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Author Meeks, Lori Rachelle, 1976- author

Title Hokkeji and the reemergence of female monastic orders in premodern Japan / Lori Meeks
Published Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 408 pages) : illustrations
Series Studies in East Asian Buddhism ; 23
Studies in East Asian Buddhism ; no. 23
Contents Pilgrimage, popular devotion, and the reemergence of Hokkeji -- Envisioning nuns: views from the court -- Envisioning nuns: views from the male monastic order -- Hokkeji's place in Eison's Vinaya revival movement -- Social and economic life at Hokkeji and its branch convents -- Ritual life at medieval Hokkeji -- Representations of women and gender in Ritsu literature
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-390) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Hokkeji (Nara-shi, Japan) -- Religion.
Buddhist monasticism and religious orders for women -- Japan -- Hokkeji (Nara-shi)
Buddhist nuns -- Japan -- Hokkeji (Nara-shi)
Monastic and religious life (Buddhism) -- Japan -- Hokkeji (Nara-shi)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0824860640 (electronic bk.)
144167148X (electronic bk.)
9780824860646 (electronic bk.)
9781441671486 (electronic bk.)
(hard cover ; alk. paper)