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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...

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 Hermeneutics Introduction Etymologically derived from the Greek ἑρμηνεύειν, to interpret, the term “hermeneutics” is often presumed t...

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...


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

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,...

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