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Transforming ConsciousnessYogacara Thought in Modern China

Transforming Consciousness: Yogacara Thought in Modern China

John Makeham (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199358120
eISBN:
9780199358205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199358120.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism, Philosophy of Religion

The Western roots of many aspects of modern Chinese thought have been well documented. Far less well understood, and still largely overlooked, are the influence and significance of the main exemplar ... More

Travels in the NetherworldBuddhist Popular Narratives of Death and the Afterlife in Tibet

Travels in the Netherworld: Buddhist Popular Narratives of Death and the Afterlife in Tibet

Bryan J. Cuevas

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195341164
eISBN:
9780199851706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341164.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book examines a little-known genre of Tibetan narrative literature about the délok, ordinary men and women who claim to have died, traveled through hell, and then returned from the afterlife. ... More

Unbounded WholenessBon, Dzogchen, and the Logic of the Nonconceptual

Unbounded Wholeness: Bon, Dzogchen, and the Logic of the Nonconceptual

Anne Carolyn Klein and Tenzin Wangyal

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195178494
eISBN:
9780199784790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178491.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book provides a study and translation of the Authenticity of Open Awareness, a foundational text of the Bon Dzogchen tradition. This is the first time a Bon philosophical text of this scope has ... More

Unfortunate DestinyAnimals in the Indian Buddhist Imagination

Unfortunate Destiny: Animals in the Indian Buddhist Imagination

Reiko Ohnuma

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190637545
eISBN:
9780190637576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190637545.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book focuses on the imagery and roles of nonhuman animals in premodern South Asian Buddhist literature. Part I examines the animal realm of rebirth in Buddhist doctrine and cosmology and shows ... More

Virtuous BodiesThe Physical Dimensions of Morality in Buddhist Ethics

Virtuous Bodies: The Physical Dimensions of Morality in Buddhist Ethics

Susanne Mrozik

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195305005
eISBN:
9780199785681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305005.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book investigates the diverse roles bodies play in Buddhist ethical development. Traditionally, Buddhists assumed a close connection between body and morality. Thus, Buddhist literature contains ... More

Visions of Awakening Space and TimeD=ogen and the Lotus Sutra

Visions of Awakening Space and Time: D=ogen and the Lotus Sutra

Taigen Dan Leighton

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195320930
eISBN:
9780199785360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320930.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

As a religion concerned with universal liberation, Zen grew out of a Buddhist worldview very different from the currently prevalent scientific materialism. Zen cannot be fully understood outside of a ... More

Visualizing a Buddhist SutraText and Figure in Himalayan Art

Visualizing a Buddhist Sutra: Text and Figure in Himalayan Art

Laxman S. Thakur

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195673142
eISBN:
9780199081943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195673142.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book discusses the analysis of Gaṇḍavyūhasūtra.The Gaṇḍavyūhasūtra is a grand scripture covering a number of complicated themes and intricate Buddhist ideas. The study is confined to the ... More

White Collar ZenUsing Zen Principles to Overcome Obstacles and Achieve Your Career Goals

White Collar Zen: Using Zen Principles to Overcome Obstacles and Achieve Your Career Goals

Steven Heine

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195160031
eISBN:
9780199850273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160031.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

It is said that in traditional Japan the samurai embraced Zen because it helped them to be fearless in adversity, to act quickly and decisively, and to keep focused on their ultimate goal. This book ... More

Women and Buddhist PhilosophyEngaging Zen Master Kim Iryop

Women and Buddhist Philosophy: Engaging Zen Master Kim Iryop

Jin Y. Park

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858780
eISBN:
9780824873707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858780.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

How and why do women engage with Buddhist philosophy? This is the fundamental question that Women and Buddhist Philosophy: Engaging Zen Master Kim Iryŏp proposes to answer through discussions of Kim ... More

Women in Early Indian BuddhismComparative Textual Studies

Women in Early Indian Buddhism: Comparative Textual Studies

Alice Collett (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199326044
eISBN:
9780199369324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199326044.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This volume is a broad-ranging comparative study of texts, sections of texts, and textual fragments that are concerned with women in early Indian Buddhism. The volume is based on texts from early ... More

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