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Book: How Buddhism Acquired a Soul on the Way to China

Chapter: 1. The Characteristics of Chinese Buddhist Translation

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.19534


It is the aim of this chapter to provide insights into the linguistic
and cultural circumstances in which the Buddhist translators in China could arbitrarily insert certain terms to indicate a permanent agent in saṃsāra.

Chapter Contributors

  • Jungnok Park ( - book-auth-632) 'Oxford University'