Origins And Development Of Pure Land Buddhism, The
Author- Blum Mark
About the Author
Mark L. Blum is at State University of New York at Albany.
Description-In this book, Mark Blum offers a critical look at the thought and impact of the late 13th-century Buddhist historian Gyonen (1240-1321) and the emergent Pure Land school of Buddhism founded by Honen (1133-1212). Blum also provides a clear and fully annotated translation of Gyonen's Jodo homon genrusho, the first history of Pure Land Buddhism.
- Hardcover: 204 pages
- Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (March 21, 2002)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 019512524X
- ISBN-13: 978-0195125245