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Dharma Matters
  • Author : Jan Willis
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2020-04-21

A powerful collection of essays on race and gender in contemporary Buddhist practice, a hot-button topic in the West right now, by one of the leading thinkers in the area. Jan Willis was among the first Westerners to encounter exiled Tibetan teachers abroad in the late sixties, instantly finding her

Wake Up to What Matters
  • Author : Avikrita Vajra Sakya
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2019-12-03

An introduction to the Dharma for millennials by a young Tibetan lama. This unique and fresh presentation of Tibetan Buddhism provides all the tools a millennial needs to navigate the Buddhist path in a modern world. The twenty-five-year-old lama, Avikrita Vajra Sakya, was born and raised in America and now

Karma Chakme s Mountain Dharma
  • Author : Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche
  • Publisher : KTD Publications
  • Release Date : 2004

Volume Two examines the complete path of Mahamudra from initial experience to full realization. There is emphasis on how to conduct a proper retreat, including the use of geomancy in determining the appropriate site, the longevity practices of White Tara and Tseringma, chö practice, and how to use compassion as

Radical Dharma
  • Author : Rev. angel Kyodo williams,Lama Rod Owens,Jasmine Syedullah, Ph.D.
  • Publisher : North Atlantic Books
  • Release Date : 2016-06-14

Igniting a long-overdue dialogue about how the legacy of racial injustice and white supremacy plays out in society at large and Buddhist communities in particular, this urgent call to action outlines a new dharma that takes into account the ways that racism and privilege prevent our collective awakening. The authors

The Oxford History of Hinduism  Hindu Law
  • Author : Patrick Olivelle,Donald R. Davis
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-12-08

Through pointed studies of important aspects and topics of dharma in Dharmaśāstra, this comprehensive collection shows that the history of Hinduism cannot be written without the history of Hindu law. Part One provides a concise overview of the literary genres in which Dharmasastra was written with attention to chronology

Readings in Eastern Religions
  • Author : Eva K. Neumaier
  • Publisher : Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
  • Release Date : 2006-12-08

This popular anthology, originally developed for use in introductory courses on the study of religious traditions of the East, offers a selection of readings from primary texts of India, China, and Japan. This second edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect the changing needs of students. Existing introductions have been

Treasury of the True Dharma Eye
  • Author : Kazuaki Tanahashi
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2013-05-14

Treasury of the True Dharma Eye (Shobo Genzo, in Japanese) is a monumental work, considered to be one of the profoundest expressions of Zen wisdom ever put on paper, and also the most outstanding literary and philosophical work of Japan. It is a collection of essays by Eihei Dogen (1200–1253), founder

  • Author : Alf Hiltebeitel
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-07-28

Between 300 BCE and 200 CE, concepts and practices of dharma attained literary prominence throughout India. Both Buddhist and Brahmanical authors sought to clarify and classify their central concerns, and dharma proved a means of thinking through and articulating those concerns. Alf Hiltebeitel shows the different ways in which dharma was interpreted

Readings in Eastern Religions
  • Author : Harold G. Coward,Harold Coward,Eva K. Neumaier-Dargyay,Ronald Neufeldt
  • Publisher : Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
  • Release Date : 1988-09-19

Originally developed for use in introductory courses on Eastern religious traditions, this popular anthology offers a selection of readings from primary texts of India, China, and Japan. For the second edition, the editors have added excerpts and have written introductions that provide a more comprehensive context for the readings. A

  • Author : Patrick Olivelle
  • Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01

This is the first scholarly book devoted to the study of the term dharma with in the broad scope of Indian cultural and religious history. Most generalizations about Indian culture and religion upon close scrutiny turn out to be inaccurate. An exception undoubtedly is the term dharma. This term and

The Letters of Chan Master Dahui Pujue
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-07-03

The Letters of Chan Master Dahui Pujue offers a complete annotated translation, the first into English, of a Chan Buddhist classic, the collected letters of the Southern Song Linji Chan teacher Dahui Zonggao (1089-1163). Addressed to forty scholar-officials, members of the elite class in Chinese society, and to two Chan

The Vedic Alchemist
  • Author : James Kalomiris
  • Publisher : Balboa Press
  • Release Date : 2021-01-20

This is a book about alchemy, Vedic alchemy. It is an investigation of physical matter, but not an ordinary investigation. With the help of the Vedic scriptures and classical alchemical texts, this book explains how physical matter was created, how it evolved from small atoms, and how it coalesced into

Fathering Your Father
  • Author : Alan Cole
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2009-02-09

"Fathering Your Father is indubitably an important, timely work. In this incisive re-reading of the sources for the early history of Chinese Chan Buddhism, Cole conveys a new understanding of material familiar to scholars that might well make students engage with these sources more imaginatively. Hitherto scholars have pored over

An Introduction to Engaged Buddhism
  • Author : Paul Fuller
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-08-12

This textbook introduces and explores the ideas, practices and philosophy of engaged Buddhism. The movement holds that suffering is not just caused by the cravings of the mind, but also by political and social factors; therefore, engaged Buddhists 'engage' with social issues to achieve liberation. Paul Fuller outlines the movement's

Buddhism  All That Matters
  • Author : Pascale Engelmajer
  • Publisher : Hodder & Stoughton
  • Release Date : 2014-01-31

Most introductions to Buddhism look at the life of the Buddha, and the practice of Buddhism in the West today. But this is rather like publishing a book on Christianity, and only mentioning Jesus and the Church of England. In this wide-ranging new study, Bristol University's Pascale Engelmajer seeks to