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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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