Buddhism and Chinese Culture

Principle investigator (PI): Dr. Guang Xing
Start date: 2020 Jul
Fund source: UGC fund

This research project mainly studies the Buddhist interaction with and impact on Chinese culture on all levels, including philosophy, morality, religions, language, literature, art, and architecture. As a result, Buddhism has successfully integrated into the traditional Chinese culture, and become one of its three pillars. The other two are traditional Chinese philosophical systems of thought namely Confucianism and Daoism. Aimed to give an introduction of Buddhist influence and impact on Chinese culture, the discussion of this book is divided into two parts: the first half takes the theoretical approach to the philosophical and moral issues, and the second half focuses on the thematic issues.

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