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  An Shih Kao - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An Shih-kao (?-~170) (安世高; pinyin Ān Shígāo) was a prince of Parthia, nicknamed the "Parthian Marquis", who renounced his throne in order to serve as a Buddhist missionary monk.
The prefix An in An Shih Kao's name is an abbreviation of Anxi (Ch:安息), meaning Parthia in ancient Chinese: Anxi is a transcription of "Arsaces", the founder of the Arsacid Dynasty of Parthia.
In 148, An Shih Kao arrived in China at the Han Dynasty capital of Loyang, where he set up a centre for the translation of Buddhist texts.
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 20th WCP: Zen Buddhist Perspectives on Modern Education
He was a Parthian (a part of Iran) of royal lineage; An Shih kao arrived in Lo yang around 148 A.D. He translated sutras, primarily on dhyana practices such as concentration, meditation, and the technique of breath control, into Chinese.
In contrast to An Shih kao, Chih Lou chia chan's main interest was in the translation of the prajinaparamita texts.
This calm mind is not the same as a lazy or an indecisive attitude; this kind of mind is not disturbed by the external environment that often times forces a person to succumb to somewhat a chaotic and aggressive nature of modern life.
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 Acupuncture Books 1970s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Chen chiu ch°èu hsèueh cheng chih ts°an k°ao shou ts°e.
Shih yung chen chiu hsin i liao fa ta ch°èuan.
Shih yung Chung-kuo chen chiu ching hsèueh hsèueh.
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 Buddhism, an introduction, John C. Powers, Publications, Faculty of Asian Studies, ANU   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Ashoka was converted to Buddhism by a Theravada monk and, after a bloody war of conquest against the neighboring state of Kalinga, he recognized that such aggression violated the principles of Buddhism.
In 148 C.E. a monk named An Shih-kao, from the Central Asian kingdom of Kusha, began translating Indian Buddhist texts into Chinese in Lo-yang, which was to become the capital of the later Han dynasty.
An Shih-kao and a number of other monks (mostly from Central Asia) translated about thirty Buddhist texts during the next three decades.
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 Parthia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An interesting detail is coinage: legends were written in the Greek alphabet, and this practice was continued in the 2nd century CE, when knowledge of this language was in decline and few people knew how to read or write the Greek alphabet.
An Shih Kao, a Parthian nobleman and Buddhist missionary, went to the Chinese capital Luoyang in 148 CE where he established temples and became the first man to translate Buddhist scriptures into Chinese.
One of the Parthian leaders was named Gondophares, king of Taxila; according to an old and widespread Christian tradition, he was baptized by the apostle Thomas.
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 Encyclopedia: Pure Land
Jump to: navigation, search A replica of an ancient statue found among the ruins of a temple at Sarnath Buddhism is a religion and philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, a prince of the Shakyas, whose lifetime is traditionally given as 566 to 486 BCE...
Pure Land Buddhism is based upon the Pure Land sutras first brought to China circa 150 by the Parthian monk An Shih Kao and the Kushan monk Lokaksema, which describe Amitabha, one of the Five Wisdom Buddhas, and his heaven-like Pure Land, called Sukhavati.
Etymology Esoteric is an adjective originating during Hellenic Greece under the domain of the Roman Empire; it comes from the Greek esôterikos, from esôtero, the comparative form of esô: within.
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 Folk Medicine Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Lin ch°uang shih yung Chung i fang chi hsèueh.
Chung i chung yao lin ch°uang shih yen hui pien.
Abyssinia Jackson, born in an Oklahoma cotton field in the wake of a tornado, is the pride and joy of her family, church, and community until a series of natural disasters and personal attacks threaten to break her spirit, but Mother Barker and her lessons in folk medicine help Abby survive.
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 General Essay on Chinese Religions
An important early Buddhist teacher was An Shih Kao who founded what came to be known as the Dhyana School, characterised by its emphasis on meditation.
Incursions from the West began at an early date, mainly in regard to trade and commerce from Arabia and India, probably to Canton or Hangchow.
Taiwan has provided an important haven for traditional Chinese religions, as well as the establishment of new religions, since the Nationalist government established itself on the island in 1949.
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 Chinese Reliquary Inscriptions and the San-chieh-chiao   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Elsewhere I have argued that doctrinally the San-chieh-chiao stands in the mainstream of Sui-T'ang orthodoxy4 and is at least as closely related to the teachings of the Hua-yen as to the Pure Land.
59 In the Sung kao seng chuan, T.50.805b.
67 Chin shih ts'ui pien, chuan 57, pp.
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 The Water Margin Episode Guide - The Water Margin Season Episodes - TV.com
Shih Chin - 'Tattooed Dragon' - has already joined the mountain bandits led by Chu Wu, but in pursuit of his true love he is captured and faces certain death.
Kao Chiu, desperate to retrieve the stolen treasure, dispatches his forces to all corners of the empire.
Kao Chiu's obsession with the destruction of Lin Chung and the outlaws of Liang Shan Po continues to grow.
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 The Spread of Buddhism Outside of India
In 552, according to the Nihonshoki, the Korean state of Paekche sent Buddhist texts and images to Japan, hoping to persuade the Japanese emperor to become an ally in its war with the neighboring state of Silla.
Some members of the Soga clan wanted to worship the buddha as a powerful foreign god (kami), hoping by this to gain influence by associating themselves with what they believed to be a deity of the powerful Chinese empire.
In later times he was viewed in Japan as an incarnation of the bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara.
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 NameTraq | Last Name: Kao
Kao Hui-chen, a witness who was present at the party, backed Liao by saying that the lawmaker was too drunk to carry out the alleged assault.
Kao Ching-hui was crowned Miss Taiwan yesterday amid heated allegations that she had worked as a bar hostess at home and in Japan.
Kao Ching-hui was crowned Miss Taiwan yesterday, two days after she tearfully denied allegations she had worked at a hostess bar, which the contest bans...
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 An Shih Kao : An Shigao   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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To attend the court of an evil prince, or converse with an evil person, would be the same for him as wearing the ceremonial gown and cap and sitting in mud and charcoal.
Kao Tzu replied: "If there is an old man and I regard him as old, it is not because the age is in me. It is like seeing something white.
An infant carried in the arms has no lack of knowledge of how to love its parents, and when it gets older, it knows automatically how to respect its older brothers.
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 Taipei Times - archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Shih and another seven activists were later charged with sedition for inciting what became known as the Kaohsiung Incident.
After hiding for 25 days, Shih was arrested by security agents in January 1980 and was tried by a military court, which sentenced him to life in prison for sedition.
Kao denied Shih's remark and said it was defamatory, later alleging that it had caused his defeat in the legislative election of December 1998.
www.taipeitimes.com /News/local/archives/2001/06/09/89252   (555 words)

 Taoism and Science
This is tantamount to asking whether the label is being applied in a way that illuminates the origins of science, or whether conversely a range of definitions so wide as to convey no information is being used to back up an initial assumption that every shaper of science is a Taoist.
An interpretation of a revelation in the Canon of Great Peace, for instance, says that the word refers to the leader of the community who will carry its message to "a lord who has virtue and power." Without further multiplying distinctions, we can move on to the corollary.
Kao was a Hangchow poet, and compiled several tractates on cultivation of the vital ch'i.
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F.J. Kao, Y.M. Wang, J.C. Chen, P.C. Cheng, R.W. Chen and B.L. Lin, 2002, Micro-spectroscopy of chloroplasts in protoplasts from Arabidopsis thaliana under single photon and multi-photon excitation, J. of Luminescence 98, p107-114.
Kao, S.L. Huang, and P. Cheng, et al, Second-harmonic generation microscopy of tooth, 2000.7, SPIE Photonics Taiwan, Taipei, Taiwan, Vol 4082, p119-124.
Kao, B. Lin, P. Cheng, 2000, Multi-photon fluorescence micro-spectroscopy of plant tissues, Microscopy and Microanalysis, Vol.
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 GINKGO BILOBA -The Ginkgo Pages-History
One year after his discovery Hirase resigned as an assistant and became a school teacher of a middle school, possibly caused by his unpleasant position not having a university education.
From an interesting notice of this remarkable tree in the "Philadelphia Ledger" August 29, 1889, remarking on its fruiting for the first time in that city, in the grounds of Mr.
It is probable that it is only through its having commended itself by its beauty and other good qualities to the Chinese and Japanese gardeners, that it has been able to survive those geological cataclysms under which the old race has been cleared away from the surface of the earth.
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 An Shih Kao   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
An Shih-kao (?-~ 170) (安世高;; pinyin Ān ShígTemplate:Ao) was a prince of Parthia that renounced his throne in order serve as a Buddhist missionary monk.
Kao Shih (Twayne's world authors series ; TWAS 476 : China)
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 Timeline of Major Events in Chinese Buddhism
• The Persecution in 845, during the reign of Emperor Wu-tsung (841-7) an order came to the effect that all Buddhist establishments should be destroyed, initiating a decline in Chinese Buddhism.
It was during the Mogol Dynasty that the Buddhist-Taoist controversy was brought before Mangu Khan in 1255.
The acrimonious debate, which had started over a 1000 years before was finally concluded in the Buddhist's favour by an edict of Kublai Khan in 1281.
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 An Shih Kao   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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 An Shih Kao : An Shigao   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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 Burnwood Shih Tzu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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 Identification of the Mechanisms Regulating the Differential Activation of the MAPK Cascade by Epidermal Growth Factor ...
The blots were then reprobed with an anti-Crk antibody to verify protein loading.
The tyrosine phosphorylation of the receptors was detected by Western blotting analysis using anti-phosphotyrosine antibody (4G10).
The ubiquitination of the receptors was detected by probing Western blots of immunoprecipitates with an anti-ubiquitin antibody.
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 Reliquia de dedo de Buda
En el año 148, otro monje llamado An Shih-kao de An-hsi, fue a China.
An Shih-kao llevó las reliquias al Emperador en Lo-yang, quien planeó construir una stupa (monumento funerario) para proteger las reliquias en el palacio.
No obstante, An Shih-kao le rogó que guardase estas reliquias en diferentes áreas.
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