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Contents Abbreviations of Dictionaries and Collections Conventions and Explanatory Notes List of Illustrations Chronology Introduction The Revival of Chan Buddhism in the Seventeenth Century Controversies and Chan Buddhism The Transformation of Chan Buddhism The Reinvention of the Chan Tradition Chapters and Sources Part I: The Context of Seventeenth-Century China Chapter 1. Re-envisioning Buddhism in the Late Ming From Margin to Center Ambiguous Chan Communities Chapter 2. Literati and Chan Buddhism Wang Yangming and Chan Buddhism Literati¿s Influence on Chan Monks The Advent of Chan Buddhism in Eastern Zhejiang Chapter 3. The Rise of Chan Buddhism The Rise of the Linji School The Rise of the Caodong School The Further Spread of Chan Buddhism Chan Buddhism within Seventeenth-century Chinese Society Part II: The Principle of Chan Chapter 4. Clashes among Enlightened Minds Hanyue Fazang¿s Distinction between Tathagata Chan and Patriarch Chan Hanyue Fazang¿s Encounter with Miyun Yuanwu Exchange of Polemical Essays Antagonism between Miyun¿s and Hanyue¿s Lineages Chapter 5. The Divergence of Interpretation Objectifying the Subjective Experience of Enlightenment The Mystery of the Perfect Circle: Hanyue Fazang¿s Esotericism Encounter Dialogue in Question Chapter 6. The Yongzheng Emperor and Imperial Intervention Yongzheng¿s Journey to Chan Enlightenment The Chan Society at the Imperial Court Yongzheng¿s Works on Buddhism The Emperor¿s Polemical Writing Part III: Lineage Matters Chapter 7. The Debate about Tianhuang Daowu and Tianwang Daowu in the Late Ming The Myth of the Two Daowus Summary of Major Evidences The Use of Evidence in the Debate Literati¿s Initial Discovery of the Two Daowus The Dispute about Muchen Daomin¿s Chandeng shipu Chapter 8. The Lawsuit about Feiyin Tongrong¿s Wudeng yantong The Publication of the Wudeng yantong Accusations and Responses The Intervention of Local Authorities Chapter 9. The Aftermath The Rebuilding of the Dubious Tianwang Monastery Caodong Monks¿ Continuing Efforts to Falsify the two-Daowu Theory The Debate over the Wudeng quanshu Literati¿s Involvement The Debate about the Two Daowus in Japan Part IV: Critical Analysis Chapter 10. Explaining the Rise and Fall of Seventeenth-century Chan Buddhism Textual Ideals and the Monastic Reality The Formation of Chan Textual Communities: Monks, Literati, and Rulers Institutional Implications of Dharma Transmission Chapter 11. The Pattern of Buddhist Revival in the Past Legacies of Seventeenth-century Chan Buddhism The Place of Chan in the History of Chinese Buddhism The Meaning of Buddhist Revival Revisited The Pattern of Buddhist Revival in the Past Concluding Remarks Appendix 1. Translation of Official Documents A. Huang Duanbo: "Public Notice Issued by Judge Huang Yuangong [Duanbo] at Xuedou Monastery" B. Surveillance Commissioner Lü (Li Rifang): "Investigative Remarks for Banning the Spurious Book [Wudeng] Yantong" C. "Official Notice by the Bureau of Police Chief" Appendix 2. Major Controversies in the Seventeenth Century A. The Debate over the ¿Five Superfluous Generations¿ in the Song Caodong Lineage B. The Debate over the Two Linji Monks Named Haizhou Ci in the Early Ming C. Other Controversies Related to the Linji Monks Appendix 3. Survey of Evidence Concerning the Issue of Two Daowus A. Evidence Supporting the Two-Daowu Theory B. Evidence against the Two-Daowu Theory C. Modern Scholarship on the Two-Daowu Theory References Glossary Dictionaries and Collections Bibliography
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Zen Buddhism -- China -- History -- 17th century.