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Spreading Buddha's Word in East AsiaThe Formation and Transformation of the Chinese Buddhist Canon$
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Jiang Wu and Lucille Chia

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780231171601

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231171601.001.0001

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Taishō Canon

Taishō Canon

Devotion, Scholarship, and Nationalism in the Creation of the Modern Buddhist Canon in Japan

(p.284) 9. Taishō Canon
Spreading Buddha's Word in East Asia

Greg Wilkinson

Columbia University Press

Chapter 9 studies several editions of the Buddhist canon which were published in modern Japan by a coalition of political officials, scholars, Buddhist clergy, and publishers and augues that these projects were motivated by various academic, religious, political, and economic purposes in order to advance Japanese exceptionalism in Buddhist studies.

Keywords:   Taishō Canon, Nanjō Bun’yū, Takakusu Junjirō, Watanabe Kaikyoku, Maeda Jun

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