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9780195170702

Daoist Monastic Manual A Translation of the Fengdao Kejie

Daoist Monastic Manual A Translation of the Fengdao Kejie
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  • ISBN-13: 9780195170702
  • ISBN: 0195170709
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated

AUTHOR

Kohn, Livia, Kohn, Livia

SUMMARY

The Fengdao Keije or "Rules and Precepts for Worshipping the Dao" dates from the early seventh century and is a key text of medieval Daoist preisthood and monasticism. Compiled to serve the needs of both monastic practitioners and priests in training, it describes the fundamental rules and organisational principles of Daoist institutions. Livia Kohn offers here the first complete annotated translation of the Fengdao Keije, accompanied by three introductory chapters that outline the development of Daoist organisations, discuss the date and compiliation of the work, and introduce key issues of terminology and world view.Kohn, Livia is the author of 'Daoist Monastic Manual A Translation of the Fengdao Kejie' with ISBN 9780195170702 and ISBN 0195170709.

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