Religion: Buddhism

  • 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

    This book analyses the social, political and religious life of the Hyolmo people of Nepal. Highlighting patterns of change and adaptation, it addresses the Shamanic-Buddhist interface that exists in the animated landscape of the Himalayas. Opening with an analysis of the ethnic revival of Nepal,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-27 
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • 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 – 2019-12-20 
    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 spiritualities can enhance development activities, and provide helpful frameworks for contemporary societies facing the pressures of neo-liberalism. It specifically traces how the influential Sri Lankan Sarvodaya…

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

  • 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 C. 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 – 2019-10-30
    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 – 2019-10-17
    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

  • 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

  • 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 – 2019-07-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • 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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