Buddhist Monks and Business Matters : : Still More Papers on Monastic Buddhism in India / / Gregory Schopen.

This is the second in a series of collected essays by one of today’s most distinguished scholars of Indian Buddhism. (Publication of a third collection is planned in early 2005.) In these articles, all save one published in various places from 1994 through 2001, Gregory Schopen once again displays t...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter Asian Studies Backlist (2000-2014) eBook Package
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Ort / Verlag:Honolulu : : University of Hawaii Press, , [2004]
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Year of Publication:2004
Language:English
Series:Studies in the Buddhist Traditions
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Physical Description:1 online resource (440 p.)
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Other title:Frontmatter --
CONTENTS --
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS --
ABBREVIATIONS --
CHAPTER I .The Good Monk and His Money in a Buddhist Monasticism of “the Mahâyâna Period” --
CHAPTER II. Art, Beauty, and the Business of Running a Buddhist Monastery in Early Northwest India --
CHAPTER III. Doing Business for the Lord Lending on Interest and Written Loan Contracts in the Mûlasarvâstivâda-vinaya --
CHAPTER IV .Deaths, Funerals, and the Division of Property in a Monastic Code --
CHAPTER V .Dead Monks and Bad Debts Some Provisions of a Buddhist Monastic Inheritance Law --
CHAPTER VI. Monastic Law Meets the Real World A Monk’s Continuing Right to Inherit Family Property in Classical India --
CHAPTER VII .The Monastic Ownership of Servants or Slaves Local and Legal Factors in the Redactional History of Two Vinayas --
CHAPTER VIII .The Lay Ownership of Monasteries and the Role of the Monk in Mûlasarvâstivâdin Monasticism --
CHAPTER IX. Marking Time in Buddhist Monasteries On Calendars, Clocks, and Some Liturgical Practices --
CHAPTER X. Ritual Rights and Bones of Contention More on Monastic Funerals and Relics in the Mûlasarvâstivâda-vinaya --
CHAPTER XI. The Suppression of Nuns and the Ritual Murder of Their Special Dead in Two Buddhist Monastic Codes --
CHAPTER XII .Immigrant Monks and the Protohistorical Dead The Buddhist Occupation of Early Burial Sites in India --
CHAPTER XIII. What’s in a Name The Religious Function of the Early Donative Inscriptions --
CHAPTER XIV. If You Can’t Remember, How to Make It Up Some Monastic Rules for Redacting Canonical Texts --
INDEX OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES --
INDEX OF TEXTS --
INDEX OF SUBJECTS
Summary:This is the second in a series of collected essays by one of today’s most distinguished scholars of Indian Buddhism. (Publication of a third collection is planned in early 2005.) In these articles, all save one published in various places from 1994 through 2001, Gregory Schopen once again displays the erudition and originality that have contributed to a major shift in the way that Indian Buddhism is perceived, understood, and studied.
Format:Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
ISBN:9780824873912
9783110649772
9783110564143
9783110663259
DOI:10.1515/9780824873912
Access:restricted access
Hierarchical level:Monograph
Statement of Responsibility: Gregory Schopen.