Monastic Life in Medieval Daoism: A Cross Cultural Perspective

Type
Book
Authors
ISBN 10
0824826515 
ISBN 13
9780824826512 
Category
200-299 Religion  [ Browse Items ]
Publication Year
2003 
Publisher
Pages
344 
Subject
Taoist monasticism and religious orders. Taoism -- China. China -- History -- Tang dynasty, 618-910. 
Tags
Taoism 
Abstract
Written by a senior scholar of Daoist studies, this text offers a detailed description and analysis of the organization and practices of medieval Daoist monasteries. Livia Kohn outlines the origins, history, concepts and social position of the monasteries, which flourished during the Tang dynasty.  
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Biblio Notes

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Livia Kohn

ISBN: 0824826515 9780824826512
OCLC Number: 469752698
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 257-283. Index.
Description: XIV-300 p. ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Livia Kohn.  
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