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The dragon, image, and demon; or, The three religions of China- Confucianism, Buddhism, and Taoism, giving an account of the mythology, idolatry, and demonolatry of the Chinese (1887) (14803847563)

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The dragon, image, and demon; or, The three religions of China- Confucianism, Buddhism, and Taoism, giving an account of the mythology, idolatry, and demonolatry of the Chinese (1887) (14803847563)

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Title: The dragon, image, and demon; or, The three religions of China: Confucianism, Buddhism, and Taoism, giving an account of the mythology, idolatry, and demonolatry of the Chinese
Year: 1887 (1880s)
Authors: DuBose, Hampden C
Subjects: Taoism Buddhism Confucianism
Publisher: New York, A. C. Armstrong & son
Contributing Library: Harold B. Lee Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Brigham Young University



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emon, now they worship they know not what, while beforethey knew something of the name and character of theancient hero, from popular accounts and historical legends.To see how similar the saints days of the Catholics areto the idol birthdays, see the Buddhist Calendar, in Chapter XIIT. 15. Flower-worshijp isthe ornate feature ofeach religion; the altarsare alike decorated withbeauteous wreaths andbouquets of sweetest per-fume, the woods and thegardens supplying whatis lacking in the heartsof the worshipper. 16. Mary the holyMother finds her perfectcounterpart in Kwanyin,the goddess of mercy.Let the reader judge forhimself whether Roman-ism is not simply white-washed Buddhism. Kwanyin, The god-dess of Mercy—Wecome now to the aesthetic in Chinese Buddhism. As Maryis the guiding spirit of Kome, so Kwanyin is the guardianangel of the Indian faith. A fact to be noted is thatall false religions have female deities, and exalt theirgoddesses ; it is because womans gentle heart is so easily
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Kwaayin in White Robes. The Heart of BuddJiism. 293 touched, a mothers tender love being everywhere known,and that a woman is more approachable than a man.

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