Religion: Buddhism

  • Dāphā: Sacred Singing in a South Asian City: Music, Performance and Meaning in Bhaktapur, Nepal book cover

    Dāphā: Sacred Singing in a South Asian City

    Music, Performance and Meaning in Bhaktapur, Nepal, 1st Edition

    By Richard Widdess

    Dāphā, or dāphā bhajan, is a genre of Hindu-Buddhist devotional singing, performed by male, non-professional musicians of the farmer and other castes belonging to the Newar ethnic group, in the towns and villages of the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. The songs, their texts, and their characteristic…

    Hardback – 2013-12-02
    Routledge
    SOAS Studies in Music Series

  • 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

  • An Introduction to Mahāyāna Buddhism: With especial Reference to Chinese and Japanese Phases book cover

    An Introduction to Mahāyāna Buddhism

    With especial Reference to Chinese and Japanese Phases, 1st Edition

    By William M McGovern

    William Montgomery McGovern’s Introduction to Mahayana Buddhism was one of the first books on Mahayana Buddhism written for a Western audience. It predates influential English language overviews of Buddhism by D. T. Suzuki, A. Watts, and W. Rahula. The author was born in New York City in 1897 and…

    Paperback – 2013-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Japan

  • The Cultural Transition: Human Experience and Social Transformation in the Third World and Japan book cover

    The Cultural Transition

    Human Experience and Social Transformation in the Third World and Japan, 1st Edition

    Edited by Merry I White, Susan Pollak

    This volume makes available a wide variety of cultural perspectives on education and on economic and social progress. Contributors focus on three main questions, the answers to which are vital for understanding the needs of both national policy and personal fulfilment in widely differing cultures.…

    Paperback – 2013-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Japan

  • The Buddhist Sects of Japan: Their History, Philosophical Doctrines and Sanctuaries book cover

    The Buddhist Sects of Japan

    Their History, Philosophical Doctrines and Sanctuaries, 1st Edition

    By E Steinilber-Oberlin

    The philosophy of Buddhism, originating in India, has undergone considerable changes in its adoption in the Far East. It has, in Japan, assumed a more practical aspect, and has come to play an important role in the everyday life of action. But in this process Japanese Buddhism has split itself into…

    Paperback – 2013-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Japan

  • A Study of Shinto: The Religion of the Japanese Nation book cover

    A Study of Shinto

    The Religion of the Japanese Nation, 1st Edition

    By Genchi Katu

    This volume investigates and presents the salient features of Shinto through a long history of development from its remote past up to the present. It is a historical study of Shinto from a scientific point of view, illustrating the higher aspects of the religion, compiled on strict lines of…

    Paperback – 2013-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Japan

  • The Life of Buddha book cover

    The Life of Buddha

    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 – 2013-02-14
    Routledge

  • Mindfulness: Diverse Perspectives on its Meaning, Origins and Applications book cover

    Mindfulness

    Diverse Perspectives on its Meaning, Origins and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Mark G. Williams, Jon Kabat-Zinn

    Mindfulness-based approaches to medicine, psychology, neuroscience, healthcare, education, business leadership, and other major societal institutions have become increasingly common. New paradigms are emerging from a confluence of two powerful and potentially synergistic epistemologies: one arising…

    Paperback – 2013-02-12
    Routledge

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