Religion: Buddhism

  • Revolutionaries and Reformers in Lao Buddhism book cover

    Revolutionaries and Reformers in Lao Buddhism

    1st Edition

    By Patrice Ladwig

    Laos remains one of the few officially socialist countries in the world. Once a Buddhist kingdom, its involvement into the Vietnam War, the communist revolution of 1975 and the subsequent introduction of reformed socialism have deeply affected Buddhism, the religion of the ethnic majority. With a…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Asian Societies: An introduction book cover

    Asian Societies: An introduction

    1st Edition

    By Bryan S. Turner

    This textbook provides an ambitious overview of Asia from the perspective of the comparative sociology of culture and social structure. Starting with the history of colonialism and empire, the study examines major dimensions of modern social change from population and migration, the growth of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Landscape, Ritual and Identity among the Hyolmo of Nepal: The Buddha and the Drum book cover

    Landscape, Ritual and Identity among the Hyolmo of Nepal

    The Buddha and the Drum, 1st Edition

    By Davide Torri

    Highlighting patterns of change and adaptation among the Hyolmo of Nepal, their religious life in the villages and in the urban context, this book addresses the Shamanic-Buddhist interface and their dynamics of change, mutual appropriations and negotiations over time. An important contribution to…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • Mindfulness-Based Intervention Research: Characteristics, Approaches, and Developments book cover

    Mindfulness-Based Intervention Research

    Characteristics, Approaches, and Developments, 1st Edition

    By Christian U. Krägeloh, Marcus A. Henning, Oleg N. Medvedev, Xuan Joanna Feng, Fiona Moir, Rex Billington, Richard J. Siegert

    This book provides an outline and critical discussion of the characteristics of mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) research. Since the first reports on the use of mindfulness practices in health interventions, a large body of research literature has emerged to document the effectiveness of MBIs…

    Paperback – 2019-04-05 
    Routledge

  • The Search for Meaning in Psychotherapy: Spiritual Practice, the Apophatic Way and Bion book cover

    The Search for Meaning in Psychotherapy

    Spiritual Practice, the Apophatic Way and Bion, 1st Edition

    By Judith Pickering

    If, when a patient enters therapy, there is an underlying yearning to discover a deeper sense of meaning or purpose, how might the therapist rise to such a challenge? As both Carl Jung and Wilfred Bion observed, the patient may be asking something of the therapist that is intrinsically spiritual as…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21 
    Routledge

  • In Dialogue with Classical Indian Traditions: Encounter, Transformation, and Interpretation book cover

    In Dialogue with Classical Indian Traditions

    Encounter, Transformation, and Interpretation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Black, Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad

    Dialogue is a recurring and significant component of Indian religious and philosophical literature. Whether it be as a narrative account of a conversation between characters within a text, as an implied response or provocation towards an interlocutor outside the text, or as a hermeneutical lens…

    Hardback – 2019-03-18 
    Routledge
    Dialogues in South Asian Traditions: Religion, Philosophy, Literature, and History

  • Psychoanalytic and Buddhist Reflections on Gentleness: Sensitivity, Fear and the Drive Towards Truth book cover

    Psychoanalytic and Buddhist Reflections on Gentleness

    Sensitivity, Fear and the Drive Towards Truth, 1st Edition

    By Michal Barnea-Astrog

    Inspired by Buddhist teachings and psychoanalytic thought, this book explores gentleness as a way of being and a developmental achievement. It offers reflections on the unique position of "gentle people", as well as certain gentle layers of the psyche in general, as they meet the world. Examining…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Swami Vivekananda and Non-Hindu Traditions: A Universal Advaita book cover

    Swami Vivekananda and Non-Hindu Traditions

    A Universal Advaita, 1st Edition

    By Stephen E. Gregg

    The Hindu thinker Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902) was and remains an important figure both within India, and in the West, where he was notable for preaching Vedanta. Scholarship surrounding Vivekananda is dominated by hagiography and his (mis)appropriation by the political Hindu Right. This work…

    Hardback – 2019-03-08 
    Routledge

  • Ritual and Liturgy in Esoteric Chinese Buddhism: Tantric Subjects book cover

    Ritual and Liturgy in Esoteric Chinese Buddhism

    Tantric Subjects, 1st Edition

    By Charles Orzech

    The Chinese Buddhist canon contains more material on ritual and liturgy than it does doctrinal commentary. Despite this fact, most research has focused on doctrinal commentary. This book reconceptualizes the historiography of East Asian Buddhism by shifting the focus of analysis from philosophical…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Global Religious Movements in Regional Context: Volume 4 book cover

    Global Religious Movements in Regional Context

    Volume 4, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Wolffe

    This title was first published in 2002: Global Religious Movements in Regional Context offers a wide-ranging exploration of the adaptation and diversity of religious traditions in various geographical, cultural and ethnic contexts within the contemporary world. The book analyses the complexities of…

    Hardback – 2019-01-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Religion and Social Transformations: Volume 2 book cover

    Religion and Social Transformations

    Volume 2, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Herbert

    This title was first published in 2002: Religion and Social Transformations examines the reciprocal relationship between religion, modernity and social change. The book focuses on the world's three major missionary religions - Buddhism, Christianity and Islam. It explores how these three traditions…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Political Economy of Attention, Mindfulness and Consumerism: Reclaiming the Mindful Commons book cover

    A Political Economy of Attention, Mindfulness and Consumerism

    Reclaiming the Mindful Commons, 1st Edition

    By Peter Doran

    The power of capital is the power to target our attention, mould market-ready identities, and reduce the public realm to an endless series of choices. This has far-reaching implications for our psychological, physical and spiritual well-being, and ultimately for our global ecology. In this consumer…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

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