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Wendi Adamek

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

BaoshanIntroductionBaoshan 寶山 (Treasure Mountain) is a Buddhist site in the Taihang 太行 mountain range in Henan 河南 Province; it includes neighboring La...

Beats, Buddhism and the

Scott A. Mitchell

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Buddhism and the Beats Introduction “For the beat generation,” Stephen Prothero wrote in 1991, “dissertation time is here. Magazine and newspa...

Bhāviveka / Bhāvaviveka

Malcolm David Eckel

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Bhāviveka/Bhāvaviveka Introduction Bhāviveka or Bhāvaviveka (also known as Bhavya) was an influential 6th-century Indian Buddhist philosopher....

Bodh Gaya

Janice Leoshko

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2017-01-11

BodhgayāIntroductionBodhgayā (alternatively Bodhgaya, Bodh Gaya, Buddha Gaya, or Buddhagaya) is believed to be the place where the historical Buddha S...


John Powers

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Bodhicitta Introduction The Sanskrit term bodhicitta (mind of awakening) refers to the state of mind of a bodhisattva, who pursues buddhahood i...


Jeffrey L. Broughton

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Bodhidharma Introduction Countless paintings by East Asian artists have attempted to catch the essence of the enigmatic Buddhist master Bodhidh...


James B. Apple

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Bodhisattva Introduction A bodhisattva (Pāli bodhisatta; Tib. byang-chub sems-dpa’; Ch. pusa; Jpn. bosatsu) is generally considered to be a pe...


Florin Deleanu

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

BodhisattvabhūmiIntroductionThe Bodhisattvabhūmi is part of the Yogācārabhūmi, an encyclopedic treatise which laid the foundations of the Yogācāra-Vij...

Body, Buddhism and the

John Powers

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Buddhism and the Body Introduction Unlike some Indian religions that posit an eternal “self” (atman) that serially inhabits bodies during the ...


John N. Miksic

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Borobudur Introduction The Buddhist monument Borobudur is located in central Java, Indonesia. It was constructed between the late 8th and the ...

Buddha, Three Bodies of the (Trikāya)

Ruben L.F. Habito

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Three Bodies of the Buddha (Trikāya) Introduction The notion of Trikāya, or the Three Bodies of the Buddha, is an outcome of speculation by Bud...

Buddhism and Black Embodiment

Rima Vesely-Flad

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2022-05-26

Buddhism and Black EmbodimentIntroductionSince 2000, Buddhist teachers of African descent have published personal testimonies and interpretations of d...

Buddhism and Ethics

Daniel Cozort

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Buddhism and EthicsIntroductionInasmuch as the Buddhist ideal is human perfection, ethics are a particularly important area. Ethics (śīla) is one of t...

Buddhism and Hinduism

GJ Mason

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2022-02-21

Buddhism and HinduismIntroductionA chronological approach is used in this bibliographic article in sequencing emergent categories and concepts as they...

Buddhism and Law

Miguel Alvarez Ortega

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Buddhism and LawIntroductionThe title “Buddhism and Law” refers to an incipient interdisciplinary research area exploring the interactions and overlap...

Buddhism and Marxism

George D. Bond, Michael Nichols

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Buddhism and MarxismIntroductionThough Buddhism as a religious movement far predates the sociopolitical force known as Marxism, a few factors have led...

Buddhism and Medicine in Japan

Anna Andreeva

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

Buddhism and Medicine in JapanIntroductionJapan’s long engagement with Buddhist ideas about rebirth, the human body, and healing has resulted in diver...

Buddhism and Modern Literature

Kimberly Beek

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Buddhism and Modern LiteratureIntroductionBuddhism intersects with modern literature at a multitude of junctions. In all its various forms, schools, a...

Buddhism and Motherhood

Vanessa R. Sasson

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Buddhism and MotherhoodIntroductionMotherhood is a relational concept by its very nature. Biologically, it is tied to the children a woman produces. I...

Buddhism and Nationalism

Volker Grabowsky

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Buddhism and NationalismIntroductionTheoretical works pertaining to the birth and development of modern nationalism have a strong focus on Europe and ...

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