Chan Buddhism in Literati Culture During the Song Dynasty

Qing MING

Abstract


Chan Buddhism had become a reinvented popular Buddhist school of the Song dynasty, and it had also integrated with the indigenous culture of Song China. It had become an inseparable part of the indigenous Song culture of China and had exerted direct or indirect influence upon Chinese culture and even the mentality of most of the Chinese population.Thus, this paper taken Chan Buddhism in Song dynasty literati’s culture as its objects of research; in the paper, the research will be approached by focusing on four aspects: 1) the tea ceremony (chadao), 2) Chan poetry, 3) Chan painting, and 4) the art of calligraphy (shufa yishu).

Keywords


Chan Buddhism, literati, Tea Ceremony, Calligraphy


DOI
10.12783/dtssehs/mess2017/12245

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