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jewel in Indra"s net

Antonino Forte

jewel in Indra"s net

the letter sent by Fazang in China to Ŭisang in Korea

by Antonino Forte

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Published by Scuola di Studi sull"Asia Orientale, Istituto Italiana di Cultura in Kyoto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fazang.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Antonino Forte.
    SeriesItalian School of East Asian Studies occasional papers -- 8
    ContributionsFazang., Istituto Italiano di Cultura (Kyoto, Japan)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21438925M

    Far, far away, in the abode of the great god Indra, king of heaven, hangs a wondrous vast net, much like a spider's web in intricacy and loveliness. It stretches out indefinitely in all directions. At each node, or crossing point, of the net hangs a single glittering jewel. One Jewel in Indra’s Net: A Conversation with Buddhist Chaplain Jamie Kimmel Gesshin Claire Greenwood | September 9, I sat down with IBS alumnus Jamie Kimmel to discuss practice, chaplaincy, and how Buddhism can inform pastoral care.

    texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top Hua-yen Buddhism: the jewel net of Indra by Cook, Francis Harold, Publication date Topics Tripiṭaka. Sūtrapiṭaka. Indra’s Net of Jewels — Going Quantum in a 3-D World Imagine the universe as an infinite net spreading in all directions with no beginning or end. At every node is strung a multi-faceted jewel, each one reflecting all others in an ever changing cocreative flow.

    Every jewel in Indra’s Net is a microcosm of the whole net; every component is the cause of the whole and also the effect of the whole. Nothing exists outside the net. [ii] In the Hindu worldview, the only essence that ultimately exists is Brahman; Brahman is the foundation for Indra’s Net, and no jewel exists apart from Brahman. Indra's Net has a lot of the elements I like in a good book, but are hard to find in a single work. There is action to pull you in and big ideas to make you think. The politics of drugs and war are timely even though the setting is Southeast Asia in Reviews: 2.


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Francis H. Cook Hua-yen is regarded as the highest form of Buddhism by most modern Japanese and Chinese scholars. This book is a description and analysis of the Chinese form of Buddhism called Hua-yen (or Hwa-yea), Flower Ornament, based largely on one of the more systematic treatises of its third patriarch.

The metaphor of Indra's Jeweled Net is attributed to an ancient Buddhist named Tu-Shun ( B.C.E.) who asks us to envision a vast net that: at each juncture there lies a jewel; each jewel reflects all the other jewels in this cosmic matrix.

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Indra's Net: Defending Hinduism's Philosophical Unity is a book by Rajiv Malhotra, an Indian-American author, philanthropist and public speaker, published by HarperCollins. The book is an appeal against the thesis of neo-Hinduism and a defense of Vivekananda's view of Yoga and book argues for a unity, coherence, and continuity of the Yogic and Vedantic traditions of Hinduism.

Francis Harold Cook describes the metaphor of Indra’s net from the perspective of the Huayan school in the book Hua-Yen Buddhism: The Jewel Net of Indra: Far away in the heavenly abode of the great god Indra, there is a wonderful net which has been hung by some cunning artificer in such a manner that it stretches out infinitely in all directions.

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Her most recent book is Women Awakened: Stories of Contemporary Spirituality in India. This idea is communicated in the image of the interconnectedness of the universe as seen in the net of the Vedic god Indra, whose net hangs over his palace on Mount Meru, the axis mundi of Vedic cosmology and Vedic mythology.

Indra's net has a multifaceted jewel at each vertex, and each jewel is reflected in all of the other jewels. Indra's Net shoots holes in the assumption or imputation of a solid and fixed universe 'out there'.

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The Rigveda – Indra’s Net Far, far away, in the abode of the great god Indra, king of heaven, hangs a wondrous vast net, much like a spider’s web in intricacy and loveliness. It stretches out indefinitely in all directions.

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