top_1_963_35.JPG
top_2_1.jpg top_2_2.jpg
 
 
  HOME   PUBLISH   DONATE   ABOUT   CONTACT   HELP   SEARCH  
 
   
Search Results
221 Results Found For: Asian Religion and Philosophy
Display Text Only Results
Page: 21  22  23   <<    <   Amount of Results to Show: Sort by:
 
After Truth
After Truth (December 1993)
Explorations in Life Sense
Mervyn Sprung - Author

This book begins from the conviction that, in the post-Nietzschean desert of our time, people are left without any means of penetrating those great realms of worth and sense from which philosophy has withdrawn and which science ignores. Yet people are compelled by a profound need to live in a world that secures belief in human worth.

In this unusual soliloquy, the author explores how we might begin to live our way into these trackless...(Read More)
 
 
Dogen and the Koan Tradition
Dogen and the Koan Tradition (November 1993)
A Tale of Two Shobogenzo Texts
Steven Heine - Author

This book has three major goals in critically examining the historical and philosophical relation between the writings of Dogen and the Zen koan tradition. First, it introduces and evaluates recent Japanese scholarship concerning Dogen's two Shobogenzo texts, the Japanese (Kana) collection of ninety-two fascicles on Buddhist topics and the Chinese (Mana) collection of three hundred koan cases also known as the Shobogenzo San...(Read More)
 
 
The Body, Self-Cultivation, and Ki-Energy
The Body, Self-Cultivation, and Ki-Energy (September 1993)
Yasuo Yuasa - Author
Shigenori Nagatomo - Translator
Monte S. Hull - Translator

This book is an inquiry into ki-energy, its role within Eastern mind-body theory, and its implications for our contemporary Western understanding of the body. Yuasa examines the concept of ki-energy as it has been used in such areas as acupuncture, Buddhist and Taoist meditation, and the martial arts. To explain the achievement of mind-body oneness in these traditions he offers an innovative schematization of the lived body. His approach is inter...(Read More)
 
 
Nonviolence to Animals, Earth, and Self in Asian Traditions
Nonviolence to Animals, Earth, and Self in Asian Traditions (August 1993)
Christopher Key Chapple - Author


"I like the accessible way this book is written. It focuses on a most important aspect of Eastern thought and demonstrates its relevance to our current community and individual life in the modern West. At the same time it traces the history of nonviolence in the East in a way that has not been done before." -- Harold G. Coward, University of Victoria

This book probes the origins of the practice of nonviolence in early I...(Read More)
 
 
Dispelling Illusion
Dispelling Illusion (August 1993)
Gaudapada's Alatasanti with an Introduction
Douglas A. Fox - Author

This book sets Gaudda in historical context and develops a commentary that makes the meaning and significance of the Alatasaanti text clear. In the Alatasaanti , Gaudda uses terms made familiar by Buddhism in order to expound his Vedantic philosophy. It places him at the watershed between Mahayana Buddhism and Vedanta.

Among the important issues discu...(Read More)
 
 
Studying the Sikhs
Studying the Sikhs (July 1993)
Issues for North America
John Stratton Hawley - Editor
Gurinder Singh Mann - Editor

This basic guide and resource book targets four fields--religious studies, history, world literature, and ethnic or migration studies--in which Sikhism is now receiving greater attention. The authors explain the problems of studying and interpreting Sikhism, and opportunities for integrating Sikh studies into a broader curriculum in each field. They also provide a sense of the Sikh community's own approach to education, and evaluate materials and...(Read More)
 
 
The Canon of Supreme Mystery by Yang Hsiung
The Canon of Supreme Mystery by Yang Hsiung (June 1993)
A Translation with Commentary of the T'ai hsuan ching by Michael Nylan
Michael Nylan - Author

Translation of the first grand synthesis of classic Chinese thought.

This is a translation, with a commentary and a long contextualizing introduction, of the only major work of Han (206 B.C. to 220 A.D.) philosophy that is still available in complete form. It is the first translation of the work into a European language and provides unique access to this formative period in Chinese history. Because Yang Hsiung&rsq...(Read More)
 
 
Purana Perennis
Purana Perennis (March 1993)
Reciprocity and Transformation in Hindu and Jaina Texts
Wendy Doniger - Editor

In this volume, leading American, European, and Indian scholars including John E. Cort, Friedhelm Hardy, Padmanabh S. Jaini, Laurie L. Patton, A. K. Ramanujan, Velcheru Narayana Rao, and David Shulman discuss the subject of the Puran'as, focusing particularly on the relationship between the "Great Puran'as" of the Sanskrit tradition and the many other sorts of Puran'as. The Puran'as are essentially collections of stories dealing with all aspects of...(Read More)
 
 
Theology After Vedanta
Theology After Vedanta (March 1993)
An Experiment in Comparative Theology
Francis X. Clooney, SJ - Author

In two respects this is a truly original book. First, it elaborates the fundamental truth that people and communities live from the word of scripture, not from doctrines to which scriptures tend to be reduced. Second, this book refuses to take a higher view in theories applied to scriptures. Second, this book refuses to take a higher view in the History of Religions by passing superficially attractive judgments on either Christianity or Hinduism. It...(Read More)
 
 
Vasistha's Yoga
Vasistha's Yoga (March 1993)
Swami Venkatesananda - Author

"For aspirants of the highest beatitude, the Yoga Vasistha is like nectar. It is a storehouse of wisdom."-- Swami Muktananda

This is Swami Venkatesananda's longer Yoga Vasistha. His two volume book is here offered between two covers. Its purpose is to provide a means to eliminate psychological conditioning and to attain liberation. Containing the instructions of the sage Vasistha to Lord Rama, this scripture ...(Read More)
 
Page: 21  22  23   <<    <   Amount of Results to Show: Sort by:
 
bottom_1_963_35.jpg