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

Chapter: 8. A Survey of Interpolations and Adaptations of an Agent in Saṃsāra

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.19541


In this chapter, by surveying the interpolations and adaptations that reflect the idea of an imperishable soul, I aim to shed light on the chronological development of the Chinese idea of an imperishable soul at the canonical level. The following discussions are based on the chronological survey presented in the Appendix.

Chapter Contributors

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