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- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
This interdisciplinary collection of essays highlights the relevance of Buddhist doctrine and practice to issues of globalization. From philosophical, religious, historical, and political perspectives, the authors show that Buddhism?arguably the world?s first transnational religion?is a rich resource for navigating todays interconnected world. more...
Verlorene Ganthipadas zum buddhistischen Ordensrecht Untersuchungen zu den in der Vajirabuddhitika zitierten Kommentaren Dhammasiris und VajirabuddhisHarrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 288.02
Der in Pali verfasste buddhistische Kanon der Theravaüda-Schule ist durchgńngig durch Paüli-Kommentare (Atthakatha, 5./ 6. Jahrhundert n. Chr.) erlńutert, die ihrerseits durch Subkommentare (Tikaü, ca. 11./ 13. Jahrhundert n. Chr.) erklńrt werden. Eine Kommentarklasse zwischen diesen beiden bilden die Ganthipadas (ca. 5./ 6.-12./ 13. Jahrhundert n.... more...
- Templeton Press 2014; US$ 14.99
?This book will provide readers with a greater awareness of the spirit of curiosity and inquiry that lies at the heart of the Buddhist tradition, as well as the fruitfulness of maintaining active communication between the Buddhist and scientific commuşnities.? ?from the Foreword by His Holiness the DalaiáLama In Humble before the Void ,... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 99.95
Buddhists: Understanding Buddhism through the Lives of Practitioners provides a series of case studies of Asian and modern Western Buddhists, spanning history, gender, and class, whose lives are representative of the ways in which Buddhists throughout time have embodied the tradition. Portrays the foundational principles of Buddhist... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 190.00
This is a semiotic study of a corpus of texts that KumÔrajţva (344-413 CE), ParamÔrtha (499~569 CE) and Xuanzang (599~664 CE) transmitted from India to China, featuring a critical reading of the Dazhidu Lun (T1509, MahÔ-Praj˝ÔpÔramitÔ-upade˙a-┌Ôstra), San Wuxing Lun (T1617, Try-asvabhÔva-prakara.na), and Guangbai Lun (T1571, Catu.h˙ataka-˙Ôstra-kÔrika).... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 168.00
Will Tuladhar-Douglas sheds new light on an important branch of Mahayana Buddhism andáestablishes the existence, character and causes of a renaissance of Buddhism in the fifteenth century in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal.áHe provides the basis for the historical study of Newar Buddhism as one distinct tradition among the many that comprise Indic Buddhism.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 190.00
This book examines the adaptation of Buddhism to the Australian sociocultural context. To gain insight into this process of cross-cultural adaptation, issues arising in the development of Diamond Sangha Zen Buddhist groups (one of the largest Zen lineages in the West) in Australia are contextualised within the broader framework of the adaptations of... more...
- Divine Arts 2014; US$ 29.95
The Sacred Sites of the Dalai Lamas combines stunning photographs of Tibet?s most sacred monasteries with commentary on the historical relevance of these sites for Tibetan Buddhism. It explores the caves where the early Buddhist masters meditated, enters the monasteries where the Dalai Lamas and others taught, and visits the famous oracle lake of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
First published in 1914, this is a fascinating investigation of the origins of Buddhism, drawing on a wealth of evidence relating to the life and teachings of the Buddha. First considering how the study of the Buddhist doctrine can be used to critique religious systems such as Christianity, BarthÚlemy Saint-Hilaire proceeds to discuss Buddhism at... more...