Theravada Products

  • Pain and Its Ending

    The Four Noble Truths in the Theravada Buddhist Canon

    By Carol Anderson

    Demonstrates how the four noble truths are used thorughout the Pali canon as a symbol of Buddha's enlightenment and as a doctrine within a larger network of Buddha's teachings. Their unique nature rests in their function as a proposition and as a symbol in the Theravada canon.…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

  • The Notion of Ditthi in Theravada Buddhism

    The Point of View

    By Paul Fuller

    The notion of 'view' or 'opinion' (ditthi) as an obstacle to 'seeing things as they are' is a central concept in Buddhist thought. This book considers the two ways in which the notion of views are usually understood. Are we to understand right-view as a correction of wrong-views (the opposition…

    Paperback – 2012-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Studying Buddhism in Practice

    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

  • Theravada Buddhism and the British Encounter

    Religious, Missionary and Colonial Experience in Nineteenth Century Sri Lanka

    By Elizabeth Harris

    This major new work explores the British encounter with Buddhism in nineteenth century Sri Lanka, examining the way Buddhism was represented and constructed in the eyes of the British scholars, officials, travellers and religious seekers who first encountered it. Tracing the three main historical…

    Paperback – 2009-04-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Theravada Buddhism

    A Social History from Ancient Benares to Modern Colombo, 2nd Edition

    By Richard F. Gombrich

    Written by the leading authority on Theravada Buddhism, this up-dated edition takes into account recent research to include the controversies over the date of the Buddha and current social and political developments in Sri Lanka. Gombrich explores the legacy of the Buddha's predecessors and the…

    Paperback – 2006-06-19
    Routledge
    The Library of Religious Beliefs and Practices

  • The Reflexive Nature of Awareness

    A Tibetan Madhyamaka Defence

    By Paul Williams

    Places the controversy initiated by the Tibetan Tsong kha pa - who elaborated on one of the eight difficult points in understanding Madhyamaka philosophy - in its Indian and Tibetan context.…

    Hardback – 1997-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • A Survey of Vinaya Literature

    By Charles S. Prebish

    The most important research tool for vinaya studies. Covers both primary and secondary sources in Sanskrit, Pali, Tibetan, and Chinese as well as modern sources in English, French, German and Japanese.…

    Hardback – 1996-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

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