The Main History of the Development of Manjusri Belief: from Indian Buddhism to Chinese Buddhism
【Abstract】 There are two chief paths in the development of manjusri belief in India Buddhism, from Buddhist disciples to teacher of all buddhas and from on behalf of prajna wisdom to be representatives of the overall Buddhist wisdom. There are also two chief paths in the development of sinicization of manjusri belief, from the debate of manjusri and samantabhadra rankings to putting forward the "integrating harmony of the three Holy" theory and from establishment of Wutai Mountain as fundamental temple to building it as the holy land of Buddhist pilgrimage, practice, research and doing missionary work. Manjusri belief of special properties is extremely important in both Chinese Buddhism and Indian Buddhism, which is the important achievements of communication and mutual learning of Buddhist culture between China and India.
- 【文獻出處】 世界宗教文化 ,The World Religious Cultures , 編輯部郵箱 ,2016年05期