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Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (2): 345–346.
Published: 01 May 1989
...Luis O. Gómez Maitreya, the Future Buddha . Edited by Alan Sponberg and Helen Hardacre . New York : Cambridge University Press , 1988 . xvi, 304 pp. $39.50. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1989 1989 BOOK REVIEWS ASIA GENERAL 345 light on his central themes...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2007) 66 (4): 897–918.
Published: 01 November 2007
... that Nabinchandra faced in his lifetime was made in 1897 by the historian Akshaykumar Maitreya, who, for the first time, raised the question, apropos of Palashir Yuddha , of the relationship of history to poetry and to truth. In his book Sirajuddaula , which had been appearing serially in the journals...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (2): 344–345.
Published: 01 May 1989
.... CHIE NAKANE University of Tokyo Maitreya, the Future Buddha. Edited by ALAN SPONBERG and HELEN HARDACRE. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1988. xvi, 304 pp. $39.50. This valuable collection of twelve studies on the Bodhisattva Maitreya is the first book-length cross-cultural treatment...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1952) 11 (2): 233–234.
Published: 01 February 1952
..., Inc. 1952 1952 1 Bachhofer L. , “Maitreya in Ketumatī Chu Hao-ku,” India Antiqua , A volume of Oriental studies presented by his friends and pupils to Jean Philippe Vogel, Leyden , 1947 , pp. 1 – 7 . BOOK REVIEWS 233 often discussion of the subject matter. The excellent...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1973) 32 (4): 579–591.
Published: 01 August 1973
... in the Last Years of the Tokugawa Period], Rekishigakji Kenkyū , No. 384. 8. Noboru Kanda , Miroku Shinkō nō Kenkyū [Studies in the Maitreya Faith] ( Tokyo , 1970 ). 9. Toshio Fujitane , “ Okagemairi” to “ee ja nai ka ” [Okagemairi and Ee Ja Nai Ka] ( Tokyo , 1968 ). 10. Hajime...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1970) 29 (3): 539–558.
Published: 01 May 1970
... chi (Ssu-k'u ch'üan-shu chen-pen ed.), 6.7a, 21b, 23b–24a. See YS ch. 178 for his biography. 23 YTC 57.50b. 24 See the Fo-shuo Mi-lo hsia-sheng ching [Sutra on the Descent into Life of the Maitreya as Expounded by the Buddha] , translated by Chu Fa-hu in the Western Chin...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (4): 974–975.
Published: 01 November 1991
... (unsatisfactoriness, suffering), the raison d'etre of Buddhism, he was assimilated by Sinhala Buddhists. In addition, he granted boons and aided in the affairs of the world. This beginning provides sharp contrast with Natha's current identification. Natha, now identified with the future Buddha Maitreya, has been...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1949) 8 (3): 376–378.
Published: 01 May 1949
... are mainly concerned with Far Eastern art and thought. "Studies in the Buddhist art of Bamiyan," by Benjamin Rowland, Jr. (pp. 46-51) is an analysis of the iconography of the Maitreya of the Group E caves at Bamiyan with particular attention to the rainbow on which he sits, with a discussion of the meaning...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1963) 22 (4): 507–508.
Published: 01 August 1963
...; others merely frustrate the user by showing none of the characteristics that they are meant to illustrate. On page 22 we are told that Maitreya, when portrayed as a Buddha, is usually seated with his hands in dharmaca^ra mudra; when portrayed as a boddhisattva, he is usually standing, with hands in vitar...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1954) 14 (1): 96–98.
Published: 01 November 1954
...-710. He shows that during the earlier period images of Sakyamuni and Maitreya predominated, while during the later period images of Amitabha and Avalokitesvara were in the ascendency. During the Northern Wei dynasty the datable images of Sakyamuni outnumbered those of Amitabha five to one, but during...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 36 (2): 283–302.
Published: 01 February 1977
.... Spiro, B & S, pp. 124–28. 17 Cf. Conze Edward , Buddhism: Its Essence and Development ( New York : Harper , 1959 ), pp. 116 –17 ; he asserts (mistakenly, I believe) that the doctrine of the coming of Maitreya never held a great place among Theravādins. 18...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1949) 8 (3): 373–376.
Published: 01 May 1949
... Rowland, Jr. (pp. 46-51) is an analysis of the iconography of the Maitreya of the Group E caves at Bamiyan with particular attention to the rainbow on which he sits, with a discussion of the meaning of the rainbow in Indian, Near Eastern, and European mythology and religious thought. He concludes...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1952) 11 (2): 232–233.
Published: 01 February 1952
... at greater length in his book Chinese Frescoes, Toronto 1940. They have been republished as a small handbook by Miss Helen E. Fernald, Curator of Far Eastern Art, with extensive revision of one of the three texts. The fresco originally called The Paradise of Maitreya has been the subject of further research...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1952) 11 (2): 234–235.
Published: 01 February 1952
...John A. Pope Archives of the Chinese Art Society of America ., vol. IV , 1950 . 77 p. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1952 1952 234 FAR EASTERN QUARTERLY by Miss Fernald herself; and has now been properly re-titled Maitreya in Ketumati, a change that involved...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (4): 975–976.
Published: 01 November 1991
... as the future Buddha Maitreya, Natha is once again associated with the lokottara concerns of Avalokitesvara, even though his original identity as Avalokitesvara has been lost in Sri Lanka. The transformation of the compassionate and accessible Avalokitesvara into Natha, at present preoccupied with becoming...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (3): 594–595.
Published: 01 August 1988
... as encompassing a range of practices. He presents two examples of meditation popular in Fa-hsiang Buddhism: Maitreya visualization, with rebirth in Maitreya's Tusita's heaven as its goal, and the Five Level Discernment of Vijfiaptimatrata, which culminates in insight into "the view that the world, as we...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (3): 595–596.
Published: 01 August 1988
... tradition and against accepting any single Buddhist interpretation as normative. He argues that meditation in Buddhism must be seen as encompassing a range of practices. He presents two examples of meditation popular in Fa-hsiang Buddhism: Maitreya visualization, with rebirth in Maitreya's Tusita's heaven...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 36 (2): 201–237.
Published: 01 February 1977
... , and Morris Clarence . 1973 . Law in Imperial China Exemplified by 190 Ch'ing Dynasty Cases , Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . Buck J. L. 1937 . Land Utilization in China , 1964 reprint, New York : Paragon Book Co . Chan Hok-lam . 1969 . “The White Lotus-Maitreya Doctrine...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1959) 19 (1): 71–72.
Published: 01 November 1959
.... Also Plate 8 ("Mi-lo") with its description definitely makes its point that such figures have come to be "the representations of Buddhism in the general consciousness." Even the identification with Maitreya is generally assumed by modern Chinese. But perhaps some indication should have been given...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 32 (1): 140–141.
Published: 01 November 1972
... of Maitreya movements I would want more documentation before I modified my view of the Maitreya cult as a ubiquitous if not omnipresent element in rebel ideologies and its millenialism as a perennial explosive charge in times of social decay. In sum, this is an admirable collection, indispensable for all...