Funeral Biographies of Buddhist Monks and Nuns

Principle investigator (PI): Dr. Guang Xing
Start date: 2022 Jun
Fund source: UGC fund (with the support of Mrs. Anita Hudson and Mr. Kenneth Hudson)

This research project is a study and annotations of the Funeral Biographies of Buddhist monks and Nuns in the Tang and Song dynasties. As funeral biographies always include details about personal conduct, family life, local conditions, and social and cultural practices, they can be tremendously helpful in giving the reader a sense of the ways of thinking of their period and the realities of daily life, especially among the elite class.

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