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Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009245-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
...; Daoist priests in the north However, a third generation priest of Zhang Daoling s Celestial Masters lineage moved south from Sichuan to Dragon Tiger Mountain in Jiangxi, and this started the southward movement. In the Tang dynasty, Sima Chen Zhen came to settle in the Tiantai Mountains in Zhejiang. He...
Published: 15 May 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
..., Zhenbei Village. Appendix C 327 daoist sites Baiyun Daoguan White Cloud Daoist Temple, Ouhai District, South White Elephant Township. Chenghuang Miao City God Temple, Longwan District, Ning Village. Chenghuang Miao City God Temple, Cangnan County, Jinxiang Town. Chenghuang Miao City God Temple, Pingyang...
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By Mayfair Yang
Published: 15 May 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
...Glossary an Buddhist nunnery bai to worship or honor (divinities) baichantuan worship and penance groups usually composed of women who chant scriptures for Daoist and Buddhist rituals baifo shaoxiang worship the Buddha and burn incense implies that worshippers pray for favors without...
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By Mayfair Yang
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009245-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
... of millenarian peasant rebel- lions with the modern Chinese Communist Revolution (M. Yang 2018). 5 In 1949, Zhang Enpu, the sixty- third- generation descendant of Celestial Master Daoist leaders, fled to Taiwan with his family (Li L. 2014: 1 5). 2. the wenzhou model of rural development in china 1...
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009245-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
... deity temple or Daoist temple devoted to a god worshipped as a sort of patron saint or tutelary spirit protecting the village, and the temple serves as a community center for impor- tant ritual and social gatherings. There are also multivillage temples that draw worshippers from several neighboring...
Published: 15 May 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
... sac- rifices have occurred in recent years, performed by immigrants from southern Fujian (Zhang C. 2016: 196 198, 206 210, 222 225). Most Daoist and all Bud- dhist temples in Wenzhou offer vegetarian fare to the gods and buddhas as well as to worshippers, in keeping with their long tradition of...
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009245-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
... sac- rifices have occurred in recent years, performed by immigrants from southern Fujian (Zhang C. 2016: 196 198, 206 210, 222 225). Most Daoist and all Bud- dhist temples in Wenzhou offer vegetarian fare to the gods and buddhas as well as to worshippers, in keeping with their long tradition of...
Published: 15 May 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
... villages in Wenzhou have at least one deity temple or Daoist temple devoted to a god worshipped as a sort of patron saint or tutelary spirit protecting the village, and the temple serves as a community center for impor- tant ritual and social gatherings. There are also multivillage temples that draw...
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009245-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
...The local custom of people in Wenzhou is to support spirit mediums and access spirits and ghosts. They hold elaborate Buddhist and Daoist rituals, engage in extravagant expenditures, and exhaust their energies. Unconcerned with heavy- duty wastefulness, each year in the first lunar month, they have...
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By Mayfair Yang
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009245-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
.... Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. Ai Lan 2013. [Interview with Orthodox Unity Daoist Master Liang Yuesheng]. In no. 2, 27 30. Allio, Fiorella. 2003. Spatial Organ ization in a Ritual Context: A Preliminary Analy sis of the Koah- hiu Pro cessional System of the Tainan Country Region and Its Social...
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By Mayfair Yang
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009245-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
... in the coun- try to undergo the recent resurgence of hybridization or mediation move- ments to transgress these bound aries. In 2008, after witnessing an exquisite per for mance of a Buddho- Daoist funerary ritual in a Pingyang village, I chat- ted with Mr. Dong, one of the ritual specialists. He...
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By Mayfair Yang
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009245-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
... Daoism, 92 124, 289, 302; in relation to other religious traditions, 53 59, 69, 75, 135, 156, 274; state administration of, 181 185, 187, 252 Daoist Association, 96, 98, 99, 109, 111, 114, 179, 181 184 Daoist liturgical tradition, 117 120 daoshu (Daoist technologies), 95 index 367 Dean, Kenneth, 100, 259...
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009245-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
... bit more conservative and traditional than in many other areas of China. The older generation of peasant women received much less formal education, and they comprise the vast majority of rank- and- file worshippers and temple volunteers. Religious leaders in Wen- zhou, however the Buddhist and Daoist...
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009245-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
... and self- organizational ability in a bottom- up, spontaneous development all had a ritual or religious orientation. These were deity temples, Daoist and Buddhist temples, lineages and their ancestor halls, and Christian churches. I was impressed by the sheer energy, per sis tence, and ingenuity with...
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009245-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
... religion and Daoist culture and shared with them an emphasis on community Buddhist religiosit y 133 and life- cycle rituals. Religious persecutions of the Mao years left few prop- erly ordained monks, nuns, or educated Buddhist clergy. A new occupational group of lay Buddhist ritualists emerged to meet the...
Published: 22 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009290-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0929-0
...- Daoist) selves to overcome Zeus- envy and to better discern the multiple modes that action can take. To decant and write up are practices of language that, says Whitman, form the consistence of what is to be from what has been and is. 12 To form the consistence: It s not that the poet, as a subject of...
Published: 16 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012986-020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1298-6
...- ing explanation for the vicissitudes of dynastic changes. Yet besides this po- liti cal theology, there was little in the vari ous pre- Buddhist and pre- Daoist belief systems that connected personal morality with religious activities. What mattered was how to perform the correct rituals, not...
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By Mayfair Yang
Published: 15 May 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
... grassroots character and self- organizational ability in a bottom- up, spontaneous development all had a ritual or religious orientation. These were deity temples, Daoist and Buddhist temples, lineages and their ancestor halls, and Christian churches. I was impressed by the sheer energy, per sis tence, and...
Published: 16 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012986-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1298-6
..., down to the protective and ritual texts found in Han dynasty tombs, the Daoist talismans and liturgical texts of the Six Dynasties period, the transformation lit er a ture (bianwen) of the Tang dynasty, and the vari ous Precious Volumes (baoquan) of the Ming- Qing period, to the con temporary morality...
Published: 02 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012610-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1261-0
... condition of life on earth. Both early Chinese Daoist phi los o phers and pre- Socratic Greek thinkers sought to name the interacting ele ments that constitute phenomena, physi- cally and metaphysically.20 Eu ro pean phi los o phers of dialectics, including G. W. F. Hegel, Karl Marx, and Maurice Merleau...