Religion: Buddhism

  • 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 – 2019-11-11 
    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 Jürgen Schaflechner, Christoph Bergmann

    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 – 2019-09-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

  • 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

  • Women in British Buddhism: Commitment, Connection, Community book cover

    Women in British Buddhism

    Commitment, Connection, Community, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Starkey

    Based on detailed ethnographic research, this book explores the varied experiences of women who have converted to Buddhism in contemporary Britain and analyses the implications of their experiences for understanding the translation and transference of Buddhist practices temporally and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • 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 – 2019-04-01
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-03-28
    Routledge India

  • 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 – 2019-03-20
    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 – 2019-03-20
    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

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