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Buddhist Poetry and ColonialismAlagiyavanna and the Portuguese in Sri Lanka

Buddhist Poetry and Colonialism: Alagiyavanna and the Portuguese in Sri Lanka

Stephen C. Berkwitz

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199935765
eISBN:
9780199333035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199935765.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book examines five poetic works by Alagiyavanna Mukaveṭi to describe how Buddhism in Sri Lanka was shaped and transformed by the encounters with Portuguese colonizers and missionaries in the ... More

Chan Rhetoric of Uncertainty in the Blue Cliff RecordSharpening a Sword at the Dragon Gate

Chan Rhetoric of Uncertainty in the Blue Cliff Record: Sharpening a Sword at the Dragon Gate

Steven Heine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199397761
eISBN:
9780199397792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199397761.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chan Rhetoric of Uncertainty provides an innovative, critical textual and literary analysis, in light of Song dynasty (960–1279) Chinese cultural and intellectual historical trends, of the Blue Cliff ... More

Conceiving the Indian Buddhist Patriarchs in China

Conceiving the Indian Buddhist Patriarchs in China

Stuart H. Young

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824841201
eISBN:
9780824868598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824841201.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book is a study of how medieval Chinese Buddhists represented their ancient Indian forebears as exemplars of Buddhist practice for a world without a Buddha. It focuses on the Chinese ... More

Consequences of CompassionAn Interpretation and Defense of Buddhist Ethics

Consequences of Compassion: An Interpretation and Defense of Buddhist Ethics

Charles Goodman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195375190
eISBN:
9780199871377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375190.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Buddhist ethical views have much in common with certain modern ethical theories, and contain many insights relevant to contemporary moral problems. This book examines the theoretical structure of the ... More

The Dalai Lama and the Emperor of ChinaA Political History of the Tibetan Institution of Reincarnation

The Dalai Lama and the Emperor of China: A Political History of the Tibetan Institution of Reincarnation

Peter Schwieger

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168526
eISBN:
9780231538602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168526.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

A major new work in modern Tibetan history, this book follows the evolution of Tibetan Buddhism's trülku (reincarnation) tradition from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries, along with the ... More

Death and the Afterlife in Japanese Buddhism

Death and the Afterlife in Japanese Buddhism

Jacqueline I. Stone and Mariko Namba Walter (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832049
eISBN:
9780824869250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832049.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

For more than a thousand years, Buddhism has dominated Japanese death rituals and concepts of the afterlife. This book, running chronologically from the tenth century to the present, brings to light ... More

Demoting VishnuRitual, Politics, and the Unraveling of Nepal's Hindu Monarchy

Demoting Vishnu: Ritual, Politics, and the Unraveling of Nepal's Hindu Monarchy

Anne T. Mocko

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190275211
eISBN:
9780190275242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190275211.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book explores the role of ritual in the collapse of Nepal’s Hindu monarchy. Ritual had sustained the monarchy for more than two centuries, creating a social position for the king independent of ... More

Demythologizing Pure Land BuddhismYasuda Rijin and the Shin Buddhist Tradition

Demythologizing Pure Land Buddhism: Yasuda Rijin and the Shin Buddhist Tradition

Paul B. Watt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824856328
eISBN:
9780824869038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856328.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The True Pure Land sect of Japanese Buddhism, or Shin Buddhism, grew out of the teachings of Shinran (1173–1262), a Tendai-trained monk. Shinran held that even those unable to fulfill the ... More

Dharma

Dharma

Alf Hiltebeitel

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834661
eISBN:
9780824870713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834661.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book proposes a fresh take on the ancient Indian concept dharma. It offers insights into the innovative character of both Hindu and Buddhist usages of the concept. The book explores how the ... More

Did Dogen Go to China?

Did Dogen Go to China?

Steven Heine

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195305708
eISBN:
9780199784776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305701.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book provides a comprehensive examination of the diverse writings of Dōgen (1200-1253), the founder of Sōtō (C. Ts’ao-tung) Zen Buddhism in Japan. Dōgen is especially known for introducing to ... More

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