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Visions of Awakening Space and TimeD=ogen and the Lotus Sutra$
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Taigen Dan Leighton

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780195320930

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320930.001.0001

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 Dōgen's View of Earth, Space, and Time Seen in Mahāyāna Context

 Dōgen's View of Earth, Space, and Time Seen in Mahāyāna Context

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(p.95) 5 Dōgen's View of Earth, Space, and Time Seen in Mahāyāna Context
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Visions of Awakening Space and Time
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Taigen Dan Leighton (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320930.003.0005

This chapter discusses Mahāyāna imagery concerning earth and space, and their confluence and related Buddhist backgrounds on temporality, and how these may have served as a wider context for Dōgen's worldview beyond the Lotus Sutra as his major Mahāyāna source. Discussions of the spatialization of time help further reveal how Dōgen's view of the spiritual potential of space and earth influenced his more celebrated teachings of being-time and his exhortations to inhabit time fully.

Keywords:   Dōgen', Mahāyāna, earth, space, time, Buddhist, worldview, Lotus Sutra

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