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The foundations of the Tiantai Tiantai Buddhism in the mountains: Identification Techniques in the creation and re-establishment of a Buddhist order Chinese on a ridge.

The Buddhist Tiantai school was different from all other schools of Chinese Buddhism, as it remained confined

to the Tiantai Mountains, while other schools spread over all of China. I will demonstrate that the Tiantai

school's dedication to this area resulted from the devotion to the school founder, Zhiyi, who chose the Tiantai

Mountains as the site for his school.

Date:1 Oct 2013 →  30 Sep 2019
Keywords:Tiantai-Buddhism, Guoqing monastery, Zhiyi
Disciplines:Religion and society, Study of Buddhism