Hua-Yen Buddhism: the jewel net of Indra – Download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or view presentation slides online. Cook, Francis H. Published Hua-Yen Buddhism has 41 ratings and 8 reviews. Mike said: I love the Huayen vision, and this book is a lovely introduction to s Cook, now an ad. And yet the many things do not hinder each other. In his book Hua-yen Buddhism : The Jewel Net of Indra (Pennsylvania State University Press.
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The Buddha in the Avatamsaka Sutra ‘s 30th book states a similar idea:. If we now arbitrarily select one of these jewels for inspection and look closely at it, we will discover that in its polished surface there are reflected all the ibdra jewels in the net, infinite in number.
Thus, Professor Cook presents a valuable sequel to Professor Chang’s pioneering work. The Flower Ornament School was developed in Buddhissm in the late 7th and early 8th centuries as an innovative interpretation of Indian Buddhist doctrines in the light of indigenous Chinese presuppositions, chiefly Taoist. My library Jeweo Advanced Book Search. This individual jewel can immediately reflect the image of every other jewel.
Not for a novice–well, not for an intermediate for that matter.
Arianna rated it it was amazing Aug 15, The net was one of the weapons of the sky-god Indra, used to snare and entangle enemies. The Flower Ornament School was developed in China in the late 7th and early 8th centuries as an innovative interpretation of Indian Buddhist doctrines in the light of indigenous Chinese presuppositions, chiefly Taoist.
That being said, it’s not overly confusing and their are some quite simple analogies which are easy to grasp. Lists ot This Book. Daniel Scharpenburg rated it really liked it Apr 16, The Part and the Whole. Joshua rated it it was amazing Sep 04, Brandon Lott rated it liked it Sep 15, I love the Huayen vision, and this book is a lovely introduction to it. The inverse is also understood in the same way.
I won’t go ihdra the details of the philosophy here, because I have a long entry on my blog going into the details: Views Read Edit View history. Account Options Sign in. Hua-yen Buddhism strongly resembles Whitehead’s process philosophy, and has stron Hua-yen is regarded as the highest form of Buddhism by most modern Japanese and Chinese scholars.
In other projects Wikiquote. Refresh and try again. This great world is the power net of mighty Indra, greater than the great. The concept jrwel emptiness is also gone into in detail, and it makes so much more sense now in the context of Indra’s net and the relationships between everything in the universe. Connor rated it really liked it Jan 27, Writing in The SpectatorSarah Burton explains hua-yne Brook uses the metaphor, and its interconnectedness.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Hua-yen is a cosmic ecology, which views all existence as an organic unity, so it has an obvious appeal to the modern individual, both students and layman.
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Thus, in each and uua-yen hair there are an infinite number of lions Trivia About Hua-Yen Buddhism According to Goudriaan, the speaker pretends to use a weapon of cosmical size.
This page was last edited on 29 Augustat Return to Book Page. Feb 22, T. A good slim read. For the book by Rajiv Malhotra, see Indra’s Net book. Contents The Jewel Net of Indra. To ask other readers questions about Hua-Yen Buddhismplease sign up. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Thus, Professor Cook presents a valuable sequel to Professor Chang’s pioneering work. Howard rated it it was amazing Apr 15, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. A clearly and beautifully written introduction to Huayan Buddhism.
Because of the clarity of the jewels, they are all reflected in and enter into each other, ad infinitum. This book is a description and analysis of the Chinese form of Buddhism called Hua-yen or Hwa-yeaKndra Ornament, based largely on one of the more systematic treatises of its third patriarch.
Because within each jewel are present all jewels. MercuryPitchforks rated it really liked it Aug 12, Alison rated it liked it May 29, Aesthetics of Change Bradford P.
Not only that, but each hua-uen the jewels reflected in this one jewel is also reflecting all the other jewels, so that there is an infinite reflecting process occurring. The Jewel Net of Indra.