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  • The Religious Traditions of Asiaby Joseph Kitagawa

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95

    This essential student textbook consists of seventeen sections, all written by leading scholars in their different fields. They cover all the religious traditions of Southwest Asia, Southeast Asia, Central Asia, Tibet, and East Asia. The major traditions that are described and discussed are (from the Southwest) Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Sikhism... more...

  • The Buddha's Philosophyby G F Allen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This study, originally published in 1959, traces the origin of Buddhism in Brahmanism, and fixes its relationship to Hinduism, describing and stressing the basic importance of Buddhist contemplation. The first half of the book introduces the very heart of Buddhism, while the second part presents the Teaching itself, as handed down in the canonical... more...

  • Religious Pluralism, State and Society in Asiaby Chiara Formichi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Taking a critical approach to the concept of ?religious pluralism?, this book examines the dynamics of religious co-existence in Asia as they are directly addressed by governments, or indirectly managed by groups and individuals. It looks at the quality of relations that emerge in encounters among people of different religious traditions or among... more...

  • The A to Z of Hinduismby Bruce M. Sullivan

    Scarecrow Press 2001; US$ 39.99

    Presents the Hindu religious tradition's major events, individuals, texts, sects, and concepts in the context of its historical development through various periods. In addition, sacred Hindu pilgrimage sites, the rituals performed as religious practices, the manifestations of Hindu religious sensibilities in biography, art, the caste system of social... more...

  • Proselytizing and the Limits of Religious Pluralism in Contemporary Asiaby Juliana Finucane; R. Michael Feener

    Springer Singapore 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book explores the complex ways in which contemporary contexts of religious pluralism in Asia both enable, and are threatened by, projects of proselytization. It covers a broad range of national and confessional contexts across Asia. more...

  • The Real Tripitakaby The Arthur Waley Estate; Arthur Waley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1952. The Real Tripitaka gives an account of the seventh century pilgrim's adventures, spiritual and material, both in India and after his return to China. In addition the book contains an account of a Japanese pilgrim's visit to China in the ninth century, which describes the Wu-t'ai Shan, China's great place of Pilgrimage, and... more...

  • Asian Religionsby Randall L. Nadeau

    Wiley 2014; US$ 30.95 US$ 26.82

    This lively introduction offers a complete overview of the main Asian religions, their traditions and contemporary relevance, and how they are lived and practiced today. Provides readers with an all-embracing introduction to Asian religions, covering each of the main traditions in a style that is lively and distinctive Focuses on Asian religions... more...

  • Love Divineby Karel Werner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Explores the nature and function of bhakti or devotional involvement in religious practice in India in areas where it is seldom sought or where its existence has been doubted or even denied. more...

  • A Place for Our Godsby Malory Nye

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Study of some 150 Hindu families (and about 1000 persons) living in Edinburgh, and particularly about the fact that two associations exist among them, one of which is based on activities at a temple. more...

  • The Sih-Rozag in Zoroastrianismby Enrico Raffaelli

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Focusing on the Avestan and Pahlavi versions of the S?h-r?zag , a text worshipping Zoroastrian divine entities, this book explores the spiritual principles and physical realities associated with them. Introducing the book is an overview of the structural, linguistic and historico-religious elements of the Avestan S?h-r?zag . This overview, as... more...