The Empress and the Heavenly Masters : A Study of the ""Ordination Scroll of Empress Zhang"" (1493), Paperback / softback Book

The Empress and the Heavenly Masters : A Study of the ""Ordination Scroll of Empress Zhang"" (1493) Paperback / softback

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This book uncovers the history of imperial ordinations through a detailed examination of the Ordination Scroll of Empress Zhang (1493), an important Ming Dynasty Daoist artifact-its transcriptions and meticulously-painted images of celestial beings, as well as the influences of the Daoist leaders known as the Zhengyi Heavenly Masters.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 277 pages
  • Publisher: The Chinese University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Asian history
  • ISBN: 9789629966539

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