Religion: Buddhism

  • The Religions of Tibet book cover

    The Religions of Tibet

    1st Edition

    By Helmut Hoffmann

    This book, first published in 1961, examines the old Tibetan Bon religion, the development of Buddhism in India and Tibet, and covers the religious struggles of the eighth and ninth centuries. It also describes the rise of the Lamaist sects and the priest state of the Dalai Lamas, and taken as a…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • Culture, Ritual and Revolution in Vietnam book cover

    Culture, Ritual and Revolution in Vietnam

    1st Edition

    By Shaun Kingsley Malarney

    Originally published in 2002 Culture, Ritual and Revolution in Vietnam is a study of the history and consequences of the revolutionary campaign to transform culture and ritual in northern Vietnam. Based upon official documents and several years of field research in Thinh Liet Commune, a Red River…

    Hardback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ritual

  • The Routledge Handbook to Religion and Political Parties book cover

    The Routledge Handbook to Religion and Political Parties

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Haynes

    As religion and politics become ever more intertwined, relationships between religion and political parties are of increasing global political significance. This handbook responds to that development, providing important results of current research involving religion and politics, focusing on:…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Sarvodaya Movement: Holistic Development and Risk Governance in Sri Lanka book cover

    The Sarvodaya Movement

    Holistic Development and Risk Governance in Sri Lanka, 1st Edition

    By Praveena Rajkobal

    This book provides an important case study of how local cultures, religions and spiritualties can enhance development activities, and provide helpful frameworks for contemporary societies facing the pressures of neoliberalism. It specifically traces how the influential Sri Lankan Sarvodaya Movement…

    Hardback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Trans-Himalayan Buddhism: Reconnecting Spaces, Sharing Concerns book cover

    Trans-Himalayan Buddhism

    Reconnecting Spaces, Sharing Concerns, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suchandana Chatterjee

    The ambit of Buddhist studies reflects not only the spiritual and philosophical domain of Buddhism but also a symbiotic relationship between the monastic establishment and protectors of cultural tradition-a trend that one sees in the context of Buddhist revivalist projects in Mongolia and Buryatia.…

    Hardback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Chinese Buddhist Canons in the Age of Printing book cover

    Chinese Buddhist Canons in the Age of Printing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Darui Long, Jinhua Chen

    The study of the Chinese Buddhist Canon – the basic literature of Buddhism – does not have an eminent place in study either in China or in the Western World. For the contributors to this volume, their chapters are the result of decades of dedication to academic research, and they reveal many facets…

    Hardback – 2019-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Transformational Embodiment in Asian Religions: Subtle Bodies, Spatial Bodies book cover

    Transformational Embodiment in Asian Religions

    Subtle Bodies, Spatial Bodies, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Pati, Katherine Zubko

    This volume examines several theoretical concerns of embodiment in the context of Asian religious practice. Looking at both subtle and spatial bodies, it explores how both types of embodiment are engaged as sites for transformation, transaction and transgression. Collectively bridging ancient and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Comparative Metaethics: Neglected Perspectives on the Foundations of Morality book cover

    Comparative Metaethics

    Neglected Perspectives on the Foundations of Morality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Colin Marshall

    This collection of original essays explores metaethical views from outside the mainstream European tradition. The guiding motivation is that important discussions about the ultimate nature of morality can be found far beyond ancient Greece and modern Europe. The volume’s aim is to show how rich the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Naturalism, Human Flourishing, and Asian Philosophy: Owen Flanagan and Beyond book cover

    Naturalism, Human Flourishing, and Asian Philosophy

    Owen Flanagan and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bongrae Seok

    Naturalism, Human Flourishing, and Asian Philosophy: Owen Flanagan and Beyond is an edited volume of philosophical essays focusing on Owen Flanagan’s naturalized comparative philosophy and moral psychology of human flourishing. Flanagan is a philosopher well-known for his naturalized approach…

    Hardback – 2019-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Definition, Practice, and Psychology of Vedanā: Knowing How It Feels book cover

    The Definition, Practice, and Psychology of Vedanā

    Knowing How It Feels, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Peacock, Martine Batchelor

    This book examines the importance of the topic of ‘feeling tone’ (vedanā) as it appears in early Buddhist texts and practice, and also within contemporary, secular, mindfulness-based interventions. The volume aims to highlight the crucial nature of the ‘feeling tone’ or ‘taste of experience’ in…

    Hardback – 2019-09-17
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Mindfulness-Based Programmes: Mindfulness Interventions from Education to Health and Therapy book cover

    Handbook of Mindfulness-Based Programmes

    Mindfulness Interventions from Education to Health and Therapy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Itai Ivtzan

    Handbook of Mindfulness-Based Programmes: Mindfulness Interventions from Education to Health and Therapy offers the first comprehensive guide to all prominent, evidence-based mindfulness programmes available in the West. The rapid growth of mindfulness in the Western world has given rise to an…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge

  • Ritual Journeys in South Asia: Constellations and Contestations of Mobility and Space book cover

    Ritual Journeys in South Asia

    Constellations and Contestations of Mobility and Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christoph Bergmann, Jürgen Schaflechner

    This book focuses on the ritualized forms of mobility that constitute phenomena of pilgrimage in South Asia and establishes a new analytical framework for the study of ritual journeys. The book advances the conceptual scope of ‘classical’ Pilgrimage Studies and provides empirical depth through…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

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