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Mark L. Blum

in The Origins and Development of Pure Land Buddhism

Published in print April 2002 | ISBN: 9780195125245
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199833993 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/019512524X.003.0005
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This chapter looks in detail at the history of the text of Gyōnen's Jōdo Hōmon Genrushō. It presents information on xylograph editions of the Genrushō, modern editions, and extant premodern commentaries dating from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Lastly, it gives a translator's note, which explains that the chapter divisions in the translation that follows generally follow the way in which xylograph editions are divided, but that for ease of access, other divisions have been added, resulting in eight chapters.

Keywords: bibliographies; Genrushō; Gyōnen; history; texts; translations

Chapter.  3787 words. 

Subjects: Buddhism

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