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  • Love Divine

    Studies in 'Bhakti and Devotional Mysticism, 1st Edition

    By Karel Werner

    Explores the nature and function of bhakti or devotional involvement in religious practice in India in areas where it is seldom sought or where its existence has been doubted or even denied.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • Ascetic Practices in Japanese Religion

    1st Edition

    By Tullio Federico Lobetti

    Ascetic practices are a common feature of religion in Japan, practiced by different religious traditions. This book looks at these ascetic practices in an inter-sectarian and inter-doctrinal fashion, in order to highlight the underlying themes common to all forms of asceticism. It does so by…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • Buddhas and Kami in Japan

    Honji Suijaku as a Combinatory Paradigm, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fabio Rambelli, Mark Teeuwen

    This volume offers a multidisciplinary approach to the combinatory tradition that dominated premodern and early modern Japanese religion, known as honji suijaku (originals and their traces). It questions received, simplified accounts of the interactions between Shinto and Japanese Buddhism, and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge

  • The Maha-Vairocana-Abhisambodhi Tantra

    With Buddhaguhya's Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Hodge

    The first complete translation into English of this Tibetan text, together with the informative commentary by the 8th century master Buddhaguhya. This text is of seminal importance for the history of Buddhist Tantra, especially as very little has been published concerning the origins of Tantra in…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • Beyond Personal Identity

    Dogen, Nishida, and a Phenomenology of No-Self, 1st Edition

    By Gereon Kopf

    Applies Dogen Kigen's religious philosophy and the philosophy of Nishida Kitaro to the philosophical problem of personal identity, probing the applicability of the concept of non-self to the philosophical problems of selfhood, otherness, and temporality which culminate in the conundrum of personal…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion

  • Japanese Buddhism

    1st Edition

    By Sir Charles Eliot

    Written as a companion to Eliot's 3-volume Hinduism and Buddhism this text begins with an overview of Buddhism as practiced in India and China before presenting an in depth account of the history of Buddhism in Japan. It follows the development of the Buddhist movement…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge

  • Pilgrimage in the Hindu Tradition

    Salvific Space, 1st Edition

    By Knut A. Jacobsen

    Salvific space is one of the central ideas in the Hindu traditions of pilgrimage, and concerns the ability of space, especially sites associated with bodies of water such as rivers and lakes, to grant salvific rewards. Focusing on religious, historical and sociological questions about the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Japanese Religions and Globalization

    1st Edition

    By Ugo Dessì

    This book analyzes the variety of ways through which Japanese religions (Buddhism, Shintō, and new religious movements) contribute to the dynamics of accelerated globalization in recent decades. It looks at how Japanese religions provide material to cultural global flows, thus acting as carriers of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Time, History and the Religious Imaginary in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Murphy

    Religious imaginary is a way of conceiving and structuring the world within the conceptual and imaginative traditions of the religious. Using religious imaginary as a reference, this book analyses temporal ideologies and expressions of historicity in South Asia in the early modern, pre-colonial and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

  • Hindu Perspectives on Evolution

    Darwin, Dharma, and Design, 1st Edition

    By C. Mackenzie Brown

    Providing new insights into the contemporary creationist-evolution debates, this book looks at the Hindu cultural-religious traditions of India, the Hindu Dharma traditions. By focusing on the interaction of religion and science in a Hindu context, it offers a global context for understanding…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Religion and the Subtle Body in Asia and the West

    Between Mind and Body, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey Samuel, Jay Johnston

    Subtle-body practices are found particularly in Indian, Indo-Tibetan and East Asian societies, but have become increasingly familiar in Western societies, especially through the various healing and yogic techniques and exercises associated with them. This book explores subtle-body practices from a…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Tantric Mantras

    Studies on Mantrasastra, 1st Edition

    By Andre Padoux

    Providing a systematic and complete overview of the highest scholarly quality on Tantric mantras in Hinduism, this book presents a summary on the nature of Tantric mantras, their phonetic aspect, structure and classifications. Additionally, it explains the metaphysical-theological nature of Tantric…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions

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