Religion: Buddhism

  • The Buddha in Sri Lanka: Histories and Stories book cover

    The Buddha in Sri Lanka

    Histories and Stories, 1st Edition

    By Gananath Obeyesekere

    This book examines culture, religion and polity in the context of Buddhism. Gananath Obeyesekere, one of the foremost analytical voices from South Asia develops Freud’s notion of ‘dream work’, the ‘work of culture’ and ideas of no-self (anatta) to understand Buddhism in contemporary Sri Lanka. This…

    Paperback – 2019-05-04 
    Routledge India

  • 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 – 2019-04-08 
    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 a therapist rise to such a challenge? As both Carl Jung and Wilfred Bion observed, the patient may be seeking something that has a spiritual as well as…

    Paperback – 2019-03-26 
    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 – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Dialogues in South Asian Traditions: Religion, Philosophy, Literature and History

  • 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 – 2019-03-18
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-03-04
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-01-29
    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

  • Chinese Buddhism and Traditional Culture book cover

    Chinese Buddhism and Traditional Culture

    1st Edition

    By Litian Fang

    Since the first century, when Buddhism entered China, the foreign religion has influenced and been influenced in turn by traditional Chinese culture, and eventually became an important part of it. That is one of the great historical themes not only for China but also for East Asia. This book…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Wilfrid Sellars and Buddhist Philosophy: Freedom from Foundations book cover

    Wilfrid Sellars and Buddhist Philosophy

    Freedom from Foundations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jay L. Garfield

    The aim of this book is to address the relevance of Wilfrid Sellars’ philosophy to understanding topics in Buddhist philosophy. While contemporary scholars of Buddhism often take Sellars as a touchstone for philosophical analysis, and while many take Sellars’ corpus as their entrée into current…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

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    The "Zhenzheng lun" by Xuanyi

    A Buddhist Apologetic Scripture of Tang China, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Jülch

    The Zhenzheng lun 甄正論 (T 2112, Treatise of Revealing the Correct) is a Chinese Buddhist apologetic treatise with a distinct anti-Daoist stance in three juan. It is organized as a dialogue between a Daoist, the "Venerable Obstructed by Customs" (zhisu gongzi 滯俗公子), and the Buddhist "Master Revealing…

    Hardback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge
    Monumenta Serica Monograph Series

  • Gateway to Wisdom: Taoist and Buddhist Contemplative and Healing Yogas Adapted for Western Students of the Way book cover

    Gateway to Wisdom

    Taoist and Buddhist Contemplative and Healing Yogas Adapted for Western Students of the Way, 1st Edition

    By John Blofeld

    This book, first published in 1980, comprises separate sections on Taoist and Buddhist contemplative yogas, each divided into a theory part (summarising their fundamental principles and outlook) and a practice part (detailing their various practices).…

    Hardback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Yoga

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