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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...

Candrakīrti

Karen C. Lang

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

CandrakīrtiIntroductionCandrakīrti (b. c. 570–d. c. 650) is an important commentator and author whose works influenced the development of Madhyamaka B...

Canon, History of the Buddhist

Daniel Veidlinger

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

History of the Buddhist Canon Introduction There are a number of canonical collections in Buddhism rather than a single fixed corpus of t...

Caste, Buddhism and

Greg Bailey

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Buddhism and Caste Introduction Scholarly interest in Buddhism and caste stems from two interrelated motivations. The first being to investiga...

Central Asia, Buddhism in

Matthew King

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2015-07-28

Buddhism in Central Asia Introduction Historically significant civilizations dotted the heart of Eurasia already by the first centuries of the...

China, Esoteric Buddhism in, (Zhenyan and Mijiao)

Paul Copp, Michelle C. Wang

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Esoteric Buddhism in China (Zhenyan and Mijiao) Introduction Esoteric, or tantric, Buddhism was one of the last forms of Buddhism to develop ...

China, Pilgrimage in

Courtney Bruntz

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Pilgrimage in ChinaIntroductionThe study of religion as it relates to physical environments highlights the manners in which religious activities are s...

Chinese Buddhist Publishing and Print Culture, 1900-1950

Gregory Adam Scott

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Chinese Buddhist Publishing and Print Culture, 1900–1950 Introduction Buddhism in early-20th-century China was in a state of rapid transition,...

Colonialism and Postcolonialism

Anne Blackburn

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Colonialism and Postcolonialism Introduction The study of colonial and postcolonial histories in relation to Buddhism and the use of post...

Compassion (karuṇā)

Elizabeth M. Tyler, Mark Ty Unno

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Compassion Introduction Compassion is a major theme throughout much of Buddhist history. In Early Buddhism, mettā/maitrī (Pāḷi/Sanskrit), ofte...

Cosmology, Astronomy and Astrology

Vesna Wallace

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Cosmology, Astronomy, and Astrology Introduction Buddhist cosmology forms an integral part of a Buddhist worldview, without which it would be ...

Culture, Material

John Kieschnick

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Material Culture Introduction The study of material culture belongs to a relatively young discipline that examines artifacts as well as ideas ...

D. T. Suzuki

James Dobbins

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

D. T. SuzukiIntroductionD. T. Suzuki (Daisetz [Daisetsu] Teitarō Suzuki, b. 1870–d. 1966) was a Japanese scholar of Buddhism who published extensively...

Dalai Lama

Gareth Sparham

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

Dalai Lama Introduction Dalai Lama is the honorific title of Tenzin Gyatso (Bstan ‘dzin rgya mtsho, b. 1935), a Nobel Peace Prize winner and t...

Dāna

Maria R. Heim

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

DānaIntroductionDāna (Sanskrit and Pali, gift, gift-giving, generosity) is a practice, ideology, economic feature, ethical virtue, and topic of intell...

Debate

Paul G. Hackett

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Debate Introduction From the very inception of the tradition, debate has figured prominently in Buddhism. Perhaps as a result of the multirelig...

Demons and the Demonic in Buddhism

Gail Hinich Sutherland

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Demons and the Demonic in Buddhism Introduction It may come as a surprise to those who equate Buddhism solely with its intellectual and mystic...

Dhammapada/Dharmapada

Valerie Roebuck

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2019-11-26

Dhammapada/DharmapadaIntroductionThe Buddhist texts known as Dhammapada (Pali) or Dharmapada (Sanskrit and other Indic languages), “Words/Verses of th...

Dharma

John Powers

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Dharma Introduction Dharma (Pāli dhamma; East Asia: 法, pronounced fǎ in Mandarin, beop in Korean, hō in Japanese, and pháp in Vietnamese) is ...

Digitization of Buddhism (Digital Humanities and Buddhist Studies)

Marcus Bingenheimer

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2020-09-24

Digitization of Buddhism (Digital Humanities and Buddhist Studies)IntroductionThe period between 1990 and 2010 saw a momentous change in the way human...

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