The Experience of Buddhism

Part of the "Religious Life in History Series," this comprehensive anthology provides translations of texts illustrative of Buddhist philosophy and doctrine as well as descriptive, concrete accounts of Buddhist practices, rituals, and experiences. Author John Strong gives careful consideration to many key aspects of the religion in a wide range of geographic and cultural arenas, from Asia to the United States, and gives students a sense of Buddhism's historical evolution in each area. In addition, this new edition of THE EXPERIENCE OF BUDDHISM uniquely offers students a list of pertinent bibliographic suggestions after each reading, giving them the opportunity to both enhance their understanding of the material and streamline their research and paper-writing process.

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  • Author : John Strong
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Pages : 418 pages
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The Experience of Buddhism

The Experience of Buddhism
  • Author : John Strong
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release : 26 January 2022
GET THIS BOOKThe Experience of Buddhism

Part of the "Religious Life in History Series," this comprehensive anthology provides translations of texts illustrative of Buddhist philosophy and doctrine as well as descriptive, concrete accounts of Buddhist practices, rituals, and experiences. Author John Strong gives careful consideration to many key aspects of the religion in a wide range of geographic and cultural arenas, from Asia to the United States, and gives students a sense of Buddhism's historical evolution in each area. In addition, this new edition of THE

The Life of Buddhism

The Life of Buddhism
  • Author : Richard Carp,Frank E. Reynolds,Jason A. Carbine,University Frank E Reynolds,Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 02 December 2000
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Bringing together 15 essays by international Buddhist scholars, this book offers a distinctive portrayal of the life of Buddhism. The contributors focus on a range of religious practices across the Buddhist world, from New York to Tibet.

Buddhism

Buddhism
  • Author : Donald William Mitchell
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 26 January 2022
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Buddhism: Introducing the Buddhist Experience, Second Edition, focuses on the depth of Buddhist experience as expressed in the teachings and practices of its religious and philosophical traditions. Taking a broad and inclusive approach, this unique work spans over 2,500 years, offering chapters on Buddhism's origins in India; Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism; and Buddhism in Southeast Asia, Tibet, China, Korea, and Japan. It also includes an extensive discussion of modern, socially engaged Buddhism and a concluding chapter on the spread of Buddhism

The Experience of Samadhi

The Experience of Samadhi
  • Author : Richard Shankman
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release : 30 December 2008
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Dharma practice comprises a wide range of wise instructions and skillful means. As a result, meditators may be exposed to a diversity of approaches to the core teachings and the meditative path—and that can be confusing at times. In this clear and accessible exploration, Dharma teacher and longtime meditator Richard Shankman unravels the mix of differing, sometimes conflicting, views and traditional teachings on how samadhi (concentration) is understood and taught. In part one, Richard Shankman explores the range of

Religion and Science in the Mirror of Buddhism

Religion and Science in the Mirror of Buddhism
  • Author : Francisca Cho,Richard K. Squier
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 14 October 2015
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This book offers a Buddhist perspective on the conflict between religion and science in contemporary western society. Examining Buddhist history, authors Francisca Cho and Richard K. Squier offer a comparative analysis of Buddhist and western scientific epistemologies that transcends the limitations of non-Buddhist approaches to the subject of religion and science. The book is appropriate for undergraduates, graduate students, and researchers interested in comparative religion or in the intersection of religion and science and Buddhist Studies.

Emptiness in the Mind-Only School of Buddhism

Emptiness in the Mind-Only School of Buddhism
  • Author : Jeffrey Hopkins
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 15 March 2003
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"This is a scholarly tour de force, the likes of which are rarely seen in the academy."—José Ignacio Cabezón, Illif School of Theology "An exceptionally clear and detailed account of a central debate in Tibetan Buddhist scholastic philosophy."—Matthew Kapstein, University of Chicago "This is without question the finest and most complete discussion of the renowned Mind-Only school and its Tibetan context."—Anne C. Klein, author of Knowledge & Liberation, Path to the Middle "An important new contribution to

Pathways of Buddhist Thought

Pathways of Buddhist Thought
  • Author : Ven Nyanaponika
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 May 2013
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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.

Architects of Buddhist Leisure

Architects of Buddhist Leisure
  • Author : Justin Thomas McDaniel
  • Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
  • Release : 01 April 2017
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Buddhism, often described as an austere religion that condemns desire, promotes denial, and idealizes the contemplative life, actually has a thriving leisure culture in Asia. Creative religious improvisations designed by Buddhists have been produced both within and outside of monasteries across the region—in Nepal, Japan, Korea, Macau, Hong Kong, Singapore, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam. Justin McDaniel looks at the growth of Asia’s culture of Buddhist leisure—what he calls “socially disengaged Buddhism”—through a study of architects responsible

Teaching Religion and Literature

Teaching Religion and Literature
  • Author : Daniel Boscaljon,Alan Levinovitz
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 27 September 2018
GET THIS BOOKTeaching Religion and Literature

Teaching Religion and Literature provides a practical engagement with the pedagogical possibilities of teaching religion courses using literature, teaching literature classes using religion, and teaching Religion and Literature as a discipline. Featuring chapters written by award winning teachers from a variety of institutional settings, the book gives anyone interested in providing interdisciplinary education a set of questions, resources, and tools that will deepen a classroom’s engagement with the field. Chapters are grounded in specific texts and religious questions but