Translating Totality in Parts offers an annotated translation of two of preeminent Chinese Tang dynasty monk Chengguan’s most revered masterpieces. With this book, Chengguan’s 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 Chengguan’s important contributions to the religious and philosophical theory of the Huayan and Buddhism in China.
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About the Author
Guo Cheen is a Mahayana Buddhist nun who founded The Compassion Network in Seattle, Washington. She is also a co-editor of Women, Spirituality and Transformative Leadership:Where Grace Meets Power.
Table of Contents
Chengguan’s Doctrinal Contributions
An Analysis of the Translation
The Annotated Translation
Appendix A: Fascicle Nine of A Compilation of the Commentaries and Subcommentaries to the Avataṃsaka Sūtra
Appendix B: Outline to the Commentaries to the Avataṃsaka Sūtra
Appendix C: Chengguan’s Commentaries to the Avataṃsaka Sūtra, Fascicle One