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Warrior Monk Traditions

Mikael Adolphson

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Warrior Monk Traditions Introduction Warrior monks in the Asian setting usually refer to members of Buddhist monastic communities who fight fo...

West (North America and Europe), Buddhism in the

Scott A. Mitchell, Thomas Calobrisi

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Buddhism in the West (North America and Europe)IntroductionThe study of Buddhism in the West is built on the pioneering work of a handful of scholars ...

Wheel of Life (Bhava-Cakra)

Karil Kucera

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Wheel of Life (bhava-cakra) Introduction The Wheel of Life (Skt. bhava-cakra)—or, as it is sometimes referred to, the Wheel of Becoming, the Wh...

Women in Buddhism

Kim Gutschow

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Women in Buddhism Introduction The very existence of a “Women and Buddhism” entry but no “Men in Buddhism” entry implies a set of methodologica...

Women in the West, Prominent Buddhist

Ann Gleig

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Prominent Buddhist Women in the West Introduction Women have played a significant role in both the historical transmission of Buddhism to the ...


Ernest Brewster

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

XuanzangIntroductionXuanzang玄奘, the peripatetic Chinese Buddhist scholar-monk of the Tang dynasty (618-907 ce), was born into a literati family in Hen...


Vanessa R. Sasson

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

YasodharāIntroductionIt would be easier to produce a bibliography of all the sources that do not make reference to Yasodharā than the ones that do. Ya...


William S. Waldron

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Yogācāra Introduction The Yogācāra (practitioners of yoga) school, also known as citta-mātra (mind-only), or vijñānavāda (consciousness s...


Martin Delhey

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

YogācārabhūmiIntroductionThe Yogācārabhūmi or Yogācārabhūmiśāstra is an extraordinarily large encyclopedia or summa of ancient Indian Buddhist scholas...

Zen, Premodern Japanese

Taigen Leighton

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Premodern Japanese Zen Introduction Japanese Zen developed in distinctive ways after the Chan traditions were imported from China during th...

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