Amoghavajra 不空金剛 (705-774)

retranslated the 仁王經 by imperial command and became president of the Court of State Ceremonials, an unprecedented (worldly) honor.

Literature

PhD Dissertations

  • Chou Yi-liang: Tantrism in China.
  • Geoffrey C. Goble: Chinese Esoteric Buddhism: Amoghavajra and the Ruling Elite. Indiana University, 2012

Articles

  • Chou Yi-liang: Tantrism in China. Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies , Vol. 8, No. 3/4 (1945): 284-306 ("Biography of Amoghavajra") JSTOR