Lay Buddhism in Contemporary Japan

Lay Buddhism in Contemporary Japan Reiyukai Kyodan - Princeton Legacy Library

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Synopsis

Basing her book on four years of field work (including interviews, a survey of 2,000 Reiyukai members, and eight months of residence with believers), she analyzes Reiyukai ancestor worship and veneration of the Lotus Sutra. She explains the enduring appeal of a religion, founded in 1919, that dedicates itself to the spread of true Buddhism" and that retains its core intact, in spite of a number of schisms.

Originally published in 1984.

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Book information

ISBN: 9780691640419
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Imprint: Princeton University Press
Pub date:
Language: English
Number of pages: 294
Weight: 567g
Height: 229mm
Width: 153mm
Spine width: 18mm