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Feminist Approaches to the Study of Buddhism

Lori Meeks

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Feminist Approaches to the Study of Buddhism Introduction Although much work on women in Buddhism undertaken today does not convey explicitly ...

Four Noble Truths

Carol Anderson

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Four Noble TruthsIntroductionThe teaching commonly called the “four noble truths” is the most widely known teaching of the historical Buddha who lived...

Funeral Practices

Margaret Gouin

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Funeral Practices Introduction Death engages the most fundamental tenets of Buddhism. As the impermanent self dissolves back into its constitu...

Gandhāra, Buddhism in

Jason Neelis

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Buddhism in Gandhāra Introduction Ancient Gandhāra was a major center for cultural production of early Buddhist art and literature. Located in...

Gandharan Art

Antonio Amato

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

Gandharan ArtIntroductionThe expression “Gandharan art” refers to the documented artistic production, starting from the 1st century ce, of the Gandhar...

Gelugpa (dGe lugs pa)

Elijah Ary, Roger Jackson

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2012-02-06

Geluk (Dge lugs)IntroductionThe Geluk (Dge lugs), which also may be phonetically rendered as “Gelug,” is the youngest of the four major orders, or sch...

Gender, Buddhism and

Rita M. Gross

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Buddhism and Gender Introduction In the mid-1960s there only were a few sentences about nuns and about the songs of the female elders (Therīgā...

Globalization

Scott A. Mitchell

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2010-09-13

Globalization Introduction Globalization is a topic taken up by a variety of disciplines, from political science and international relation...

Goenka

Frank Neubert

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Goenka Introduction Satya Narayan Goenka (b. 1924–d. 2013) was a lay teacher of Theravada Buddhist vipassana meditation and probably the most ...

Hakuin Ekaku

Masaki Matsubara

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Hakuin Ekaku Introduction Hakuin Ekaku 白隠慧鶴 (1686–1769: also known as Zen Master Shinki Dokumyō 神機独妙禅師 and National Master Shōshū 正宗國師) is a...

History of Buddhisms in China

Albert Welter

Subject: Buddhism »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

History of Buddhisms in China Introduction Buddhism is a major religion in China, and its influence extends beyond China to other regions of E...

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...

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