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Bonze

 

(1) A Buddhist monk in Asian countries.

(2) Figuratively, an arrogant, conceited official (for example, in the revisionist trade unions of capitalist countries, the organizational officials are trade-union bonzes).

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The brothers then leave him with the secret words, enter the forest, and finally, after seven lifetimes, reach "the final emancipation." (Not so bad really: Monsignor D'Alenzon's pseudo-translation of a Chinese tale The Bonze (1769) had his angelic hero cycle through fifteen earthly vehicles, including a worm, a cometarian (resident of a comet), a mite, two African princes, a Jupitarian, two courtesans, and four different birds, before becoming a Chinese prince, Zangola.)
(3.) Yang's imitation of his father is found in chapter 1, "The Young Ascetic," in Yang's autobiography, titled "Chinese Bonzes and Catholic Priests," dated January 4, 1943, pp.
Il y a tout d'abord les bonzes et bonzesses qui vivent au temple (les bonzesses sortent le soir pour aller dormir ailleurs, le lieu ne m'a pas ete specifie).
In a show of excess politeness that was not surprisingly ineffective, Philip Lutley Sclater, Secretary of the Zoological Society, wrote to Barnum's agent stating, "I am sorry to have to trouble you again about the Burmese Bonzes, but I hope you quite understand that we can only permit their presence in the Gardens as ordinary attendants upon the Elephant, and that no ceremonies of any sort or kind whatsoever are to be performed by them." (88) It is not clear why the Zoological Society was unable to stop this occurrence.
Maspero was told by the Puan bonzes that the olla had been brought from India with other tantric texts by the monk Baoshang in 1057.
He wrote: "As for the foreign Bonzes (monks) who come here, to make known the Law which is current in their Kingdom, there are about 3,000 of them, both from Tachin and Mu-hu-po.
49 In which faith would you find priests called bonzes?
Here as the Japanese Daimyo of Bungo explained to Father Belchior, if his subjects were to see any change in him they would turn to the 'bonzes' (Pg.
Malgre ces ressemblances quant aux methodes de conversion et aux reactions face a l'introduction du christianisme -- auxquelles s'ajoutent des mouvements antichretiens respectivement menes par les chamanes amerindiens et les bonzes bouddhistes -- Shenwen Li conclut que les strategies des jesuites ont ete differentes dans les deux cas.
Le regard jete sur les grands bonzes du mouvement ouvrier, dont certains deviendront des politiciens bien en vus et des senateurs, est particulierement interessant.
Also on the day, 24 bonzes from the three countries will hold a joint Buddhist memorial service, the organizers said.
"Many American writers cross the bar in their 60s and 70s and become Grand Old Men, gurus or bonzes of the Robert Frost variety," he told Newsweek when Humboldt's Gift was published.