Religion: Buddhism

  • Buddhism and Postmodern Imaginings in Thailand: The Religiosity of Urban Space book cover

    Buddhism and Postmodern Imaginings in Thailand

    The Religiosity of Urban Space, 1st Edition

    By James Taylor

    This book presents a rethink on the significance of Thai Buddhism in an increasingly complex and changing post-modern urban context, especially following the financial crisis of 1997. Defining the cultural nature of Thai ’urbanity’; the implications for local/global flows, interactions and emergent…

    Hardback – 2008-11-28
    Routledge

  • Buddhist Meditation: An Anthology of Texts from the Pali Canon book cover

    Buddhist Meditation

    An Anthology of Texts from the Pali Canon, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Shaw

    Meditative practice lies at the heart of the Buddhist tradition. This introductory anthology gives a representative sample of the various kinds of meditations described in the earliest body of Buddhist scripture, the Pali canon. It provides a broad introduction to their traditional context and…

    Paperback – 2008-11-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism - Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies

  • Introduction to Buddhist Meditation book cover

    Introduction to Buddhist Meditation

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Shaw

    Sarah Shaw’s lively introduction to Buddhist meditation offers students and practitioners alike a deeper understanding of what meditation is, and its purpose and place in the context of different Buddhist schools. She describes the historical background to the geographical spread of Buddhism, and…

    Paperback – 2008-08-26
    Routledge

  • British Buddhism: Teachings, Practice and Development book cover

    British Buddhism

    Teachings, Practice and Development, 1st Edition

    By Robert Bluck

    British Buddhism presents a useful insight into contemporary British Buddhist practice. It provides a survey of the seven largest Buddhist traditions in the United Kingdom, including the Forest Sangha (Theravada) and the Samatha Trust (Theravada), the Serene Reflection Meditation tradition (Soto…

    Paperback – 2008-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Mahayana Buddhism: The Doctrinal Foundations book cover

    Mahayana Buddhism

    The Doctrinal Foundations, 2nd Edition

    By Paul Williams

    Originating in India, Mahayana Buddhism spread across Asia, becoming the prevalent form of Buddhism in Tibet and East Asia. Over the last twenty-five years Western interest in Mahayana has increased considerably, reflected both in the quantity of scholarly material produced and in the attraction of…

    Paperback – 2008-07-11
    Routledge
    The Library of Religious Beliefs and Practices

  • RLE: Buddhism (20 vols) book cover

    RLE: Buddhism (20 vols)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Various

    Both Routledge & Kegan Paul and Allen & Unwin were pioneers in publishing work on Buddhist philosophy long before the subject became fashionable in the 1960s, and this tradition has been sustained to the present day. Drawing on the deep backlist of these imprints, this new Routledge Library…

    Hardback – 2008-02-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

  • Divine Revelation in Pali Buddhism book cover

    Divine Revelation in Pali Buddhism

    1st Edition

    By Peter Masefield

    Originally published in 1986. In this study of initiation in the Nikayas (Discourses of the Buddha), the author presents evidence which makes it clear that salvation in early Buddhism depended upon the intervention of the Buddha’s grace. Contrary to the view of Buddhism as a philosophy of…

    Hardback – 2008-02-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

  • The Central Philosophy of Buddhism: A Study of the Madhyamika System book cover

    The Central Philosophy of Buddhism

    A Study of the Madhyamika System, 1st Edition

    By T R V Murti

    Originally published in 1955. The Madhyamika philosophy is, in the author’s view, the philosophy which created a revolution in Buddhism and through that in the whole range of Indian philosophy. This volume is a study of the Madhyamika philosophy in all its important aspects and is divided into…

    Hardback – 2008-02-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

  • Pathways of Buddhist Thought: Essays from The Wheel book cover

    Pathways of Buddhist Thought

    Essays from The Wheel, 1st Edition

    By Ven Nyanaponika

      Originally published in 1971. The essays in this volume cover some of the most important aspects of Buddhism and include discussion of such themes as the nature of Buddhism, Buddhist ethics and philosophical concepts, Buddhism and science, the Power of Mindfulness, Anatta and Nibbana. &…

    Hardback – 2008-02-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

  • Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism (20 vols) book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism (20 vols)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Various

    Both Routledge & Kegan Paul and Allen & Unwin were pioneers in publishing work on Buddhist philosophy long before the subject became fashionable in the 1960s, and this tradition has been sustained to the present day. Drawing on the deep backlist of these imprints, this new Routledge Library…

    Hardback – 2008-02-15
    Routledge

  • Philosophies of India book cover

    Philosophies of India

    1st Edition

    By Heinrich Zimmer

    Originally published in 1973. The volume is divided into four sections: The introduction places the position of the Buddhist Tantras within Mahayana Buddhism and recalls their early literary history, especially the Guhyasamahatantra; the section also covers Buddhist Genesis and the Tantric…

    Hardback – 2008-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

  • Dogen's Formative Years: An Historical and Annotated Translation of the Hokyo-ki book cover

    Dogen's Formative Years

    An Historical and Annotated Translation of the Hokyo-ki, 1st Edition

    By Takashi James Kodera

    Originally published in 1980. Dogen was the founder of the Soto School of Zen and one of the most influential thinkers in the history of Japanese Buddhism. When originally published, this historical and textual study was the first to examine in detail the line of continuity between Dogen and his…

    Hardback – 2008-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

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