Focus Group Transfer and Resistance

Ch'an Buddhism is often considered a synthesis of Indian Buddhism and Chinese Taoism. A survey of the pertaining literature and an exemplary look into a few translations of source texts will serve as a starting point for the discussion of an exemplary case of interactions between different strands of traditions, and the usefulness of the notion of schemata in analyzing the underlying processes.



Prof. Dr. Jörg Plassen

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