The Resource Medicine Master Buddha : the iconic worship of Yakushi in Heian Japan, by Yui Suzuki, (electronic resource)

Medicine Master Buddha : the iconic worship of Yakushi in Heian Japan, by Yui Suzuki, (electronic resource)

Label
Medicine Master Buddha : the iconic worship of Yakushi in Heian Japan
Title
Medicine Master Buddha
Title remainder
the iconic worship of Yakushi in Heian Japan
Statement of responsibility
by Yui Suzuki
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Through analysis of sculptural representations of the Medicine Buddha (J: Yakushi Nyorai), this book offers a fresh perspective on the seminal role played by Saich? and the Tendai school in disseminating this devotional cult throughout Japan during the Heian period
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Suzuki, Yui
Dewey number
  • 294.3/926
  • 294.3926
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
NB1912.B48
LC item number
S89 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Japanese visual culture
Series volume
v. 3
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bhaisajyaguru (Buddhist deity)
  • Bhaisajyaguru (Buddhist deity)
  • Buddhist sculpture
  • Sculpture, Japanese
Label
Medicine Master Buddha : the iconic worship of Yakushi in Heian Japan, by Yui Suzuki, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Medicine Master Buddha:The Iconic Worship of Yakushi in Heian Japan; Copyright; Dedication; Content; Acknowledgments; A Note to the Reader; Prologue; 1 THE FORMATION OF THE YAKUSHI CULT; Textual Transmission of Yakushi Belief; Yakushi Worship from the Late Seventh Century; The Formation of a State-Centered Yakushi Cult in Nara; The Rise of Yakushi Repentance Rituals; The Founding of Shin Yakushiji; 2 THE MAGICAL YAKUSHI: SPIRIT PACIFIER AND HEALER-GOD; Yakushi Keka Rituals in the Ninth Century; Yakushi Worship in the Distant Provinces; 3 SAICHŌ'S STANDING YAKUSHI AND ITS ICONIC LEGACY
  • Saichō's Early Training and Establishment of HieizanjiDid Saichō's Yakushi Icon Really Exist?; Saichō's Yakushi and the Danzō Tradition; The Standing Pose; New Ritual Significance; 4 REPLICATING MEMORY: EXTANT IMAGES OF THE SAICHŌ-ENRYAKUJI LINEAGE; Direct Replication at Enryakuji's Central Hall; Saichō's Yakushi as a Secret Image; The Mystery of the Mudrās; Extant Replications Beyond Enryakuji; The Current Standing Yakushi Image in Enryakuji's Central Hall; 5 REFLECTIONS ON THE JINGOJI YAKUSHI AND THE SAICHŌ CONNECTION; Competing Theories: Jinganji and Takaosanji
  • Jinganji's "Unsuitability" as a Ritual SiteThe Meaning of Takaosanji's Jōgakuji Status; The Standing Yakushi Icon; Saichō and the Wake Clan; 6 THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN: SHICHIBUTSU YAKUSHI ICONS AND RITUAL; Shichibutsu Yakushi Images at Kokōkaku and Matsumushidera; The Shichibutsu Yakushi in Enryakuji's Central Hall; The Esoteric Shichibutsu Yakushi Ritual; Fujiwara no Michinaga's Shichibutsu Yakushi Worship; A Morphology of the Shichibutsu Yakushi Ritual; Epilogue; Appendix; Endnotes; List of Characters; Bibliography; Illustration Credits; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (192 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004229174
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000343087
  • (EBL)1158492
  • (OCoLC)833766175
  • (SSID)ssj0000802081
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11438413
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000802081
  • (PQKBWorkID)10796036
  • (PQKB)10333234
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1158492
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000343087
Label
Medicine Master Buddha : the iconic worship of Yakushi in Heian Japan, by Yui Suzuki, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Medicine Master Buddha:The Iconic Worship of Yakushi in Heian Japan; Copyright; Dedication; Content; Acknowledgments; A Note to the Reader; Prologue; 1 THE FORMATION OF THE YAKUSHI CULT; Textual Transmission of Yakushi Belief; Yakushi Worship from the Late Seventh Century; The Formation of a State-Centered Yakushi Cult in Nara; The Rise of Yakushi Repentance Rituals; The Founding of Shin Yakushiji; 2 THE MAGICAL YAKUSHI: SPIRIT PACIFIER AND HEALER-GOD; Yakushi Keka Rituals in the Ninth Century; Yakushi Worship in the Distant Provinces; 3 SAICHŌ'S STANDING YAKUSHI AND ITS ICONIC LEGACY
  • Saichō's Early Training and Establishment of HieizanjiDid Saichō's Yakushi Icon Really Exist?; Saichō's Yakushi and the Danzō Tradition; The Standing Pose; New Ritual Significance; 4 REPLICATING MEMORY: EXTANT IMAGES OF THE SAICHŌ-ENRYAKUJI LINEAGE; Direct Replication at Enryakuji's Central Hall; Saichō's Yakushi as a Secret Image; The Mystery of the Mudrās; Extant Replications Beyond Enryakuji; The Current Standing Yakushi Image in Enryakuji's Central Hall; 5 REFLECTIONS ON THE JINGOJI YAKUSHI AND THE SAICHŌ CONNECTION; Competing Theories: Jinganji and Takaosanji
  • Jinganji's "Unsuitability" as a Ritual SiteThe Meaning of Takaosanji's Jōgakuji Status; The Standing Yakushi Icon; Saichō and the Wake Clan; 6 THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN: SHICHIBUTSU YAKUSHI ICONS AND RITUAL; Shichibutsu Yakushi Images at Kokōkaku and Matsumushidera; The Shichibutsu Yakushi in Enryakuji's Central Hall; The Esoteric Shichibutsu Yakushi Ritual; Fujiwara no Michinaga's Shichibutsu Yakushi Worship; A Morphology of the Shichibutsu Yakushi Ritual; Epilogue; Appendix; Endnotes; List of Characters; Bibliography; Illustration Credits; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (192 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004229174
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000343087
  • (EBL)1158492
  • (OCoLC)833766175
  • (SSID)ssj0000802081
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11438413
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000802081
  • (PQKBWorkID)10796036
  • (PQKB)10333234
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1158492
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000343087

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