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Wilderness Dwelling and the Ascetic Disciplines

Daniel Boucher

in Bodhisattvas of the Forest and the Formation of the Mahayana: A Study and Translation of the Rastrapalapariprccha-sutra

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824828813
eISBN:
9780824869274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824828813.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter attempts to flesh out the ascetic orientation of the Rāṣṭrapāla in more detail, in relationship both to mainstream Buddhist literature as well as to other voices within the Mahāyāna ... More


Breathing Home

M. Jan Holton

in Longing for Home: Forced Displacement and Postures of Hospitality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300207620
eISBN:
9780300220797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207620.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 4 examines the Batwa people of Uganda and Congo, who were displaced from their home in the mountain forest and how this displacement has jeopardized traditional ways of meaning making for ... More


The Forest-Dweller 1

Wendy Doniger

in On Hinduism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199360079
eISBN:
9780199377923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199360079.003.0043
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

In this chapter, the author reflects on her life as a forest-dweller in Chicago. She talks about the concept of forest-dwelling, which in ancient Hindu texts represents the third in the three basic ... More


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