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  • Tibetan Rituals of Death

    Buddhist Funerary Practices, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Gouin

    This book describes and analyses the structure and performance of Tibetan Buddhist death rituals, and situates that performance within the wider context of Buddhist death practices generally. Drawing on a detailed and systematic comparative survey of existing records of Tibetan funerary practices,…

    Paperback – 2012-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Parsis in India and the Diaspora

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Hinnells, Alan Williams

    The Parsis are India's smallest minority community, yet they have exercised a huge influence on the country. As pioneers in education in nineteenth century India, and as leading figures in banking and commerce, medicine, law and journalism, they were at the forefront of India's industrial…

    Paperback – 2012-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

  • Muslim-Christian Relations in Central Asia

    1st Edition

    By Christian van Gorder

    This book explores issues of cultural tension that affect Muslim and Christian interaction within the Central Asian context. It looks at the ways that Christians have interacted with Central Asian Muslims in the past, and discusses what might need to be done to improve Muslim-Christian relations in…

    Paperback – 2012-02-21
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • Business Practices in Southeast Asia

    An interdisciplinary analysis of theravada Buddhist countries, 1st Edition

    By Scott A. Hipsher

    This is an international business study of Theravada Buddhist Southeast Asia. Using a cross-disciplinary approach, the book examines business practices within a political, cultural, economic and religious context. It highlights those cultural and historical ties of the region which are shared…

    Paperback – 2012-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • The History of Vegetarianism and Cow-Veneration in India

    1st Edition

    By Ludwig Alsdorf

    For the first time, this influential study by Ludwig Alsdorf is made available to an English speaking audience, translated by Bal Patil. It focuses on two of the most pertinent issues in Indian religion, the history of vegetarianism and cow-veneration, and its historical approach remains relevant…

    Paperback – 2012-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

  • How Buddhism Began

    The Conditioned Genesis of the Early Teachings, 1st Edition

    By Richard F. Gombrich

    Written by one of the world's top scholars in the field of Pali Buddhism, this new and updated edition of How Buddhism Began, discusses various important doctrines and themes in early Buddhism. It takes 'early Buddhism' to be that reflected in the Pali canon, and to some extent assumes that…

    Paperback – 2011-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism - Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies

  • Studying Buddhism in Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by John S. Harding

    This book introduces the rich realities of the Buddhist tradition and the academic approaches through which they are studied. Based on personal experiences of Buddhism on the ground, it provides a reflective context within which religious practices can be understood and appreciated. The engaging…

    Paperback – 2011-12-02
    Routledge
    Studying Religions in Practice

  • Religion, Law and Tradition

    Comparative Studies in Religious Law, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Huxley

    This book brings together two scholarly traditions: experts in Roman, Jewish and Islamic law, an area where scholars tend to be familiar with work in each area, and experts in the legal traditions of South and East Asia, which have tended to be less interdisciplinary. The resulting mix produces new…

    Paperback – 2011-12-02
    Routledge

  • Environmental Ethics in Buddhism

    A Virtues Approach, 1st Edition

    By Pragati Sahni

    Environmental Ethics in Buddhism presents a logical and thorough examination of the metaphysical and ethical dimensions of early Buddhist literature. The author determines the meaning of nature in the early Buddhist context from general Buddhist teachings on dhamma, paticcasamuppada, samsara and…

    Paperback – 2011-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Deconstruction and the Ethical in Asian Thought

    1st Edition

    Edited by Youru Wang

    The striking parallels between Derrida’s deconstruction and certain strategies eschewing oppositional hierarchies in Asian thought, especially in Buddhism and Daoism, have attracted much attention from scholars of both Western and Asian philosophy. This book contributes to this discussion by…

    Paperback – 2011-10-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • An Introduction to Daoist Thought

    Action, Language, and Ethics in Zhuangzi, 1st Edition

    By Eske Møllgaard

    This is the first work available in English which addresses Zhuangzi’s thought as a whole. It presents an interpretation of the Zhuangzi, a book in thirty-three chapters that is the most important collection of Daoist texts in early China. The author introduces a complex reading that shows the…

    Paperback – 2011-10-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Religious Traditions in Modern South Asia

    1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Suthren Hirst, John Zavos

    This book offers a contemporary approach to the study of religion in modern South Asia. It explores the development of religious ideas and practices in the region, giving students a clear and critical understanding of social, political and historical context. Part One takes a fresh look at some…

    Paperback – 2011-10-03
    Routledge

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