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This section contains additional lines and corrections made in third edition of the book, which focuses on main aspects of the particular type of Buddhism which developed in Southern and Central China in the fourth and early fifth century AD. It must be remarked at the very outset that early Chinese Buddhism is a system sui generis, the result of an independent development which can only be studied and understood in connection with the cultural environment in which this development took place and against the background of the Chinese world-view prevailing at the period in question.

Keywords: Buddhism; Early Medieval China



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