Religion: Buddhism

  • Religion, Medicine and the Human Embryo in Tibet book cover

    Religion, Medicine and the Human Embryo in Tibet

    1st Edition

    By Frances Garrett

    This book explores the cultural history of embryology in Tibet, in culture, religion, art and literature, and what this reveals about its medicine and religion. Filling a significant gap in the literature this is the first in-depth exploration of Tibetan medical history in the English language. It…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

  • The Wheel of Death: Writings from Zen Buddhist and Other Sources book cover

    The Wheel of Death

    Writings from Zen Buddhist and Other Sources, 1st Edition

    By Philip Kapleau

    Originally published in 1972, this anthology examines death through the eyes of great Buddhist, Taoist, Hindu and Western masters. Instructions and specific rites are set forth to enable people to guide the mind of the dying through death and the Intermediate stage which follows. The sections of…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

  • Splendours of Paradise: Murals and Epigraphic Documents at the Early Ming Buddhist Monastery Fahai Si: Volume 1 & 2 book cover

    Splendours of Paradise

    Murals and Epigraphic Documents at the Early Ming Buddhist Monastery Fahai Si: Volume 1 & 2, 1st Edition

    By Ursula Toyka

    A true gem of Chinese Buddhist mural painting is to be found in the Beijing Western Mountains in a monastery of the Chan tradition, the Fahai Chan Si ("Chan Monastery of the Sea of the Law"), which because of its eminent importance was recently declared as a national treasure. Dazzling with its…

    Hardback – 2014-12-31
    Routledge
    Monumenta Serica Monograph Series

  • Remaking Buddhism for Medieval Nepal: The Fifteenth-Century Reformation of Newar Buddhism book cover

    Remaking Buddhism for Medieval Nepal

    The Fifteenth-Century Reformation of Newar Buddhism, 1st Edition

    By Will Tuladhar-Douglas

    Will Tuladhar-Douglas sheds new light on an important branch of Mahayana Buddhism and establishes the existence, character and causes of a renaissance of Buddhism in the fifteenth century in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal. He provides the basis for the historical study of Newar Buddhism as…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism - Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies

  • The Politics of Buddhist Organizations in Taiwan, 1989-2003: Safeguard the Faith, Build a Pure Land, Help the Poor book cover

    The Politics of Buddhist Organizations in Taiwan, 1989-2003

    Safeguard the Faith, Build a Pure Land, Help the Poor, 1st Edition

    By André Laliberté

    Laliberté looks at a relatively unexplored aspect of modern Taiwan: the influence of religion on politics. This book offers a detailed survey of three of the most important Buddhist organizations in Taiwan: the Buddhist Association of the Republic of China (BAROC), the Buddha Light Mountain (or…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge

  • Cross-disciplinary Perspectives on a Contested Buddhist Site: Bodh Gaya Jataka book cover

    Cross-disciplinary Perspectives on a Contested Buddhist Site

    Bodh Gaya Jataka, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Geary, Matthew R. Sayers, Abhishek Singh Amar

    Bodh Gaya in the North Indian state of Bihar has long been recognized as the place where the Buddha achieved enlightenment. This book brings together the recent work of twelve scholars from a variety of disciplines - anthropology, art history, history, and religion – to highlight their…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

  • Eating Disorders and Mindfulness: Exploring Alternative Approaches to Treatment book cover

    Eating Disorders and Mindfulness

    Exploring Alternative Approaches to Treatment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leah M. DeSole

    This book presents an overview of the latest psychological knowledge about the application of mindfulness-based interventions in the field of eating disorders. Increasingly, these interventions are used in therapeutic practice. They encourage clients to process their experience fully, as it arises,…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge

  • Women in the Footsteps of the Buddha: Struggle for Liberation in the Therigatha book cover

    Women in the Footsteps of the Buddha

    Struggle for Liberation in the Therigatha, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn R. Blackstone

    A detailed exploration of the quest for liberation on the part of the early bhikkunis. Only text in the Buddhist tradition of known female authorship. Important to anyone investigating women's own perspective on their religion. Also provides a clear statement about how renunciants understand…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • The Divine and the Demonic: Supernatural Affliction and its Treatment in North India book cover

    The Divine and the Demonic

    Supernatural Affliction and its Treatment in North India, 1st Edition

    By Dr Graham Dwyer

    Based on fieldwork in the north Indian state of Rajasthan, this book focuses on supernatural affliction - illness and misfortune ascribed to demonic spirits or ghosts and to other mystical agents, such as sorcerers and witches. The study augments and extends the existing scholarship on a range of…

    Paperback – 2014-04-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion

  • Tibetan and Zen Buddhism in Britain: Transplantation, Development and Adaptation book cover

    Tibetan and Zen Buddhism in Britain

    Transplantation, Development and Adaptation, 1st Edition

    By David N Kay

    This book analyses the transplantation, development and adaptation of the two largest Tibetan and Zen Buddhist organizations currently active on the British religious landscape: the New Kadampa Tradition (NKT) and the Order of Buddhist Contemplatives (OBC). The key contributions of recent…

    Paperback – 2014-04-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Effortless Mindfulness: Genuine Mental Health Through Awakened Presence book cover

    Effortless Mindfulness

    Genuine Mental Health Through Awakened Presence, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Dale Miller

    Effortless Mindfulness promotes genuine mental health through the direct experience of awakened presence—an effortlessly embodied, fearless understanding of and interaction with the way things truly are. The book offers a uniquely modern Buddhist psychological understanding of mental health…

    Paperback – 2014-03-27
    Routledge

  • Peace in World History book cover

    Peace in World History

    1st Edition

    By Peter N. Stearns

    In Peace in World History, Peter N. Stearns examines the ideas of peace that have existed throughout history, and how societies have sought to put them into practice. Beginning with the status of peace in early hunter-gatherer and agricultural societies, and continuing through the present day, the…

    Paperback – 2014-03-27
    Routledge
    Themes in World History

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