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Religions of Indic origin

Vedic Voices: Intimate Narratives of Living Andhra Traditions

ISBN : 9780199397693

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¥5,687
Author: 
David M. Knipe
Pages
368 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
154 x 231 mm
Pub date
Apr 2015
For countless generations families have lived in isolated communities in the Godavari Delta of coastal Andhra Pradesh, learning and reciting their legacy of Vedas, performing daily offerings and occas ... Read more

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Voice of the Buddha: Buddhaghosa on the Immeasurable Words

ISBN : 9780190906658

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¥15,246
Author: 
Maria Heim
Pages
288 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Oct 2018
How did ancient Buddhists read and interpret the Buddha's words? In Voice of the Buddha, Maria Heim reads the early Buddhist scriptures with Buddhaghosa, the principal commentator, editor, and transla ... Read more

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What is Buddhist Enlightenment?

ISBN : 9780190622596

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¥4,917
Author: 
Dale S. Wright
Pages
256 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Nov 2016
What kind of person should I strive to be? What ideals should I pursue in my life? What would it mean for all of us to wake up to the realities and possibilities for human life? These questions, or ve ... Read more

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When a Goddess Dies: Worshipping Ma Anandamayi After Her Death

ISBN : 9780199368624

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¥4,609
Author: 
Orianne Aymard
Pages
368 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
157 x 235 mm
Pub date
Jun 2014
Ma Anandamayi is generally regarded as the most important Hindu woman saint of the twentieth century. Venerated alternately as a guru and as an incarnation of God on earth, Ma had hundreds of thousan ... Read more

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When Sparrows Became Hawks: The Making of the Sikh Warrior Tradition, 1699-1799

ISBN : 9780199756551

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¥14,476
Author: 
Purnima Dhavan
Pages
272 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
162 x 237 mm
Pub date
Nov 2011
Challenging the commonly accepted belief that the distinctive rituals, ceremonies, and cultural practices associated with the Khalsa were formed during the lifetime of the Tenth and last Sikh Guru, Go ... Read more

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Women in Early Indian Buddhism: Comparative Textual Studies

ISBN : 9780199326044

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¥12,628
Author: 
Alice Collett
Pages
288 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
163 x 236 mm
Pub date
Oct 2013
Series
South Asia Research
The path of practice as taught in ancient India by Gotama Buddha was open to both women and men. The texts of early Indian Buddhism show that women were lay followers of the Buddha and were also grant ... Read more

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Women Living Zen: Japanese Soto Buddhist Nuns

ISBN : 9780199928682

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¥3,839
Author: 
Paula Kane Robinson Arai
Pages
268 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Jul 2012
"A long overdue corrective to the androcentric scholarship that has ignored Zen nuns' importance...This very readable book is ideal for classroom use."-Religious Studies Review "Arai's sensitive firs ... Read more

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Women Living Zen: Japanese Soto Buddhist Nuns

ISBN : 9780195123937

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¥17,710
Author: 
Paula Kane Robinson Arai
Pages
272 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
163 x 243 mm
Pub date
Jul 1999
In this study, based on both historical evidence and ethnographic data, Paula Arai shows that nuns were central agents in the foundation of Buddhism in Japan in the sixth century. They were active par ... Read more

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World of Wonders: The Work of Adbhutarasa in the Mahabharata and the Harivamsa

ISBN : 9780197538227

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¥15,246
Author: 
Alf Hiltebeitel
Pages
360 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Feb 2021
In World of Wonders, Alf Hiltebeitel addresses the Mahabharata and its supplement, the Harivamsa, as a single literary composition. Looking at the work through the critical lens of the Indian aestheti ... Read more

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Yongming Yanshou's Conception of Chan in the Zongjing Lu: A Special Transmission within the Scriptures

ISBN : 9780199760312

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¥14,476
Author: 
Albert Welter
Pages
400 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
152 x 235 mm
Pub date
Sep 2011
Yongming Yanshou ranks among the great thinkers of the Chinese and East Asian Buddhist traditions, one whose legacy has endured for more than a thousand years. Albert Welter offers new insight into th ... Read more

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