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Over the Borderline: Integrating Religion Approaches

Ira Helderman

in Prescribing the Dharma: Psychotherapists, Buddhist Traditions, and Defining Religion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648521
eISBN:
9781469648545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648521.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter surveys clinicians’ integrating religion approaches to Buddhist traditions. Here psychotherapists seek to incorporate Buddhist and psychotherapeutic elements in such a way that both ... More


Shōtoku and Gyōki

Michael Como

in Shōtoku: Ethnicity, Ritual, and Violence in the Japanese Buddhist Tradition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188615
eISBN:
9780199851751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188615.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the role played by roadside rites of begging, blessing (hokai), and spirit propitiation in shaping interactions between the Shōtoku cult and popular religious movements of the ... More


Viṭṭhal and the Buddha

Ramchandra Chintaman Dhere

in Rise of a Folk God: Vitthal of Pandharpur

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199777594
eISBN:
9780199919048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777594.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter examines the most extreme example of the synthesis accomplished by the poet-saints devoted to Viṭṭhal: the fact that he is also identified with the Buddha. The basis for this ... More


Japanese Versions of Buddhism

John K. Nelson

in Experimental Buddhism: Innovation and Activism in Contemporary Japan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838331
eISBN:
9780824870942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838331.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter traces some of the religious and social history informing modern Buddhism in Japan before positioning it within contemporary circumstances. Readers may find that this chapter’s ... More


The New Path to Peace: Disciplining Religious Subjects

Ruth Streicher

in Uneasy Military Encounters: The Imperial Politics of Counterinsurgency in Southern Thailand

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751325
eISBN:
9781501751356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751325.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores how the differences seen in young Muslim men is produced in the drug rehabilitation camp Yalannanbaru and discusses how the disciplinary methods deployed by military trainers ... More


Conclusion: On Circumambulatory Reading

Charlotte Eubanks

in Miracles of Book and Body: Buddhist Textual Culture and Medieval Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520265615
eISBN:
9780520947894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265615.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This concluding chapter considers an important metaphor for textuality within the Buddhist tradition, which is the “turning the wheel of the dharma.” It discusses the cycle of textual production and ... More


Fathering Your Father: The Zen of Fabrication in Tang Buddhism

Alan Cole

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254848
eISBN:
9780520943643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254848.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book offers a provocative rereading of the early history of Chan Buddhism (Zen). Working from a history-of-religions point of view that asks how and why certain literary tropes were chosen to ... More


The Ontology of Sutras

Charlotte Eubanks

in Miracles of Book and Body: Buddhist Textual Culture and Medieval Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520265615
eISBN:
9780520947894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265615.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter studies the metafictional elements of sutras. It looks at how these elements work together to create presence and agency, and identifies the directives that serve as the sutras' ... More


Experimental Buddhism: Innovation and Activism in Contemporary Japan

John K. Nelson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838331
eISBN:
9780824870942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838331.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book documents a sense of what is happening on the front lines as a growing number of Buddhist priests try to reboot their roles and traditions to gain greater significance in Japanese society. ... More


Karakami and Animal Sacrifice

Michael Como

in Weaving and Binding: Immigrant Gods and Female Immortals in Ancient Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824829575
eISBN:
9780824870560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824829575.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter investigates two issues that were closely related to the prominence of immigrant lineages and deities within Japanese cultic life. The first concerns the degree to which cults of ... More


The Queen Mother of the West and the Ghosts of the Buddhist Tradition

Michael Como

in Weaving and Binding: Immigrant Gods and Female Immortals in Ancient Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824829575
eISBN:
9780824870560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824829575.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the role of continental conceptions of spirit pacification in shaping the founding legend of Japanese Buddhism. It argues that because the establishment of the Buddhist ... More


The Platform Sūtra and Other Conspiracy Theories

Alan Cole

in Patriarchs on Paper: A Critical History of Medieval Chan Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520284067
eISBN:
9780520959750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284067.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter focuses on the Platform Sūtra. Composed sometime in the late eighth century, Platform Sūtra picks up and works over a number of claims regarding the Bodhidharma clan that had been put ... More


Collective Suicide at the Funeral of Jitsunyo: Mimesis or Solidarity?

Mark L. Blum

in Death and the Afterlife in Japanese Buddhism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832049
eISBN:
9780824869250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832049.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter analyzes the suicides of Jodo Shinshu adherents, following the death of the abbot Jitsunyo—the monshu or head of the powerful Shinshu Honganji organization. The practice of ... More


The Dharma of Gender

Rita M. Gross

in A Garland of Feminist Reflections: Forty Years of Religious Exploration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255852
eISBN:
9780520943667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255852.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter explains a classic meditation practice in Vajrayana Buddhism, called the Mahamudra Investigations. It invites the meditator to search for the nature of unfettered mind. The meditator is ... More


Conclusions: Chan, a Buddhist Beauty

Alan Cole

in Patriarchs on Paper: A Critical History of Medieval Chan Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520284067
eISBN:
9780520959750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284067.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This concluding chapter argues that the most reasonable way to account for the composition of Chan texts is to assume that Chan authors were quite aware of the art of writing “religious literature,” ... More


Introduction: Representations, Re-presentations, and Retrieval

Jaya Tyagi

in Contestation and Compliance: Retrieving Women's 'Agency' from Puranic Traditions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199451821
eISBN:
9780199084593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451821.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The chapter discusses why study of religious traditions and rituals is critical for understanding social processes in historical studies. It traces some prominent historical studies on how women have ... More


The Traditional Theravada World

Asanga Tilakaratne

in Theravada Buddhism: The View of the Elders

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835965
eISBN:
9780824871598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835965.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter traces the history of the traditional Theravada countries. Of the three Buddhist traditions existing in the world today, Theravada—being the oldest—naturally has the longest history. ... More


Conclusion

Michael Como

in Weaving and Binding: Immigrant Gods and Female Immortals in Ancient Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824829575
eISBN:
9780824870560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824829575.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This concluding chapter summarizes key themes and presents some final thoughts. The book examined several key moments in the formation of the Japanese Buddhist tradition, the Japanese royal cult, and ... More


Social and Economic Life at Hokkeji and Its Branch Convents

Lori Meeks

in Hokkeji and the Reemergence of Female Monastic Orders in Premodern Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833947
eISBN:
9780824870737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833947.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines social and economic life at Hokkeji during the height of its medieval restoration. Surviving records suggest that the women who entered the convent as nuns, novices, and members ... More


Sending and Receiving

Nicolas Bommarito

in Seeing Clearly: A Buddhist Guide to Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190887506
eISBN:
9780190092559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887506.003.0028
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter assesses the technique of sending and receiving. Sending and receiving, sometimes also translated as giving and taking, is an imaginative visualization technique developed in the Tibetan ... More


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