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Pilgrimage in Tibet

Katia Buffetrille

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Pilgrimage in Tibet Introduction The title “Pilgrimage in Tibet” requires first of all a territorial delineation of what the term “Tibet” refe...

Prātimokṣa/Pātimokkha

Karma Lekshe Tsomo

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Prātimokṣa/Pātimokkha Introduction The prātimokṣa (Pāli: pāṭimokkha), the Buddhist monastic code of discipline, is a corpus of disciplinary ru...

Pratītyasamutpāda

Chaisit Suwanvarangkul

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2015-04-29

Pratītyasamutpāda Introduction The Sanskrit term pratītyasamutpāda (Pāli paṭiccasamuppāda; Tib. rten cing ’brel ’byung རྟེན་ཅིང་འབྲེལ་འབྱུང་; ...

Preaching/Teaching in Buddhism Studies

Mahinda Deegalle

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

Preaching/Teaching in Buddhism StudiesIntroductionBuddhist preaching is a popular tradition in many Asian Buddhist societies. In terms of prominence g...

Psychology and Psychotherapy, Buddhism in

William S. Waldron

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Buddhism in Psychology and Psychotherapy Introduction In the early 1960s Chogyam Trunpga Rimpoche famously declared that Buddhism would come ...

Pure Land Buddhism

Galen Amstutz

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Pure Land Buddhism Introduction Pure Land Buddhism is one of the complex dimensions of Buddhist traditions, not a coherent body of thought, bu...

Pure Land Sūtras

Jeff Wilson

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Pure Land Sūtras Introduction Pure Land Buddhism is today one of the largest and most widespread traditions. With roots in India and Central ...

Relics

David Quinter

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Relics Introduction Evidence for the veneration of relics associated with the Buddha dates as far back as evidence for Buddhism more broadly. ...

Religious Tourism, Buddhism and

Courtney Bruntz

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Buddhism and Religious Tourism Introduction The relationship between Buddhism and religious tourism has increasingly become an important topic...

Sādhana

David Gray

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Sādhana Introduction The term sādhana is a Sanskrit term literally meaning “means of achievement.” It is a term that mainly designates ritual ...

Sakya

Jonathan C. Gold

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Sakya Introduction Along with the Nyingma, the Kagyu, and the Geluk, the Sakya (Tib. sa-skya) school is one of the four main Tibetan Buddhist ...

Saṃsāra and Rebirth

Jeff Wilson

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Saṃsāra and Rebirth Introduction Buddhists conceive of the world as a suffering-laden cycle of life, death, and rebirth, without begi...

Sangha

Thomas Borchert

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Sangha Introduction The Sangha is the Buddhist community; it is the men, women and children who follow the teachings of the Buddha. The term, w...

Śāntideva (Bodhicaryāvatāra)

Francis Brassard

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Śāntideva (Bodhicaryāvatāra)IntroductionŚāntideva is a Buddhist philosopher and teacher who lived in India around the beginning of the 8th century ce....

Sarvāstivāda

Bart Dessein

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

SarvāstivādaIntroductionThe rise of the Sarvāstivāda school of Buddhism as a distinct group dates back to the 2nd to 1st centuries bce. According to B...

Satipaṭṭhāna-sutta

Bhikkhu Anālayo

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Satipaṭṭhāna-SuttaIntroductionThe Satipaṭṭhāna-sutta, found as the tenth discourse in the Majjhima-nikāya of the Theravāda Pāli canon, is a central re...

Sautrāntika

Tadeusz Skorupski

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2015-05-29

Sautrāntika Introduction Since the late 1980s, a number of Buddhist scholars have produced a vibrant wave of academic studies on the Sautrānti...

Secularization of Buddhism

Jørn Borup

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

Secularization of BuddhismIntroductionSecularization is a major theoretical concept with its own paradigm in different scholarly fields, including the...

Self, Non-Self, and Personal Identity

Matthew Kapstein

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Self, Non-Self, and Personal Identity Introduction The precise nature of the Buddha’s doctrine, as he himself may have taught it, is subject ...

Sexuality and Buddhsim

Amy Langenberg

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Buddhism and SexualityIntroductionBecause of its high regard for celibate monasticism and incisive critique of desire as a root cause of suffering, Bu...

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