Still, he recognised a most decided Buddhistic
influence in Christ's teaching, and the words in verses 29, 30, and 31 are very reminiscent of his views in regard to the Christian Savior.
A Record of Buddhistic
Kingdoms: Being an Account by the Chinese Monk Fa-Hien of His Travels in India and Ceylon, A.
Mount Fuji features extensively, while bijin (the generic term for a Japanese beauty in art), shishi (lion dog), ho ho (phoenix), chrysanthemums (adopted as the badge of an emperor), pagodas, immortals, Buddhistic
figures and many more symbolic motifs all compete for space in complex decorative patterns.
The topics include the Brahmanas and the sacrificial systems, the Buddhistic
movement and its influence on Brahmanism, the doctrine of devotion (bhakti) as developed in the puranas and tantras, and modern castes.
Edition: Cikshasamuccaya: a compendium of Buddhistic
teachings, compiled by Cdntideva chiefly from earlier Mahayana sutras; ed.
Of course, 'beat,' as in 'Beat Generation', as Kerouac himself helped to establish it, was intended to connote 'beatitude'--yes, inclusively Buddhistic
, but not instead of Western Judeo-Christian.
Their rituals are a combination of Buddhistic
, animistic, and Brahmanical elements.
With a lesser artist, these styles might easily provoke the feeling of farce and devolve into the harmless game that Salzman imagines in Variations IV Instead, she presents each style with a persuasive conviction that ultimately invites a Buddhistic
reaction from the listener: attending to each style, experiencing an emotion (amusement, bewilderment, irritation), and leaving the impression behind.
Einstein, on the other hand, appears to have encountered Buddhistic
teachings largely through his reading of Schopenhauer and seems to have found them confirmatory of views already developed, rather than productive of new modes of thinking.
As Tibetan Buddhism is a hybrid of buddhistic
thought (as it arrived from India) and Tibet's indigenous shamanic religion Bon, Tibetan tankas incorporate Bon's gods, demons, and their magic accoutrements (each, of course, having symbolic value): skull bowls, swells of blood, severed head garlands (for the terrifying deities), blue lotuses, conch shells, be-ribboned umbrellas (for the beneficent gods), (1) lakes flaming and pacific, billowing stylized clouds, snow-tipped elongated mountains.
4) The central and western part of the area in particular--where the Kalasha valleys are located--thus remained almost completely beyond the reach of any substantial Brahminical or Buddhistic
influence (Fussman 1977: 25; Cacopardo & Cacopardo 2001: 26-28).