Chinese Mascot and Supernatural Being Thoughts Effect on Early Buddha Worship

Jia-hua JIANG, Shu HU

Abstract


Buddha Worship was with a strong mascot and supernatural belief factors in early China. Not only the unearth relics can prove this phenomenon, but also early literature shows the worship of Buddha with a mascot and supernatural narrative. In this paper, I will be based on these narratives, plus some culture relics pictures to study early mascot and supernatural thoughts how to effect Buddha worship in China, and I also will inspect the theoretical source of the factors.

Keywords


Mascot, Supernatural, Buddha, Worship.


DOI
10.12783/dtssehs/etmi2016/11223

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