A Handbook of Pali Literature

The Handbook surveys the whole of Pali Theravada Buddhist literature (Ceylon, South East Asia).

Author: Oskar von Hinüber

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 9783110814989

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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The Handbook surveys the whole of Pali Theravada Buddhist literature (Ceylon, South East Asia). It reviews previous research in the field, and then concentrates on new methodological approaches and a treatment of later Pali literature (after the twelfth century).
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Handbook of P li

Author: Oscar Frankfurter

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ISBN: OXFORD:590390319

Category: Pali language

Page: 179

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Handbook of Pali Being an Elementary Grammar a Chrestomathy and a Glossary

This book has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to literature.

Author: Oscar Frankfurter

Publisher: Alpha Edition

ISBN: 9354156088

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 210

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This book has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to literature. This forms a part of the knowledge base for future generations. So that the book is never forgotten we have represented this book in a print format as the same form as it was originally first published. Hence any marks or annotations seen are left intentionally to preserve its true nature.
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The Heart of Buddhist Meditation

I do not know of any book which could be compared to this work as a guide to meditation.” Erich Fromm

Author: Nyanaponika Thera

Publisher: Buddhist Publication Society

ISBN: 9789552401008

Category: Buddhism

Page: 250

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In print for more than fifty years and translated into some ten languages, Nyanaponika Thera’s The Heart of Buddhist Meditation has attained the stature of a modern spiritual classic. Combining deep personal insight with the power of clear exposition, the author guides the reader into the essential principles making up the Buddha’s Way of Mindfulness. Besides offering a lucid account of the basic practices of insight meditation, the book contains a complete translation of the Great Discourse on the Foundations of Mindfulness, the Satipatthana Sutta, the Buddha’s own instructions on the practice. “A work of unique importance ... written with great depth, extraordinary knowledge, deep humanity... I do not know of any book which could be compared to this work as a guide to meditation.” Erich Fromm
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A Manual Of Pali

With Comparative Alphabetical Charts Of Burmese, Siamese, Sinhalese And Brahmi Characters. Poona Oriental Series, No. 4.

Author: Cintamana Vinayaka Josi

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ISBN: 1258239264

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Page: 176

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With Comparative Alphabetical Charts Of Burmese, Siamese, Sinhalese And Brahmi Characters. Poona Oriental Series, No. 4.
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A Manual of P li

Author: Cintāmaṇa Vināyaka Jośī

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105119983182

Category: Pali language

Page: 158

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Handbook of Comparative and Historical Indo European Linguistics

The Pāli canon was exported to Śrī Laṅkā, continuing there its life as a literary
language. The Visuddhimagga, believed to have been composed by the great
Theravada commentator Buddhaghosa in 430 CE, is a comprehensive manual ...

Author: Jared Klein

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 9783110261288

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 743

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This book presents the most comprehensive coverage of the field of Indo-European Linguistics in a century, focusing on the entire Indo-European family and treating each major branch and most minor languages. The collaborative work of 120 scholars from 22 countries, Handbook of Comparative and Historical Indo-European Linguistics combines the exhaustive coverage of an encyclopedia with the in-depth treatment of individual monographic studies.
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The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Buddhism

The volume contains 41 essays, divided into two sections. The essays in the first section examine the historical development of Buddhist traditions throughout the world.

Author: Assistant Professor of Religious Studies Michael Jerryson

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199362387

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Page: 760

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As an incredibly diverse religious system, Buddhism is constantly changing. The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Buddhism offers a comprehensive collection of work by leading scholars in the field that tracks these changes up to the present day. Taken together, the book provides a blueprint to understanding Buddhism's past and uses it to explore the ways in which Buddhism has transformed in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The volume contains 41 essays, divided into two sections. The essays in the first section examine the historical development of Buddhist traditions throughout the world. These chapters cover familiar settings like India, Japan, and Tibet as well as the less well-known countries of Vietnam, Bhutan, and the regions of Latin America, Africa, and Oceania. Focusing on changes within countries and transnationally, this section also contains chapters that focus explicitly on globalization, such as Buddhist international organizations and diasporic communities. The second section tracks the relationship between Buddhist traditions and particular themes. These chapters review Buddhist interactions with contemporary topics such as violence and peacebuilding, and ecology, as well as Buddhist influences in areas such as medicine and science. Offering coverage that is both expansive and detailed, The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Buddhism delves into some of the most debated and contested areas within Buddhist Studies today.
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The Oxford Handbook of Buddhist Ethics

A comprehensive overview of the study of Buddhist ethics in the twenty-first century.

Author: Daniel Cozort

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198746140

Category: Philosophy

Page: 704

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Many forms of Buddhism, divergent in philosophy and style, emerged as Buddhism filtered out of India into other parts of Asia. Nonetheless, all of them embodied an ethical core that is remarkably consistent. Articulated by the historical Buddha in his first sermon, this moral core is founded on the concept of karma--that intentions and actions have future consequences for an individual--and is summarized as Right Speech, Right Action, and Right Livelihood, three of the elements of the Eightfold Path. Although they were later elaborated and interpreted in a multitude of ways, none of these core principles were ever abandoned. The Oxford Handbook of Buddhist Ethics provides a comprehensive overview of the field of Buddhist ethics in the twenty-first century. The Handbook discusses the foundations of Buddhist ethics focusing on karma and the precepts looking at abstinence from harming others, stealing, and intoxication. It considers ethics in the different Buddhist traditions and the similarities they share, and compares Buddhist ethics to Western ethics and the psychology of moral judgments. The volume also investigates Buddhism and society analysing economics, environmental ethics, and Just War ethics. The final section focuses on contemporary issues surrounding Buddhist ethics, including gender, sexuality, animal rights, and euthanasia. This groundbreaking collection offers an indispensable reference work for students and scholars of Buddhist ethics and comparative moral philosophy.
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Handbook of Ethical Foundations of Mindfulness

This handbook explores the multifaceted ethical dimensions of mindfulness, from early Buddhist sources to present-day Western interpretations of mindfulness.

Author: Steven Stanley

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319765389

Category: Psychology

Page: 363

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This handbook explores the multifaceted ethical dimensions of mindfulness, from early Buddhist sources to present-day Western interpretations of mindfulness. It takes a modern ethical approach to the study of mindfulness, and traces contemporary mindfulness practice from solitary journey to the global whole. Noted practitioners, teachers, scholars, and other professionals lend diverse perspectives to the debate over the moral content of mindfulness and its status as religious, secular, or post-secular practice. Chapters offer new views on the roots of mindfulness in Buddhist moral teachings, ethical mindfulness in interpersonal relationships, and the necessity of ethics in mindfulness-based education and therapy. Chapters also discuss current debates concerning the ethics of mindfulness across the applied fields of education and pedagogy, business, economics, and the environment. Topics featured in this handbook include: · Mindfulness as the true foundation of a naturally ethical life. · Mindfulness and its impact on emotional life, interpersonal relationships, and forgiveness. · How Buddhist ethics informs spiritual practice across the three main vehicles (yanas) of Buddhism and its relation to mindfulness. · “McMindfulness”, or the mass marketization and commodification of mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs). · How an ethic of interdependence formed by Buddhist principles and mindfulness practices can help address the environmental crisis. The Handbook of Ethical Foundations of Mindfulness is a must-have resource for researchers, clinicians/professionals, and graduate students in psychology, complementary and alternative medicine, and social work as well as occupational and rehabilitation therapy, nursing, philosophy, business management, and teachers of Buddhism and meditation.
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The Buddhist Handbook

Basic introduction

Author: John Snelling

Publisher: Random House (UK)

ISBN: IND:30000036476202

Category: Buddhism

Page: 373

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The Oxford Handbook of Atheism

4 The Pali canon is the scriptural collection of Theravada Buddhism of South and
Southeast Asia. I shall reference specific suttas in the following discussion.
Readers wishing to explore some of this material can read modern translations at
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Author: Stephen Bullivant

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780191667404

Category: Religion

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Recent books by, among others, Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, and Christopher Hitchens have thrust atheism firmly into the popular, media, and academic spotlight. This so-called New Atheism is arguably the most striking development in western socio-religious culture of the past decade or more. As such, it has spurred fertile (and often heated) discussions both within, and between, a diverse range of disciplines. Yet atheism, and the New Atheism, are by no means co-extensive. Interesting though it indeed is, the New Atheism is a single, historically and culturally specific manifestation of positive atheism (the that there is/are no God/s), which is itself but one form of a far deeper, broader, and more significant global phenomenon. The Oxford Handbook of Atheism is a pioneering edited volume, exploring atheism—understood in the broad sense of 'an absence of belief in the existence of a God or gods'—in all the richness and diversity of its historical and contemporary expressions. Bringing together an international team of established and emerging scholars, it probes the varied manifestations and implications of unbelief from an array of disciplinary perspectives (philosophy, history, sociology, anthropology, demography, psychology, natural sciences, gender and sexuality studies, literary criticism, film studies, musicology) and in a range of global contexts (Western Europe, North America, post-communist Europe, the Islamic world, Japan, India). Both surveying and synthesizing previous work, and presenting the major fruits of innovative recent research, the handbook is set to be a landmark text for the study of atheism.
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