Religion: Buddhism

  • The Reflexive Nature of Awareness: A Tibetan Madhyamaka Defence book cover

    The Reflexive Nature of Awareness

    A Tibetan Madhyamaka Defence, 1st Edition

    By Paul Williams

    Places the controversy initiated by the Tibetan Tsong kha pa - who elaborated on one of the eight difficult points in understanding Madhyamaka philosophy - in its Indian and Tibetan context.…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
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    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Engendering the Buddhist State: Territory, Sovereignty and Sexual Difference in the Inventions of Angkor book cover

    Engendering the Buddhist State

    Territory, Sovereignty and Sexual Difference in the Inventions of Angkor, 1st Edition

    By Ashley Thompson

    Drawing from more than a decade of field and archival research, this monograph concerns Cambodian cultural history and historiography, with an ultimate aim of broadening and deepening bases for understanding the Cambodian Theravadin politico-cultural complex. The book takes the form of an…

    Hardback – 2016-05-02
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    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Routledge Library Editions: Zen Buddhism book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Zen Buddhism

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This eleven-volume set gathers together some essential texts on Zen Buddhism. They range from newly-translated sixteenth-century documents from a Japanese temple to a modern work on the usefulness of Zen precepts in the ‘helping professions’ of medicine and the social services. Works also detail…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26
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    Routledge Library Editions: Zen Buddhism

  • Encounters in Yoga and Zen: Meetings of Cloth and Stone book cover

    Encounters in Yoga and Zen

    Meetings of Cloth and Stone, 1st Edition

    By Trevor Leggett

    This book, first published in 1982, collects a fascinating selection from the many traditional Japanese and Indian stories used by teachers in the Eastern spiritual schools to assist students in their training. The author, who spent many years training in both yoga and Zen, has collected the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26
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    Routledge Library Editions: Zen Buddhism

  • A First Zen Reader book cover

    A First Zen Reader

    1st Edition

    By Trevor Leggett

    When Zen Buddhism crossed from China to Japan in the twelfth century, it entered a phase of development that was not only to inspire a magnificent range of artistic achievement but also to exert a tremendous influence upon Japanese life itself and, eventually, to bring to the attention of the West…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26
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    Routledge Library Editions: Zen Buddhism

  • Lotus Lake Dragon Pool: Musings in Yoga and Zen book cover

    Lotus Lake Dragon Pool

    Musings in Yoga and Zen, 1st Edition

    By Trevor Leggett

    This book, first published in 1994, brings together the rich and complementary traditions of yoga and Zen. The lessons they contain serve always to guide and inform, never to lecture or preach. From accounts of long-ago kings and sages to stories of contemporary businessmen and students come…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26
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    Routledge Library Editions: Zen Buddhism

  • The Tiger's Cave: Translations of Japanese Zen Texts (Second Zen Reader) book cover

    The Tiger's Cave

    Translations of Japanese Zen Texts (Second Zen Reader), 1st Edition

    By Trevor Leggett

    The Japanese texts translated here give a fascinating picture of actual Zen life – the life of the traditional temple training, with many stories and a number of historical incidents connected with Zen masters. The main text is the important commentary by a contemporary Soto Zen abbot on the Heart…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26
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    Routledge Library Editions: Zen Buddhism

  • Zen and the Ways book cover

    Zen and the Ways

    1st Edition

    By Trevor Leggett

    Expression of Zen inspiration in everyday activities such as writing or serving tea, and in knightly arts such as fencing, came to be highly regarded in the Japanese tradition. In the end some of them were practised as spiritual training as themselves; they were the n called ‘Ways’. This book,…

    Hardback – 2016-04-26
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    Routledge Library Editions: Zen Buddhism

  • Mindfulness in Positive Psychology: The Science of Meditation and Wellbeing book cover

    Mindfulness in Positive Psychology

    The Science of Meditation and Wellbeing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Itai Ivtzan, Tim Lomas

    Mindfulness in Positive Psychology brings together the latest thinking in these two important disciplines. Positive psychology, the science of wellbeing and strengths, is the fastest growing branch of psychology, offering an optimal home for the research and application of mindfulness. As we…

    Paperback – 2016-03-24
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  • The Origin and Evolution of Religion (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Origin and Evolution of Religion (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Albert Churchward

    Churchward’s The Origin and Evolution of Religion, first published in 1924, explores the history and development of different religions worldwide, from the religious cults of magic and fetishism to contemporary religions such as Christianity and Islam. This text is ideal for students of theology.…

    Paperback – 2016-03-12
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    Routledge Revivals

  • A Survey of Vinaya Literature book cover

    A Survey of Vinaya Literature

    1st Edition

    By Charles S. Prebish

    The most important research tool for vinaya studies. Covers both primary and secondary sources in Sanskrit, Pali, Tibetan, and Chinese as well as modern sources in English, French, German and Japanese.…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
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    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Introducing Japanese Religion book cover

    Introducing Japanese Religion

    2nd Edition

    By Robert Ellwood

    Now in its Second Edition, Introducing Japanese Religion is the ideal resource for undergraduate students. This edition features new material on folk and popular religion, including shamanism, festivals, and practices surrounding death and funerals. Robert Ellwood also updates the text to discuss…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19
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    World Religions

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