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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (4): 707–725.
Published: 01 November 2022
..., deepening divides. This article argues that the need to protect the spiritual domain from the polluting touch of the material domain led to the breakdown of communicative rationality. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2022 2022 caste commensurability communicative rationality...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1966) 26 (1): 15–22.
Published: 01 November 1966
..., the early Buddhists also put forward the theory of two "wheels," two distinct realms of action by positing two separate but equally important ideals of a Ca\\avatti, the leader of the temporal realm, and the Bodhisattva, pre-eminent in the spiritual domain. The theory of the two domains is well expressed...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (1): 172–173.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Alan Fox Effortless Action: Wu-wei as Conceptual Metaphor and Spiritual Ideal in Early China . By Edward Slingerland . Oxford and New York : Oxford University Press , 2003 . xii , 352 pp. $60.00 (cloth). Copyright © Association for Asian Studies 2004 2004 172 T H E J O U R N A L...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (1): 198–199.
Published: 01 February 2006
..., Saigo¯ the historical actor, and Saigo¯ the cultural legend. Ravina s biography also serves as an excellent study of the nineteenth-century history of the Satsuma domain and of bakumatsu-era politics. Although it is written with a general readership in mind, anyone interested in Japanese history along...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (1): 350–352.
Published: 01 February 2008
... essays on contemporary Burma (Myanmar) by anthropologists and scholars of religion. The book's focus on “everyday life in the popular domain” (p. 7) and its aim of providing “a context for, and corrective to, the totalizing discourses of the military state and the necessarily grim portrayals...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1980) 40 (1): 124–126.
Published: 01 November 1980
... is well versed in the general literature in this domain and has a fine grasp of the relevant data and concepts. Familiarity with how the Soviet Union has tackled the same task enables V. V. Graivoronskii to make fruitful comparisons and draw appropriate analogies between the techniques used in the U.S.S.R...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (3): 490–511.
Published: 01 August 1989
... . Zhenzhe xianzhi [Gazetteer of Zhenzhe County]. Reprint. Taibei : Chengwen . Ching Julia . 1986 . “What is Confucian Spirituality?” In Confucianism: The Dynamics of Tradition, ed. Eber Irene . New York : Macmillan . T'ung-Tsu Ch'u . 1961 . Law and Society in Traditional China...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (3): 794–796.
Published: 01 August 1997
... as the spiritual core of the nation, and make him perform rituals designed to instill national allegiance in all people. Unlettered commoners might confuse the emperor with some local deity, but they still held both in reverent awe as kamisama, and they recognized the imperial court ranks granted to that local...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1985) 44 (4): 765–778.
Published: 01 August 1985
..., and photographed the dance episode in 1975. It lasted about four minutes, yet it was densely packed with symbols at the levels of language, music, ritual action, and ritual objects. Ritual singers composed songs of praise (called onang-onang songs) to accompany the dancers as a ring of spiritually superior wife...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (3): 830–831.
Published: 01 August 2018
... that were born and developed in the complex spiritual matrix that produced the religions of South Asia, including those of Hinduism and Buddhism, are as contested and debated as that of Tantra. André Padoux, one of the most respected and senior scholars of Tantra, has written a summation of his conclusions...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (4): 1032–1033.
Published: 01 November 2000
... for their emphasis on practical benefits rather than on more "spiritual" issues. Reader and Tanabe demonstrate, however, that benefits play a significant role within almost all Japanese religion. Although the pursuit of benefits seems to contradict the Buddhist teaching that, by overcoming desire, one may escape...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (2): 411–432.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., nationalist, and statist “platforms of public speech-making” and offering a fluid domain of knowledge production and dissemination, a “historicality” “outside the ken of the modern schoolmaster or college professor.” Both these forms invoke rapture, a spiritual bliss, which is central to the aesthetics...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (3): 733–752.
Published: 01 August 2014
... a lecture in one of the many clubs that conceived a passion for Eastern spirituality: “At the Cercle Addéiste, Mr. Liou Tse Houa, Orientalist: Toward a universal religion ” ( Journal des débats du dimanche 1934 ). He also began a comparative study between Western medicine and Yijing trigrams and wrote...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1980) 40 (1): 126.
Published: 01 November 1980
..., but this is not critical since all of them have been in the public domain for years. Only the titles, with brief notations, are given here as guidelines. "Excerpts from the Gandavyuha Sutra" (pp. 3 35) deals with the Bodhisattva, his realm of knowledge, his companions, his compassion, and the "diamond of omniscience...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (4): 927–946.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., where transgender figures historically had a third and ontologically distinct status. Second, the existence of a third gender status in Southeast Asian cosmologies signaled the primary significance of transgender figures in spiritual domains rather than exclusively or solely within the fields of gender...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (4): 784–786.
Published: 01 November 2022
... believers whose presence they barely tolerated. Such entities paradoxically policed Muslim mores and yet begrudged the very mention of God and His Prophet in the domains they guarded, threatening death or disease for the slightest infraction. Rather than dive straight into the forest or open-cut mine...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (1): 199–200.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Helen Hardacre From Salvation to Spirituality: Popular Religious Movements in Modern Japan . By Susumu Shimazono . Japanese Society. Melbourne : Trans Pacific Press , 2004 . x , 348 pp. $69.95 (cloth); $34.95 (paper). Copyright © Association for Asian Studies 2006 2006 B O O K R...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (1): 223–225.
Published: 01 February 1997
..., the transformation of Orientalist knowledge into a nationalist language was achieved by positioning art within the sphere of the home, by treating it as spiritual meditation, as a form of religion. The location of the nation in the "inner" domain reappears in Pradip Kumar Bose's essay on child-rearing. Arguing...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (2): 401–403.
Published: 01 February 1986
... penetrated the culture deeply enough to become its "spiritual axis"; he also contests the view that the village community constituted the "smallest cell" of the system. He argues, rather, that a deep stratum of popular culture, rooted in the village community, showed surprising resiliency under...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 1155–1157.
Published: 01 November 2012
...” with a monk about Zen spirituality, and the second is the question of how anybody, layman or monk, can authentically apprehend Zen in an academic way, when it so obviously deals with nondiscursive domains of knowledge. As Watsuji asks, “When a religious truth is accepted as the foundation of everything...