Lay Buddhism and Spirituality - From Vimalakirti to the Nenbutsu Masters - Michael Pye

Lay Buddhism and Spirituality - From Vimalakirti to the Nenbutsu Masters - Michael Pye

8 Ceremonies for Disciples on Mount Kōya

Lay Buddhism and Spirituality - From Vimalakirti to the Nenbutsu Masters - Michael Pye

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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In this chapter, the author discusses the ceremonies that happen at Kōya-san (Mt. Kōya), the headquarters of the Shingon Sect, there is a Shingon Ritsu (i.e. Vinaya) temple where certain ceremonies take place which are available both to priests and laymen.This temple is Entsūritsuji, popularly called Shinbessho, the head of which, Rev. Keiho Tamayama, is noted for his strict and austere life, his learning and his kindness. These ceremonies comprise the Bosatsukai, the Sanzenbutsumyō, and the Ango.

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Suzuki, Beatrice Lane. 8 Ceremonies for Disciples on Mount Kōya. Lay Buddhism and Spirituality - From Vimalakirti to the Nenbutsu Masters. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 149 - 166 Jul 2014. ISBN 9781908049155. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=22092. Date accessed: 14 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.22092. Jul 2014

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