By Chün-fang Yü
targeting some of the media by which the female Kuan-yin grew to become developed and domesticated in China, Yü completely examines Buddhist scriptures, miracle tales, pilgrimages, renowned literature, and monastic and native gazetteers -- in addition to the altering iconography mirrored in Kuan-yin's photographs and inventive representations -- to figure out the function this fabric performed during this impressive transformation. The publication eloquently depicts the domestication of Kuan-yin as a case examine of the indigenization of Buddhism in China and illuminates the methods this cherished deity has affected the lives of all chinese language humans down the ages.
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