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  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release : 19 August 2022
  • ISBN : UOM:39015070751436
  • Page : 418 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 1 voters

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Part of the "Religious Life in History Series," this comprehensive anthology provides translations of texts illustrative of Buddhist philosophy and doctrine as well as descriptive, concrete accounts of Buddhist practices, rituals, and experiences. Author John Strong gives careful consideration to many key aspects of the religion in a wide range of geographic and cultural arenas, from Asia to the United States, and gives students a sense of Buddhism's historical evolution in each area. In addition, this new edition of THE EXPERIENCE OF BUDDHISM uniquely offers students a list of pertinent bibliographic suggestions after each reading, giving them the opportunity to both enhance their understanding of the material and streamline their research and paper-writing process.

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The Experience of Buddhism

The Experience of Buddhism
  • Author : John Strong
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2008
  • ISBN : UOM:39015070751436
DOWNLOAD BOOKThe Experience of Buddhism

Part of the "Religious Life in History Series," this comprehensive anthology provides translations of texts illustrative of Buddhist philosophy and doctrine as well as descriptive, concrete accounts of Buddhist practices, rituals, and experiences. Author John Strong gives careful consideration to many key aspects of the religion in a wide range of geographic and cultural arenas, from Asia to the United States, and gives students a sense of Buddhism's historical evolution in each area. In addition, this new edition of THE

Buddhism

Buddhism
  • Author : Donald William Mitchell
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2008
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105123324555
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Buddhism: Introducing the Buddhist Experience, Second Edition, focuses on the depth of Buddhist experience as expressed in the teachings and practices of its religious and philosophical traditions. Taking a broad and inclusive approach, this unique work spans over 2,500 years, offering chapters on Buddhism's origins in India; Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism; and Buddhism in Southeast Asia, Tibet, China, Korea, and Japan. It also includes an extensive discussion of modern, socially engaged Buddhism and a concluding chapter on the spread of Buddhism

The Life of Buddhism

The Life of Buddhism
  • Author : Richard Carp,Frank E. Reynolds,Jason A. Carbine,University Frank E Reynolds,Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2000-12-02
  • ISBN : 0520223373
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Bringing together 15 essays by international Buddhist scholars, this book offers a distinctive portrayal of the life of Buddhism. The contributors focus on a range of religious practices across the Buddhist world, from New York to Tibet.

The Experience of Samadhi

The Experience of Samadhi
  • Author : Richard Shankman
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2008-12-30
  • ISBN : 0834824019
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Dharma practice comprises a wide range of wise instructions and skillful means. As a result, meditators may be exposed to a diversity of approaches to the core teachings and the meditative path—and that can be confusing at times. In this clear and accessible exploration, Dharma teacher and longtime meditator Richard Shankman unravels the mix of differing, sometimes conflicting, views and traditional teachings on how samadhi (concentration) is understood and taught. In part one, Richard Shankman explores the range of

A Buddhist Doctrine of Experience

A Buddhist Doctrine of Experience
  • Author : Thomas A. Kochumuttom,Vasubandhu
  • Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass Publishe
  • Release Date : 1989
  • ISBN : 812080662X
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Giving a new translation and interpretation of the basic works of Vasubandhu the yogacarin, the author shows that Yogacara metaphysics is basically the same as that of the early Buddhism. He contends that the Yogacara writings are open to interpretation in terms of realistic pluralism, and thus challenges their traditional interpretation in terms of idealistic monism. His translation is faithful to the original, arguments convincing and consistent, and presentation clear and readable. The texts translated and interpreted are (i) Madhyanta-vibhago-karika-bhasya, (

Why Buddhism is True

Why Buddhism is True
  • Author : Robert Wright
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-08-08
  • ISBN : 9781439195475
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From one of America’s most brilliant writers, a New York Times bestselling journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness. At the heart of Buddhism is a simple claim: The reason we suffer—and the reason we make other people suffer—is that we don’t see the world clearly. At the heart of Buddhist meditative practice is a radical promise: We can learn to see

Buddhism

Buddhism
  • Author : Donald William Mitchell
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2002
  • ISBN : 0195139526
DOWNLOAD BOOKBuddhism

Buddhism: Introducing the Buddhist Experience focuses on the depth of Buddhist experience as expressed in the teachings and practices of a wide array of its religious and philosophical traditions. Taking a broad and inclusive approach, this unique work spans over 2,500 years, featuring chapters on Buddhism's origins in India; Therav=ada and Mahayana Buddhism; and Buddhism in Southeast Asia, Tibet, China, Korea, and Japan. It also includes an extensive discussion of modern, socially engaged Buddhism and a concluding chapter on the

The Experience of Insight

The Experience of Insight
  • Author : Joseph Goldstein
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2017-10-24
  • ISBN : 9780834840997
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This modern classic on Buddhist meditation will help you further your practice and understanding of foundational Buddhist teachings This modern spiritual classic, presented as a thirty-day meditation retreat taught by Joseph Goldstein, offers timeless practical instructions and real-world advice for practicing meditation—whether walking or sitting in formal practice or engaging in everyday life. Goldstein—a beloved and respected meditation teacher who studied for many years under the guidance of eminent Buddhist teachers from India, Tibet, and Burma—uses the