Religion: Buddhism

  • Mindfulness in Sexual and Relationship Therapy book cover

    Mindfulness in Sexual and Relationship Therapy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lori A Brotto, Meg Barker

    Mindfulness represents the most significant shift in the world of counselling and psychotherapy within the last decade. Mindful approaches have been hailed as the 'third wave' of cognitive behavioural-therapy and mindfulness has been recommended – and found to be effective at treating – a wide…

    Hardback – 2014-04-03

  • 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 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 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

  • 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
    Themes in World History

  • 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 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 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 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

  • 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 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

  • 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
    Ancient Philosophies

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