Buddhist Music Zen Meditation & Edutainment
- Investigating Report on Tiantai Temple of Hong’an, Hubei, China
Abstract:Buddhist abbot Shi Wu Yue of Tiantai temple is a disciple of Buddhist monk Hong Yi’s disciple, so he vow to inherit the legacy of the Master; Buddhist music is the musical tributes and praise to the Buddha by Chinese Buddhist temples and believers; Compared with the pure solemn traditional Buddhist music, the Hubei Hong’an Tiantai temple “new Buddhist music” not only contain a merciful feelings, but also quite moving, immediately making the person love and joyful, and getting an idea of goodwill; the temple keep up with the times, formed Buddhism ensemble, carrying forward the Buddhist ideas to civilize the monk-students. To engage the outstanding teachers, to create a music college, inheriting Master Hong Yi’s great aspirations to influence upon the believers.
Key Words:Tiantai temple of Hong’an, Buddhist yinsheng (speech sound), investigating report