East Asia especially Japan, Korea, China and Mongolia.Different forms of Buddhism are in use in these countries like the Zen Buddhism in Japan.History of Buddhism in Far East Asian countries,Development of Buddhism,Riruals and cultures of Buddhism in these countries and other aspects of Buddhism are the theme of this book.Various kinds of customs and traditions are followed by Buddhists in thses countries and these are covered in this book.Apart from these topics, the book starts with chapter on Buddhism in Far East Asia.Buddhism in countries like Japan, Korea, China, Mongolia etc.has been given as separate chapters.These topics are covereds elaborately in this book which will be very useful for the students.
Dr Arvind Kumar Singh
Dr. Arvind Kumar Singh did his MA. M Phil; and Ph D in Buddhist Studies from Delhi Univerisity. Presently he is teaching MA and M Phil students at the Department of Buddhist Studies in University of Delhi from where he has obtained all his higher degrees. Along with the teaching assignment, he is also involved in other department activates like assisting the editors of the Departmental journal named Buddhist Studies and due to his hard work and commitment towards this, the department has been able to publish there departmental journal and two more journals are about to be written a book named Animls in Early Buddhism (2006) and co-edited a textbook named A Textbook of the History of Theraveda Buddhism (2007). He has also compiled a book named Researches in Buddhist Studies: A Descriptive Bibliography. He has presented many research articles and the National conference and fue of them have been published in different journals of repute.
Preface V Chapter-1: Far East Asia: An Introduction --Pg. 1 Chapter-2: Buddhism in Far East Asia --Pg. 10 Chapter-3: Buddhism in China --Pg. 21 Chapter-4: Buddhism in Japan --Pg. 56 Chapter-5: Buddhism in Korea --Pg. 120 Chapter-6: Buddhism in Mongolia --Pg. 239 Chapter-7: Buddhism in Taiwan and Hong Kong --Pg. 262 Chapter-8: Buddhism in Central Asia and Russia --Pg. 267 Bibliography --Pg. 279 Index --Pg. 283