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Religions of Indic origin

Buddhist Extremists and Muslim Minorities: Religious Conflict in Contemporary Sri Lanka

ISBN : 9780190624385

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¥5,390
Author: 
John Clifford Holt
Pages
256 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Nov 2016
2009 brought the end of the protracted civil war in Sri Lanka, and observers hoped to see the re-establishment of harmonious religious and ethnic relations among the various communities in the country ... Read more

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Buddhist Fury: Religion and Violence in Southern Thailand

ISBN : 9780199793242

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¥5,533
Author: 
Michael K. Jerryson
Pages
272 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
166 x 236 mm
Pub date
Aug 2011
Buddhist violence is not a well-known concept. In fact, it is generally considered an oxymoron. An image of a Buddhist monk holding a handgun or the idea of a militarized Buddhist monastery tends to s ... Read more

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

ISBN : 9780199935765

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¥19,250
Author: 
Stephen C. Berkwitz
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
161 x 239 mm
Pub date
Mar 2013
Stephen C. Berkwitz's Buddhist Poetry and Colonialism examines five works by a single poet to demonstrate how Buddhism in Sri Lanka was shaped and transformed by encounters with Portuguese colonizers ... Read more

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

ISBN : 9780199935789

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¥8,316
Author: 
Stephen C. Berkwitz
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
155 x 234 mm
Pub date
Apr 2012
Stephen C. Berkwitz's Buddhist Poetry and Colonialism examines five works by a single poet to demonstrate how Buddhism in Sri Lanka was shaped and transformed by encounters with Portuguese colonizers ... Read more

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Building the Buddhist Revival: Reconstructing Monasteries in Modern China

ISBN : 9780190930721

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¥15,246
Author: 
Gregory Adam Scott
Pages
256 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
May 2020
Between 1850 and 1966, tens of thousands of Buddhist sacred sites in China were destroyed, victims of targeted destruction, accidental damage, or simply neglect. During the same period, however, many ... Read more

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Caste and Nature: Dalits and Indian Environmental Politics

ISBN : 9780199477562

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¥7,304
Author: 
Mukul Sharma
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
138 x 216 mm
Pub date
Jan 2018
Rarely do Indian environmental discourses examine nature through the lens of caste. Mukul Sharma shows how caste and nature are intimately connected. He compares Dalit meanings of environment to ideas ... Read more

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Chaitanya: A Life and Legacy

ISBN : 9780199493838

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¥4,378
Author: 
Amiya P. Sen
Pages
240 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
135 x 203 mm
Pub date
Jun 2019
This is a fresh attempt at historically reconstructing on a popular and accessible level, the life and times of the medieval Hindu -Vaishnava mystic, Chaitanya. In this short work, I consciously keep ... Read more

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Consequences of Compassion: An Interpretation and Defense of Buddhist Ethics

ISBN : 9780190205324

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¥5,225
Author: 
Charles Goodman
Pages
264 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
167 x 234 mm
Pub date
Sep 2014
For many Westerners, the most appealing teachings of the Buddhist tradition pertain to ethics. Buddhist ethical views have much in common with certain modern ethical theories, and contain many insight ... Read more

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Contradictory Lives: Baul Women in India and Bangladesh

ISBN : 9780199396849

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¥5,390
Author: 
Lisa I. Knight
Pages
236 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
162 x 234 mm
Pub date
Oct 2014
In literature and popular imagination, the Bauls of India and Bangladesh are characterized as musical mystics: orange-clad nomads of both Hindu and Muslim backgrounds who wander the countryside and en ... Read more

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Crossing the Lines of Caste: Visvamitra and the Construction of Brahmin Power in Hindu Mythology

ISBN : 9780199341108

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¥16,170
Author: 
Adheesh A. Sathaye
Pages
334 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
163 x 237 mm
Pub date
Jun 2015
What does it mean to be a Brahmin, and what could it mean to become one? Over the years, intellectuals and dogmatists have offered plenty of answers to the first question, but the latter presents a cu ... Read more

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