White Lotus


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

White Lotus

 

a secret Buddhist sect in feudal China.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Specifically, Wang examines the emperor's response to two ongoing political crises at the time: the sectarian White Lotus rebellion in the Han River highlands and the chronic threat of raiding pirates in the South China Sea.
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The first section deals with what the introduction states is often identified as folk religion or popular religion--terminology that is "...a shorthand used by scholars in China to refer to the particular religious tradition that most Western historians would call sectarianism, or more broadly, the White Lotus Teaching." The essays focus on "the arrival and integration of new ideas before the Song dynasty, the coalescence of an intellectual and scriptural tradition during the Ming, and efflorescence of new organizations during the late Qing." The second section comprises three chapters and an introduction.
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