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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 ...

Buddhism and Politics

Matthew J. Moore

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Buddhism and PoliticsIntroductionPolitics has always been part of Buddhism. The earliest Buddhists texts, the Tipiṭaka, contain numerous references to...

Buddhism in Australia

Michelle Barker

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2021-09-22

Buddhism in AustraliaIntroductionBuddhism comprised 2.4 percent of the Australian population at the most recent census in 2016. While reflection on Bu...

Buddhism in Latin America

Frank Usarski

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2021-03-24

Buddhism in Latin AmericaIntroductionThe study of Buddhism in Latin America, which had been lacking in other Western countries, has improved considera...

Buddhism in Taiwan

Wei-Yi Cheng

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2022-05-26

Buddhism in TaiwanIntroductionIt is difficult to speak of a distinctive “Taiwanese” Buddhism since the majority of the population in Taiwan is ethnica...

Buddhist Art and Architecture in Korea

Maya Stiller

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2020-01-15

Buddhist Art and Architecture in KoreaIntroductionThe study of Korean Buddhist art and architecture is a relatively young field compared to the long-h...

Buddhist Art and Architecture in Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia

Pattaratorn Chirapravati, John Listopad

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Buddhist Art and Architecture in Southeast Asia and Sri LankaIntroductionAccording to the Sinhalese chronicles the Dipavaṃsa (Chronicle of the Island)...

Buddhist Hermeneutics

Richard Nance

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Buddhist HermeneuticsIntroductionEtymologically derived from the Greek ἑρμηνεύειν, to interpret, the term “hermeneutics” is often presumed to gesture ...

Buddhist Interreligious and Intrareligious Dialogue

Rachel Pang

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2022-02-21

Buddhist Interreligious and Intrareligious DialogueIntroductionBuddhism has had a long history of interaction with non-Indic cultures and religions si...

Buddhist Ordination

Jason A. Carbine, Patrick Kellycooper

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Buddhist OrdinationIntroductionIn Buddhism, ordinations are the ceremonies in which men and women become members of the Buddhist monastic order, or sa...

Buddhist Statecraft

James A. Benn, Stephanie Balkwill

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

Buddhist StatecraftIntroductionIn the modern day, the connection between Buddhism and statecraft is readily seen in the Theravada monarchies of Southe...

Buddhist Theories of Causality (karma, pratītyasamutpāda, hetu, pratyaya)

Tadeusz Skorupski

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Buddhist Theories of Causality (Karma, Pratītyasamutpāda, Hetu, Pratyaya)IntroductionThis entry covers four models of causality: karma, pratītyasamutp...

Buddhist Thought and Western Philosophy

Jin Y. Park, Leah Kalmanson

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Buddhist Thought and Western PhilosophyIntroductionBuddhist–Western comparative philosophy is a relatively new field. Most work in this area has been ...

Buddhist Thought, Embryology in

Anna Andreeva

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Embryology in Buddhist ThoughtIntroductionIdeas about the origins of life and the development of the human body in utero have been part of Buddhist di...

Buddhist-Christian Dialogue

Kristin Largen

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Buddhist-Christian Dialogue Introduction The field of Buddhist-Christian dialogue is relatively new, having its formal genesis in roughly the...


Livia Kohn

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Buddho-DaoismIntroductionBuddhism reached China in the early centuries of the Common Era, but it did not have a major impact on Chinese religion and s...

Cambodian Buddhism

John Marston

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Cambodian Buddhism Introduction The study of Cambodian Buddhism has less clearly coalesced as a field than studies of Buddhism in the other ma...

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