Sanjiao Heyi and Tibet

Resuscitating Buddhist and Daoist Perspectives

Authors

  • Ty Rossow

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.33043/S.16.1.12-25

Abstract

This paper considers Chinese Communist Party policies in Tibet from Confucian, Daoist, and Buddhist perspectives. I first explain how these three traditions are unified in the sanjiao heyi, but I contend that this practice has been neglected in favor of state repression. I then elucidate Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism with respect to their general principles and application in Tibet. I conclude that a fuller embrace of the sanjiao heyi where Confucian tenets are balanced by insights from Daoism and Buddhism would cultivate an anti-oppressive response to governmental control.

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Published

2023-04-06

How to Cite

Rossow, T. (2023). Sanjiao Heyi and Tibet: Resuscitating Buddhist and Daoist Perspectives. Stance: An International Undergraduate Philosophy Journal, 16(1), 12–25. https://doi.org/10.33043/S.16.1.12-25