Religion: Buddhism

  • 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 – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • 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 – 2019-04-30 
    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

  • 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

  • Early Buddhist Meditation: The Four Jhanas as the Actualization of Insight book cover

    Early Buddhist Meditation

    The Four Jhanas as the Actualization of Insight, 1st Edition

    By Keren Arbel

    This book offers a new interpretation of the relationship between 'insight practice' (satipatthana) and the attainment of the four jhànas (i.e., right samàdhi), a key problem in the study of Buddhist meditation. The author challenges the traditional Buddhist understanding of the four jhànas as…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Buddhism, Meditation, and Free Will: A Theory of Mental Freedom book cover

    Buddhism, Meditation, and Free Will

    A Theory of Mental Freedom, 1st Edition

    By Rick Repetti

    Traditionally, Buddhist philosophy has seemingly rejected the autonomous self. In Western philosophy, free will and the philosophy of action are established areas of research. This book presents a comprehensive analytical review of extant scholarship on perspectives on free will. It studies and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • The Significance of Indeterminacy: Perspectives from Asian and Continental Philosophy book cover

    The Significance of Indeterminacy

    Perspectives from Asian and Continental Philosophy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert H. Scott, Gregory S. Moss

    While indeterminacy is a recurrent theme in philosophy, less progress has been made in clarifying its significance for various philosophical and interdisciplinary contexts. This collection brings together early-career and well-known philosophers—including Graham Priest, Trish Glazebrook, Steven…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Languages of Religion: Exploring the Politics of the Sacred book cover

    The Languages of Religion

    Exploring the Politics of the Sacred, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sipra Mukherjee

    This book analyses the power that religion wields upon the minds of individuals and communities and explores the predominance of language in the actual practice of religion. Through an investigation of the diverse forms of religious language available — oral traditions, sacred texts, evangelical…

    Hardback – 2018-06-26
    Routledge India

  • Theravada Buddhism in Colonial Contexts book cover

    Theravada Buddhism in Colonial Contexts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Borchert

    Over the course of the nineteenth century, most of the Theravada world of Southeast Asia came under the colonial domination of European powers. While this has long been seen as a central event in the development of modern forms of Theravada Buddhism, most discussions have focused on specific…

    Hardback – 2018-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

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