Translating Totality in Parts: Chengguan's Commentaries and Subcommentaries to the Avatamsaka Sutra
- Publish Date: 2014-03-25
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Guo Cheen
Translating Totality in Parts offers an annotated translation of two of preeminent Chinese Tang dynasty monk Chengguans most revered masterpieces. With this book, Chengguans Commentaries to the Avatamsaka Sutra and The Meanings Proclaimed in the Subcommentaries Accompanying the Commentaries to the Avatamsaka Sutra are finally brought to contemporary Western audiences. Translating Totality in Parts allows Western readers to experience Chengguans important contributions to the religious and philosophical theory of the Huayan and Buddhism in China.