Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Daoism and Popular Religion in the Song

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

Chinese religious systems which have continued to modern times gradually took shape during the Song. Local temples became the center of religious life for country and urban folk, and Daoist, Confucian, and local gods were organized into an empire-wide pantheon in this period. There are also new trends in annual rites celebrated by temples and their organizations. In this period Confucian rites became common, but as they paid no attention to the fate of the dead in the other world, standard funeral rites came to include not only Confucian but also Daoist and Buddhist rites. New forms of Daoist exorcism appeared. Commonly referred to as thunder rites or rites of the Heart of Heaven, these rites are closely related to the organization of the pantheon by the imperial court and the establishment of Heavenly Master hegemony in south China.

10.1163/9789004271647_007
/content/books/b9789004271647_007
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
10
5
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Modern Chinese Religion I (2 vols) — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation