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Chin-tan

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(Chin., ‘golden cinnabar’).

The elixir of immortality in Taoist alchemy.

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Chin-tan

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 11 words.

(Chin., ‘golden cinnabar’).

The elixir of immortality in Taoist alchemy.

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Chin-tan

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(Chin., ‘golden cinnabar’).

The elixir of immortality in Taoist alchemy.

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Tan

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1. Chin., ‘cinnabar’, the most important element in religious Taoism, in the pursuit of immortality. In Outer Alchemy,wai-tan, effort was devoted to purifying tan and...

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Tan-tʾien

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(Chin., ‘cinnabar fields’).

In religious Taoism, three regions of the body through which chʾi flows and is to be directed: see TAN.

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Platform Sūtra of the Sixth Patriarch

Damien Keown.

in A Dictionary of Buddhism

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Buddhism. 1071 words.

(Chin., Liu-tsu t'an ching).

An early Chinese Ch'an classic containing the traditional biography and teachings of Hui-neng (638–713

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Fang-chung shu

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 67 words.

(Chin., ‘arts of the inner chamber’).

Taoist practices aiming at immortality (inner or outer, see ALCHEMY and NEI-TAN) through

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Fang-chung shu

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(Chin., ‘arts of the inner chamber’).

Taoist practices aiming at immortality (inner or outer, see ALCHEMY and NEI-TAN) through union with the powers of the opposite, i.e. through...

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Hui-neng

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(638–713).

An early Ch'an monk who, while historically obscure, is honoured as the sixth patriarch.the fountainhead of the so-called ‘Southern School’ of Ch'an, and the main...

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Platform Sūtra of the Sixth Patriarch

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(Chin., Liu-tsu t'an ching).

An early Chinese Ch'an classic containing the traditional biography and teachings of Hui-neng (638–713), a figure revered as the sixth patriarch of the...

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Select Legal Materials on China Received and Catalogued in the Peace Palace Library in 2012

Ingrid Kost.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

March 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 3919 words.

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