What is it about?

It shows how Yogacara philosophy was interpreted and classified by the Huayan school of Chinese Buddhism.

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Why is it important?

It sheds light on the sifinfication of Buddhism and the important foundation of Huayan Buddhism, which became one of the unique school of Buddhism in China.


It is amazing to see how profound understanding of Indian thought the Chinese scholar monks had in 8-9 c. had, and how elaborate system they created based on Indian and Chinese thinking.

Imre Hamar
Eotvos Lorand Tudomanyegyetem

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This page is a summary of: Interpretation of Yogācāra Philosophy in Huayan Buddhism, Journal of Chinese Philosophy, February 2010, Brill,
DOI: 10.1163/15406253-03702004.
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