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The ghost festival in medieval China

by Stephen F. Teiser

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Moggallāna,
    • Yü lan pʻen ching -- Criticism, interpretation, etc,
    • Ullambana,
    • Memorial rites and ceremonies, Buddhist -- China,
    • Pretas (Buddhism)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Stephen F. Teiser.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBQ5720.U6 T45 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 275 p. ;
      Number of Pages275
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2396114M
      ISBN 100691055254
      LC Control Number87025852

      Stephen F. Teiser is D.T. Suzuki Professor in Buddhist Studies and Professor of Religion. His most recent book is Readings of the Platform Sūtra (Columbia University Press, ), co-edited with Morten Schlütter. His book, Reinventing the Wheel: Paintings of Rebirth in Medieval Buddhist Temples (University of Washington Press), received the Prix Stanislas Julien, awarded by the. The Ghost Festival, also known as the Hungry Ghost Festival, or Yu Lan is a traditional Chinese festival and holiday celebrated by Chinese in many countries. In the Chinese calendar, the Ghost Festival is on the 15th night of the seventh lunar month (14th in southern China). it is a solemn holiday, the Ghost Festival represents the connections.

      The Chinese Ghost festival is a mixed Taoist/ folklore occasion that is taken very seriously by the Chinese. This festival falls on the 7th month of the Lunar Calendar and is believed by the Chinese that during this month, the gates of hell are opened to let out the . Book review: Stephen F. Teiser, The Ghost Festival in Medieval China (Princeton UP, Princeton ) Leiden Repository.   The Beating Ghost festival, or Da Gui festival in Chinese, is an important ritual of Tibetan Buddhism and is believed to expel evil spirits and shake off troubles. Tibetan monks dressed as demons attend the Beating Ghost festival at the Yonghe Temple, .

      The Making of a Savior Bodhisattva presents a fascinating wealth of material on the personality, iconography, and lore associated with the medieval Dizang. It elucidates the complex cultural, religious, and social forces shaping the florescence of this savior cult in Tang China while simultaneously addressing several broader theoretical issues 5/5(6). Origins. Buddhists from China and Taoists claim that the Ghost Festival originated with the canonical scriptures of Buddhism, but many of the visible aspects of the ceremonies originate from Chinese folk religion, and other local folk traditions (see Stephen Teiser's book, The Ghost Festival in Medieval China).This process of syncretism is not limited to China: the ghost festival has Date: 14th night of the 7th lunar month. The Ghost Festival (also known as Zhongyuan Festival by Taoists or Yu Lan Pen Festival by Buddhists) is the day to pay respects to the deceased by offering sacrifices. In Chinese culture, it is thought that all ghosts will come out from the hell on the fifteenth day of the seventh lunar month, so the day is called the Ghost Day and the seventh.


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SyntaxTextGen not activatedThe Ghost Festival in Medieval China的书评 (全部 3 条) 热门 / 最新 / 好友 酒药女佛 上海人民出版社版Author: Stephen F. Teiser.The Hungry Ghost Festival, a month-long ancient tradition that pays respect to the spirits of the dead, is celebrated across many parts of Chinese Asia on the seventh month of the lunar calendar.

A solemn holiday, the Ghost Festival represents the connections between the ebook and the dead, earth and heaven, body and soul. The entire seventh month of the Chinese calendar is called the Ghost Month, a month in which ghosts and spirits are .