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Homa

Richard Payne

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Homa Introduction While the ritual practices of tantric Buddhism include many and varied rituals (sadhanas, pujas) and yogic practices, ...

Huineng

John M. Thompson

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Huineng Introduction Huineng (also Hui-Neng or Hui Neng; Jpn. Enō; b. 638–d. 713), the legendary “Sixth Patriarch” of Chan (Jpn. Zen), is a se...

Image Consecrations

Cameron Warner

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Image Consecrations Introduction Buddhists erect shrines within monasteries and temples, at home, or even in the workplace in order to have a ...

Images

Charles Lachman

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

ImagesIntroductionBuddhism appears to have spread slowly at first from its birthplace in northern India after the death of the historical Buddha. With...

India, Buddhism in

Anthony Tribe

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Buddhism in India Introduction Buddhism in India comprises a vast array of traditions, institutions, doctrines, and literatures. It flourished...

India, Mahāmudrā in

Roger Jackson

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Mahāmudrā in IndiaIntroductionMahāmudrā—Sanskrit for the “great seal” (Tib. phyag rgya chen po)—is best known as a system of direct meditation on the ...

Internationalism, Buddhism and

Brooke Schedneck

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2015-05-29

Buddhism and Internationalism Introduction It might seem that Buddhism and internationalism is a new topic in Buddhist studies scholarship; ho...

Intersections Between Buddhism and Hinduism in Thailand

Nathan McGovern

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Intersections Between Buddhism and Hinduism in ThailandIntroductionThe categories “Buddhism” and “Hinduism” are products of the modern discourse on “w...

Iranian World, Buddhism in the

Georges-Jean Pinault

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Buddhism in the Iranian World Introduction The territories of present-day Pakistan, Afghanistan, and further countries of Transoxiana, belongi...

Islam, Buddhism and

Johan Elverskog

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Buddhism and Islam Introduction Although Buddhists and Muslims have interacted for more than a millennium across the length and breadth of Eura...

Japan, Buddhism in

Lori Meeks

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Buddhism in Japan Introduction European missionaries and philologists undertook the earliest Western-language studies of Japanese Buddhism. In...

Jātaka

Naomi Appleton

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Jātaka Introduction A jātaka, or “birth story,” is a story relating an episode in a past life of the Buddha. Many such stories are found in th...

Jonang

Michael Sheehy

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Jonang Introduction Jonang (also known as jo nang, jo nang pa, or Jonangpa) is a distinct order of Buddhism in Tibet. Early forefathers of the...

Kagyu

Andrew Quintman

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Kagyu Introduction The Kagyu (Bka’ brgyud) tradition is one of the principal lineages of Tibetan Buddhism, famous for its emphasis on meditatio...

Kālacakra

Vesna Wallace

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Kālacakra Introduction The Kālacakra (wheel of time) is one of the latest Buddhist tantric traditions that appeared in North India in the early...

Korea, Buddhism in

Richard McBride

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Buddhism in Korea Introduction Buddhism is a major religion in Korea and active Korean participation in the development of East Asian Buddhist...

Kūkai

Klaus Pinte

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Kūkai Introduction Kūkai (空海, b. 774–d. 835) is most commonly revered as the founder of the Shingon denomination of Esoteric Buddhism in Japa...

Kyōgyōshinshō (Shinran)

David Matsumoto

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Kyōgyōshinshō (Shinran)IntroductionKyōgyōshinshō is the title customarily used to refer to the principal work of Shinran (b. 1173–d. 1263), a Pure Lan...

Laos, Buddhism in

Justin McDaniel

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Buddhism in Laos Introduction Even though Lao studies is experiencing exponential growth due to the availability and exposure of a number of a...

Linji and the Linjilu

Jeffrey L. Broughton

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Linji and the Linjilu Introduction The Zhenzhou Linji Huizhao chanshi yulu 鎮州臨濟慧照禪師語錄 (Record of the Sayings of Chan Master Linji Huizhao of Z...

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