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    The Five-Colored Clouds of Mount Wutai: Poems from Dunhuang

    ISBN-10: 9004184813
    ISBN-13: 9789004184817
    Author(s): Mary Anne Cartelli
    Description: In this work, Mary Anne Cartelli introduces a significant corpus of Chinese Buddhist poems from the Dunhuang manuscripts celebrating Mount Wutai. They offer important literary evidence for the transformation of the mountain into the earthly paradise  More...
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    Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
    Binding: Cloth Text 
    Pages: 200
    Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
    Weight: 1.144
    Language: English

    In this work, Mary Anne Cartelli introduces a significant corpus of Chinese Buddhist poems from the Dunhuang manuscripts celebrating Mount Wutai. They offer important literary evidence for the transformation of the mountain into the earthly paradise of the bodhisattva Mañjusri by the Tang dynasty.

    Acknowledgments
    Abbreviations
    List of Illustrations
    Ascending and Wandering: Introduction
    Sacred Mountains in Ancient China
    Dunhuang and the Dunhuang Caves
    Dunhuang Literature
    Dunhuang and Mount Wutai
    Mountains in Early Chinese Poetry
    About the Book
    The Clear and the Cold: Mount Wutai
    Early Literature on Mount Wutai
    Early Legends about Mount Wutai
    Chinese Emperors and Mount Wutai
    Ma�jusri and the Chinese Buddhist Scriptures
    The Ma�jusri-parinirvana sutra
    Mount Wutai as a Manifestation of the Buddhist Doctrine
    Early Chinese Poetry on Mount Wutai
    The Mount Wutai Poetry of the Dunhuang Manuscripts
    The Hall of the Great Sage: The Songs of Mount Wutai
    The Hall of the Great Sage
    I Ascend the Eastern Terrace
    I Ascend the Northern Terrace
    I Ascend the Central Terrace
    I Ascend the Western Terrace
    I Ascend the Southern Terrace
    The Land of Vaidurya: Eulogy on Mount Wutai
    Eulogy on Mount Wutai
    Inconceivable Light: Eulogy on Mount Wutai
    The Pure Land School
    The Pure Land Monk Fazhao
    Eulogy on Mount Wulai
    The Gold-Colored World: Eulogy on the Holy Regions of Mount Wutai
    Eulogy on the True Countenance of the Great Sage
    Eulogy on Samantabhadra
    The Eastern Terrace
    The Northern Terrace
    The Central Terrace
    The Western Terrace
    The Southern Terrace
    The Holy Region of the Vajra Grotto
    The Auspicious Stupa of King Asoka
    Eulogy on the Physical Body of Rahula
    A Vision of Sutra Recitation by the Vajra Grotto
    Word and Image: The Mount Wutai Wall Painting at Dunhuang
    Map or Painting?
    Iconography and Imagery in Cave 61
    Mountain as Icon
    Poetry as a Buddhist Matter: Conclusion
    Transmission of the Vision
    Literati Poets and Mount Wutai
    For the Purpose of Salvation
    Bibliography
    Index

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