Interactions with Japanese Buddhism - Explorations and Viewpoints in Twentieth Century Kyōto - Michael Pye

Interactions with Japanese Buddhism - Explorations and Viewpoints in Twentieth Century Kyōto - Michael Pye

18. The Concept of the Pure Land

Interactions with Japanese Buddhism - Explorations and Viewpoints in Twentieth Century Kyōto - Michael Pye

Kaneko Daiei † [+-]
Otani University
A Japanese Buddhist philosopher who studied with Kiyozawa Manshi, Kaneko Daiei (1881-1976) taught for several years at Ōtani University. In 1928 he was excommunicated from Jodo Shinshu for having charged the organization with materialism but a decade later his excommunication was overturned.

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This essay written in 1925 in Japanese, displays a distinctly modern orientation, as the author explores the relationship between myth and consciousness and assumes the abandonment of religious naivety.

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Daiei †, Kaneko. 18. The Concept of the Pure Land. Interactions with Japanese Buddhism - Explorations and Viewpoints in Twentieth Century Kyōto. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 173-182 Nov 2012. ISBN 9781908049193. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=28539. Date accessed: 09 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.28539. Nov 2012

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