Buddhist Temples of Kyōto and Kamakura - Beatrice Lane Suzuki †

Buddhist Temples of Kyōto and Kamakura - Beatrice Lane Suzuki †

16 Mount Kōya

Buddhist Temples of Kyōto and Kamakura - Beatrice Lane Suzuki †

Beatrice Lane Suzuki † [+-]
Beatrice Lane Suzuki (1878-1939) was a very well informed and sensitive expositor of Mahāyāna Buddhism and the American wife of the well-known Zen Buddhist Suzuki Daisetsu. She lived in Japan for many years and came to know the leading temple centres of various Buddhist schools - especially in Kyōto and Kamakura - very well.

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This chapter is dedicated to discuss the Buddhist traditions around the mount Kōya, a place discovered by Kōbō Daishi, the founder of the Shingon sect, who saw in its mysticism an ideal place to create a temple.

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Suzuki, Beatrice Lane. 16 Mount Kōya. Buddhist Temples of Kyōto and Kamakura. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 111 - 118 Nov 2013. ISBN 9781845539214. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=21204. Date accessed: 14 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.21204. Nov 2013

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