Religion: Buddhism

  • Buddhist Practice and Visual Culture: The Visual Rhetoric of Borobudur book cover

    Buddhist Practice and Visual Culture

    The Visual Rhetoric of Borobudur, 1st Edition

    By Julie Gifford

    Providing an overall interpretation of the Buddhist monument Borobudur in Indonesia, this book looks at Mahayana Buddhist religious ideas and practices that could have informed Borobudur, including both the narrative reliefs and the Buddha images. The author explores a version of the classical…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Buddhist and Christian?: An Exploration of Dual Belonging book cover

    Buddhist and Christian?

    An Exploration of Dual Belonging, 1st Edition

    By Rose Drew

    The last century witnessed a gradual but profound transformation of the West's religious landscape. In today's context of diversity, people are often influenced by, and sometimes even claim to belong to, more than one religious tradition. Buddhism and Christianity is a particularly prevalent and…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Buddhism in Canada book cover

    Buddhism in Canada

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce Matthews

    Buddhism has become a major religion in Canada over the last half-century. The 'ethnic Buddhism' associated with immigrant Asian people is the most important aspect, but there is also a growing constituency of Euro-Canadian Buddhists seriously interested in the faith. This insightful study&…

    Paperback – 2014-02-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Linguistic Strategies in Daoist Zhuangzi and Chan Buddhism: The Other Way of Speaking book cover

    Linguistic Strategies in Daoist Zhuangzi and Chan Buddhism

    The Other Way of Speaking, 1st Edition

    By Youru Wang

    As the first systematic attempt to probe the linguistic strategies of Daoist Zhuangzi and Chan Buddhism, this book investigates three areas: deconstructive strategy, liminology of language, and indirect communication. It bases these investigations on the critical examination of original texts,…

    Paperback – 2014-02-13
    Routledge

  • The Spread of Tibetan Buddhism in China: Charisma, Money, Enlightenment book cover

    The Spread of Tibetan Buddhism in China

    Charisma, Money, Enlightenment, 1st Edition

    By Dan Smyer Yu

    Focusing on contemporary Tibetan Buddhist revivals in the Tibetan regions of the Sichuan and Qinghai Provinces in China, this book explores the intricate entanglements of the Buddhist revivals with cultural identity, state ideology, and popular imagination of Tibetan Buddhist spirituality in…

    Paperback – 2014-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Buddhism Goes to the Movies: Introduction to Buddhist Thought and Practice book cover

    Buddhism Goes to the Movies

    Introduction to Buddhist Thought and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Ronald Green

    Buddhism Goes to the Movies: Introduction to Buddhist Thought and Practice explains the basics of Buddhist philosophy and practice through a number of dramatic films from around the world. This book introduces readers in a dynamic way to the major traditions of Buddhism: the Theravāda,…

    Paperback – 2013-12-16
    Routledge

  • Indian Buddhist Philosophy book cover

    Indian Buddhist Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Amber Carpenter

    Organised in broadly chronological terms, this book presents the philosophical arguments of the great Indian Buddhist philosophers of the fifth century BCE to the eighth century CE. Each chapter examines their core ethical, metaphysical and epistemological views as well as the distinctive area of…

    Paperback – 2013-12-10
    Routledge
    Ancient Philosophies

  • The History of Buddhist Thought book cover

    The History of Buddhist Thought

    1st Edition

    By Edward J. Thomas

    Originally published between 1920-70,The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize…

    Paperback – 2013-10-31
    Routledge

  • Imaging Wisdom: Seeing and Knowing in the Art of Indian Buddhism book cover

    Imaging Wisdom

    Seeing and Knowing in the Art of Indian Buddhism, 1st Edition

    By Jacob N Kinnard

    This book contributes to the history of religions and Buddhist studies fields by focussing on what is a far too frequently ignored aspect of religious experience: visual images.…

    Paperback – 2013-09-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Mind, Brain and the Path to Happiness: A GUIDE TO BUDDHIST MIND TRAINING AND THE NEUROSCIENCE OF MEDITATION book cover

    Mind, Brain and the Path to Happiness

    A GUIDE TO BUDDHIST MIND TRAINING AND THE NEUROSCIENCE OF MEDITATION, 1st Edition

    By Dusana Dorjee

    Mind, Brain and the Path to Happiness presents a contemporary account of traditional Buddhist mind training and the pursuit of wellbeing and happiness in the context of the latest research in psychology and the neuroscience of meditation. Following the Tibetan Buddhist tradition of Dzogchen, the…

    Paperback – 2013-08-16
    Routledge

  • Both Sides of the Circle (Routledge Revivals): The Autobiography of Christmas Humphreys book cover

    Both Sides of the Circle (Routledge Revivals)

    The Autobiography of Christmas Humphreys, 1st Edition

    By Christmas Humphreys

    First published in 1978, Christmas Humphrey’s autobiography presents the fascinating history of a life rich and varied in both private and in public. Spanning seven decades it touches on many events of historical interest in which he was personally involved. Among them the abdication of Edward VIII…

    Paperback – 2013-08-08
    Routledge

  • Exploring Buddhism (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Exploring Buddhism (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Christmas Humphreys

    The Buddhist field of knowledge is now so vast that few can master all of it, and the study and application of its principles must be a matter of choice. One may choose the magnificent moral philosophy of Theravada, the oldest school, or the Zen training of Japan; or special themes such as the…

    Paperback – 2013-08-08
    Routledge

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