Susan Andrews / Jinhua Chen / Cuilan Liu (eds.)
Rules of Engagement
Medieval Traditions of Buddhist
HAMBURG BUDDHIST STUDIES 9
2017; 522 Seiten
Recent years have seen heightened interest in the ritual, juridical, and generally practical aspects of the Buddhist tradition. The contributions to Rules of Engagement build on this trend while venturing beyond the established boundaries
of discourse in specialized academic disciplines, presenting state-of-the-art research on the vinaya in all of its breadth and depth. They do so not only by tracing Buddhist textual traditions but also by showcasing the vast variety of practices that are the object of such regulations and throw a new light on the social implications such protocols have had in South, Central, and East Asia.