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By David A Hall

In "The Buddhist Goddess Marishiten," David A. corridor offers an in-depth exploration of the Buddhist cult of the warrior goddess M r c; its evolution in India, China, and Japan; its texts and their viewers; its rituals; and, eventually, its efficacy as skilled by way of the japanese warrior classification the bushi or samurai. In reading the mental results of those rituals at the eastern warrior this quantity strikes past a narrowly targeted exam of a spiritual cult. David A. corridor convincingly explains how those rituals aimed toward getting ready the warrior for strive against and acted as an antidote for the toxicity of Post-Traumatic tension disease (PTSD) while the warrior again from the battlefield."

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By David A Hall

In "The Buddhist Goddess Marishiten," David A. corridor offers an in-depth exploration of the Buddhist cult of the warrior goddess M r c; its evolution in India, China, and Japan; its texts and their viewers; its rituals; and, eventually, its efficacy as skilled by way of the japanese warrior classification the bushi or samurai. In reading the mental results of those rituals at the eastern warrior this quantity strikes past a narrowly targeted exam of a spiritual cult. David A. corridor convincingly explains how those rituals aimed toward getting ready the warrior for strive against and acted as an antidote for the toxicity of Post-Traumatic tension disease (PTSD) while the warrior again from the battlefield."

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5-69 Yata-garasu perched on Wild Boar Marishiten image painted by way of Sesshū Tōyō雪舟等楊 in 1499. (Illustration courtesy of Watanabe Ichirō. ) 5-70 Untitled (Illustration via writer. ) 174 174 174 174 174 174 174 174 174 a hundred seventy five 176 183 184 186 186 bankruptcy 6 6-1 Gumbai Uchiwa (Photograph by way of writer of eighteenth century fan situated on the Kyōto Arashiyama Museum. ) 196 6-2 Gumbai Uchiwa (Photograph by way of writer of eighteenth century fan situated on the Kyōto Arashiyama Museum. ) 196 6-3 Gumbai uchiwa with “Marishisonten” written within the heart. (Illustration through writer after a 17th century Hōjō-ryū densho. )197 6-4 Marishiten representation in Musō Kenshin-ryū densho. (seventeenth century rfile from the gathering of the past due Mutō Masao. ) 198 checklist of illustrationsxxiii 6-5 The 3 warfare Kami (Sansenjin) (Illustration from an outdated, untitled manuscript, c. 16th century from the gathering of Sasama Yoshihiko. ) 6-6 Marishiten representation in Yōshin-ryū densho dated 1758. (From the gathering of the overdue Mutō Masao. ) 6-7 Kōgen Ittō-ryū densho (Ninteenth century rfile from the kinfolk archive of the past due Nitta Suzuyo. ) 6-8 Nen-ryū Marishiten astride a Wild Boar (Hanging scroll from Higuchi relatives, Nen-ryū data, Maniwa, Japan. photograph through writer. ) 6-9 Stone monument to Nen Ami Jion and Marishiten on Marishiten San. (Photograph courtesy William Jensen. ) 6-10  Marishiten setsu shōgun kyō (Sixteenth century record from Higuchi relatives, Nen-ryū records, Maniwa, Japan. picture through writer. ) 6-11 Suigetsu representation in Katori Shintō-ryū Transmission Scroll. (Seventeenth century densho from number of Watanabe Ichirō. photo by way of writer. ) 6-12 Hikita Kage-ryū densho depicting Marishiten as a Tengu within the guise of Udo Daigongen 鵜戸大權現. (Seventeenth century densho from the gathering of Katō Isao. photo by means of writer. ) 6-13 Detail from Empi densho illustrating Marishiten- encouraged state of affairs known as Yamagasumi. (Sixteenth century rfile from Yagyū kin information, Nagoya, Japan. photo by way of writer. ) 6-14 Detail from Matsuda Shinkage-ryū densho entitled Tengushō. (Eighteenth century record from the gathering of the past due Mutō Masao. picture by way of writer. ) 6-15 Excerpt from Empi densho noting Kamiizumi’s thought for Shinkage-ryū from Marishiten. (Sixteenth century rfile from Yagyū family members data, Nagoya, Japan. photo through writer. ) 6-16 Shinkage-ryū Dōjō Marishiten Mandala (Illustration through writer. ) 6-17 Marishiten Altar from the 16th Century Shinkageryū—Dōjō sōgon gishiki. (Sixteenth century densho from the gathering of the past due Mutō Masao. photo through writer. ) 201 206 207 210 211 212 218 225 226 227 229 231 232 xxiv checklist of illustrations 6-18 Marishiten Altar from the 16th Century Shinkageryū—Dōjō sōgon gishiki. (Sixteenth century densho from the gathering of the overdue Mutō Masao. photo by means of writer. ) 6-19 Marishiten Altar from the 19th Century Hikita Kage-ryū Kanjō gokui no maki. (Ninteenth century densho from the gathering of the overdue Mutō Masao.

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