Religion: Buddhism

  • Buddhism and Christianity: Some Bridges of Understanding book cover

    Buddhism and Christianity

    Some Bridges of Understanding, 1st Edition

    By Winston L King

    After a brief historical survey, the doctrines of dharma and karma are discussed and key elements that appear in contrasting forms in the two religions are examined.  Originally published in 1963.…

    Paperback – 2010-12-03
    Routledge

  • The Buddha's Philosophy: Selections from the Pali Canon and an Introductory Essay book cover

    The Buddha's Philosophy

    Selections from the Pali Canon and an Introductory Essay, 1st Edition

    By G F Allen

    This study, originally published in 1959, traces the origin of Buddhism in Brahmanism, and fixes its relationship to Hinduism, describing and stressing the basic importance of Buddhist contemplation. The first half of the book introduces the very heart of Buddhism, while the second part presents…

    Paperback – 2010-12-03
    Routledge

  • Mipham's Dialectics and the Debates on Emptiness: To Be, Not to Be or Neither book cover

    Mipham's Dialectics and the Debates on Emptiness

    To Be, Not to Be or Neither, 1st Edition

    By Karma Phuntsho

    This is an introduction to the Buddhist philosophy of Emptiness which explores a number of themes in connection with the concept of Emptiness, a highly technical but very central notion in Indo-Tibetan Buddhism. It examines the critique by the leading Nyingma school philosopher Mipham (…

    Paperback – 2010-09-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism - Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies

  • The Concept of the Buddha: Its Evolution from Early Buddhism to the Trikaya Theory book cover

    The Concept of the Buddha

    Its Evolution from Early Buddhism to the Trikaya Theory, 1st Edition

    By Guang Xing

    Guang Xing gives an analysis of one of the fundamental Mahayana Buddhist teachings, namely the three bodies of the Buddha (the trikaya Theory), which is considered the foundation of Mahayana philosophy. He examines how and why the philosophical concept of three bodies was formed,…

    Paperback – 2010-09-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Moral Theory in Santideva's Siksasamuccaya: Cultivating the Fruits of Virtue book cover

    Moral Theory in Santideva's Siksasamuccaya

    Cultivating the Fruits of Virtue, 1st Edition

    By Barbra R. Clayton

    This important text analyzes the moral theory of the seventh century Indian Mahayana master, Santideva, author of the well-known religious poem, the Bodhicaryavatara (Entering the Path of Enlightenment) as well as the significant, but relatively overlooked, Siksasamuccaya (Compendium of…

    Paperback – 2010-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Buddhist Studies from India to America: Essays in Honor of Charles S. Prebish book cover

    Buddhist Studies from India to America

    Essays in Honor of Charles S. Prebish, 1st Edition

    Edited by Damien Keown

    Buddhist Studies from India to America covers four important areas of Buddhist Studies: Vinaya Studies and Ethics, the history of Buddhist schools, Western Buddhism, and Inter-religious dialogue. These are the main areas which Charles S. Prebish has either inaugurated or helped to define; and…

    Paperback – 2010-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Buddhist Thought and Applied Psychological Research: Transcending the Boundaries book cover

    Buddhist Thought and Applied Psychological Research

    Transcending the Boundaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by D.K. Nauriyal, Michael S. Drummond, Y.B. Lal

    Written by leading scholars and including a foreword by the Dalai Lama, this book explores the interface between Buddhist studies and the uses of Buddhist principles and practices in psychotherapy and consciousness studies. The contributors present a compelling collection of articles that…

    Paperback – 2010-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • The Biographies of Rechungpa: The Evolution of a Tibetan Hagiography book cover

    The Biographies of Rechungpa

    The Evolution of a Tibetan Hagiography, 1st Edition

    By Peter Alan Roberts

    This book traces the lifestory of Rechungpa (1084-1161) - the student of the famous teacher Milarepa - using rare and little-known manuscripts, and discovers how the image of both Milarepa and Rechungpa underwent fundamental transformations over a period of over three centuries. Peter Alan Roberts&…

    Paperback – 2010-08-15
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    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism - Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies

  • Identity, Ritual and State in Tibetan Buddhism: The Foundations of Authority in Gelukpa Monasticism book cover

    Identity, Ritual and State in Tibetan Buddhism

    The Foundations of Authority in Gelukpa Monasticism, 1st Edition

    By Martin A. Mills

    This is a major anthropological study of contemporary Tibetan Buddhist monasticism and tantric ritual in the Ladakh region of North-West India and of the role of tantric ritual in the formation and maintenance of traditional forms of state structure and political consciousness in Tibet. Containing…

    Paperback – 2010-07-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions

  • The Khecarividya of Adinatha: A Critical Edition and Annotated Translation of an Early Text of Hathayoga book cover

    The Khecarividya of Adinatha

    A Critical Edition and Annotated Translation of an Early Text of Hathayoga, 1st Edition

    By James Mallinson

    Describing one of the most important practices of hathayoga (khecarimudra), the Khecarividya of Adinatha is presented here to an English-speaking readership for the first time. The author, James Mallinson, draws on thirty Sanskrit works, as well as original fieldwork amongst yogins in India who use…

    Paperback – 2010-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions

  • The Zen Impulse and the Psychoanalytic Encounter book cover

    The Zen Impulse and the Psychoanalytic Encounter

    1st Edition

    By Paul C. Cooper

    Although psychoanalysis and Zen Buddhism derive from theoretical and philosophical assumptions worlds apart, both experientially-based traditions share at their heart a desire for the understanding, development, and growth of the human experience. Paul Cooper utilizes detailed clinical vignettes to…

    Paperback – 2009-12-03
    Routledge

  • Nothingness: Tadao Ando's Christian Sacred Space book cover

    Nothingness: Tadao Ando's Christian Sacred Space

    1st Edition

    By Jin Baek

    Based around an interview with Tadao Ando, this book explores the influence of the Buddhist concept of nothingness on Ando’s Christian architecture, and sheds new light on the cultural significance of the buildings of one of the world’s leading contemporary architects. Specifically, this book…

    Paperback – 2009-06-15
    Routledge

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