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Abhidhamma Philosophy
Abhidhamma Philosophy, Vol 1 & 2
By: J. Kashyap
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The Volume I, the Author has compressed the whole of the Abhidhamma-Pitaka and its supplement the Visudhimagga in this small book, mostly written in aphoristic small sentences. The book is very popular and today it is taught as the first book to the students of Abhidhamma in the monasteries of Ceylon, Burma, Thailand & Indo-China.
Account of Tibet: The Travels of Ippolito Desideri of Pistoia, S.J. 1712- 1727
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As well as an extensive introduction, this edition contains notes to all four books, a bibliographical index, a general index and an index of Tibetan words. The introduction is particularly valuable in that it sets the importance of Desideri's mission in the general context of the Jesuit Missions to Tibet.
In Desideri's account we receive the first accurate general description of Tibet: from the natural world to the sociological and anthropological aspects of the people and a complete exposition of Lamaism. His is the only complete reconstruction that we possess of the Tibetan religion, founded entirely on canonical texts. And all of this more than a century before Europeans had any knowledge of the Tibetan language.
Advanced History of Buddhism
Advanced History of Buddhism
By: Sameer Das Gupta
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This bookThe Date of the Historical Sakyamuni Buddha includes fifteen articles on the date of the historical Sakyamuni Buddha, ten of which submitted by Indian scholars to a workshop on the subject held in 1990, three by scholars from outside and two English translations of old French articles of importance. Many of these contributions take into account the papers submitted to a conference held on the subject aat Gottingen in 1988. The consensus of the articles in this book is in favour of confirming 483 (486) B.
Asoka The King and the Man
Asoka The King and the Man
By: Kiran Kumar Thaplyal
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The present
volume comprising 11 Chapters deals variously with political and
economic background and sources; classification and features of edicts;
early life and family; conquests and extent of empire; administration;
faith in Buddhism; dhamma; religious harmony; society and religions;
monuments; and estimate of Asoka. Of five Appendices, the last one deals
with the latest discovered Asokan inscription, brought to light by the
author.
Asvaghosa's Buddhacarita or Acts of the Buddha
By: Johnston
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The Buddhacarita is a well-planned work written in Sanskrit by Asvagosha who was a contemporary of Kusana emperor Kaniska. It is one of the few biographies of Buddha that is complete commencing with his birth and ending with his nirvana.
Bon, Tibet's Ancient Religion
Bon, Tibet's Ancient Religion
By: Christoph Baumer
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Until well into the eighth century, Bon was the dominant religion and culture on the roof of the world; it is in essence the belief system of ancient Tibet. From the second half of the eighth century onward, B÷n was superseded by Buddhism, which had traveled north from India, and the two religions came to influence each other in both doctrine and ritual. In spite of the eventual dominance of Buddhism through its position as the state religion, however, a reformed Bon school has been able to assert itself down to the present.
Bones, Stones, and Buddhist Monks in India
Bones, Stones, and Buddhist Monks in India: Collected Papers on the Archeology, Epigraphy, and Texts of Monastic Buddhism
By: Gregory Schopen
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"No serious scholar of Buddhist studies can afford to ignore this argumentative, challenging, and provocative set of essays.... In each case, Schopen's arguments are refreshing, honest, often brilliant, and always cogently presented." --Journal of Religion
Buddha and the Spread of Buddhism in India and Abroad
By: Mahendra & Mittal
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The origin and spread of Buddhism has been a landmark in the history of Greater India (Maha Bharata or Brhattara Bharata) the boundaries of which covered a large part of Asia. As stated earlier, Shakyamuni, the Buddha, was the inheritor of an ancient, rich and varied cultural tradition of a very high order and he formulated and established a new culture out of it which was theoretically enlightening and practically redeeming from the labyrinth of suffering, imperfection, impermanence and other vicissitudes of life.
Buddhism Art, Architecture, Literature & Philosophy
By: Dr. G. Kamalakar
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Buddhism is one of the important religions of world. Albeit Lord Buddha was not born in Andhra Desa, but the contribution of Andhra Desa to Buddhism is not small. Famous Buddhist Stupas and Viharas as seen at Amaravati, Nagarjunakonda, Bhattiprolu, Guntupalli, Chandavaram are only a few to name in Andhra Desa. With the passing time, new discoveries on Buddhism are pouring in from different corners.
Buddhism Between Tibet and China
Buddhism Between Tibet and China
By: Mathew Kapstein
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As Tibet enters into its 50th year of Chinese rule, questions of cultural distinctions and similarities become ever more important in determining the future of the relationship between the Snow Lion and the Red Dragon. But often left unsaid is the long history the two countries share, and the significant cultural interchanges that have existed over time. Setting political agenda aside, Buddhism Between Tibet and China features a collection of noteworthy essays that probe the nature of this relationship, from the Tang Dynasty (618–907 CE) to the present. Annotated and contextualized by noted scholar Matthew Kapstein and others, the historical accounts that comprise this volume display the rich dialogue between Tibet and China in the areas of scholarship, the fine arts, politics, philosophy, and religion. This thoughtful book provides insight into the surprisingly complex history behind the relationship from a variety of geographical regions.
Buddhist Antiquities of Nubra Valley<br>By: R.C. Agrawal
Buddhist Antiquities of Nubra Valley
By: R.C. Agrawal
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Nubra under the shadow of gigantic snow peaks with lush green fields, delicious apricot orchards and glacier rivers is a mini paradise surrounded by rugged mountains. It is the biggest sub-division of Ladakh and played an important role in maintaining trade contacts with Chinese and Central Asian countries. Several monasteries, palaces and chortens built here indicated that Buddhism flourished and maintained a link with Central Asian countries.
Buddhist Himalaya: Studies in Religion, History and Culture.Proceedings of the Golden Jubilee Conference of theNamgyal Institute of Tibetology, Gangtok, 2008 (Tibetan Only)
Buddhist Himalaya: Studies in Religion, History and Culture.Proceedings of the Golden Jubilee Conference of theNamgyal Institute of Tibetology, Gangtok, 2008 (Tibetan Only)
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Volume 1: Tibet and the Himalaya. Alex McKay and Anna Balikci-Denjongpa (eds)344p. 28 cm. ISBN 978 81 922261 0 1Volume II:The Sikkim Papers. Anna Balikci-Denjongpa and Alex McKay (eds)322p. 28 cm. ISBN 978 81 922261 1 8The Namgyal Institute of Tibetology in Gangtok, Sikkim (India) is delighted to announce the publication of the proceedings of the NIT Jubilee Conference held in Gangtok in 2008, which was attended by leading scholars from around 20 nations. The proceedings contain nearly 50 original articles on the religion, history and culture of the Buddhist Himalayas, with a particular emphasis on Sikkim. These volumes will be an essential work of reference for anyone with an interest in the region.Published by the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Gangtok, 2011
Buddhist Monasteries of Ladakh
By: R.C. Agrawal
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The present study is a attempt in understanding the monasteries and the objects housed therein. Much more remains to be done in different parts of Ladakh to assess the enormous wealth of art, architecture and literature.
Buddhist Philosophy: A Historical Analysis
Buddhist Philosophy: A Historical Analysis
By: David J. Kalupahana
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This introduction to Buddhism examines its basic philosophical teachings and historical development, setting forth complex and significant ideas in a straightforward and simple style that is easily accessible to the student. The author's orientation is philosophical, rather than religious or sociological. This approach is both the uniqueness and the strength of the work. Part I outlines the historical background out of which Buddhism arose and emphasizes the teachings of early Buddhism. Part II examines developments in the history of Buddhist thought and the emergence of the various schools of Buddhism.
Buddhist Sites and Shrines in India
By: D. C. Ahir
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This book is the first of its kind which gives complete information on the history, art & architecture of more than 250 Buddhist sites and shrines in India. The presentation is state-wise, covering 25 modern states, in alphabetical order, from Andhra Pradesh to West Bengal. The most sacred shrines, sanctified by the Buddha, are in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.
Buddhist Western Himalaya Part 1-A Politoco -Religious History <br> By: O.C. Handa
Buddhist Western Himalaya Part 1-A Politoco -Religious History
By: O.C. Handa
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Buddhist Western Himalaya Part 1-A Politoco -Religious History
By: O.C. Handa
Buton's History of Buddhism in India and Its Spread to Tibet: A Treasury of Priceless Scripture
Buton's History of Buddhism in India and Its Spread to Tibet: A Treasury of Priceless Scripture
By: Buton Rinchen Drup and translated by Ngawang Zangpo, Lisa Stein
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This fourteenth-century Tibetan classic serves as an excellent introduction to basic Buddhism as practiced throughout India and Tibet and describes the process of entering the Buddhist path through study and reflection. It begins with setting forth the structure of Buddhist education and the range of its subjects, and were treated to a rousing litany of the merits of such instruction.
Curators of the Buddha
By: Donald Lopez
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Curators of the Buddha is the first critical history of the study of Buddhism in the West and the first work to bring the insights of colonial and postcolonial cultural studies to bear on this field. After an overview of the origins of Buddhist studies in the early nineteenth century, the essays focus on important "curators of the Buddha," such as Aurel Stein, D. T. Suzuki, and Carl Jung, who, as they created and maintained the discipline, played a significant role in disseminating knowledge about Buddhism in the West.
Date of the Historical Sakyamuni Buddha
By: Nairan, ed.
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This bookThe Date of the Historical Sakyamuni Buddha includes fifteen articles on the date of the historical Sakyamuni Buddha, ten of which submitted by Indian scholars to a workshop on the subject held in 1990, three by scholars from outside and two English translations of old French articles of importance. Many of these contributions take into account the papers submitted to a conference held on the subject aat Gottingen in 1988. The consensus of the articles in this book is in favour of confirming 483 (486) B.
Demystifying Tibet
By: Feigon, Lee
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Unlocking the Secrets of the Land of the Snows
This authoritative view of the history and culture of Tibet comes at a time when this ancient land is in danger of losing its identity under Chinese rule. In a compact narrative account, Lee Feigon examines the country behind the myths to locate the origins of modern Tibet and to sort out its controversial relationship with China. In penetrating the veil of mystery that the West has often constructed over Tibet, he reveals how long and distinguished is its history and how recent is the idea that Tibet is part of China.
Haunting the Buddha
Haunting the Buddha; Indian Popular Religions and the Formation of Buddhism
By: Robert DeCaroli
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Early European histories of India frequently reflected colonialist agendas. The idea that Indian society had declined from an earlier Golden Age helped justify the colonial presence. It was said, for example, that modern Buddhism had fallen away from its original identity as a purely rational philosophy that arose in the mythical 5th-century BCE Golden Age unsullied by the religious and cultural practices that surrounded it.
Historical Dictionary of Buddhism
By: Charles S. Prebish
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"With a history spanning more than two and a half millennia and over 300 million adherents worldwide, Buddhism is one of humankind's most interesting and populous religions. While a historical dictionary of Buddhism must consider the various periods, events, individuals, circumstances, texts, and concepts from which the history of Buddhism takes its shape, it must also consider the sacred sites in Buddhist geography, the festivals, rites, and rituals that configure Buddhist religious practice, the manifestation of Buddhist religiosity as witnessed in biography, art, and mythology, and the soteriological methods employed by Buddhists throughout their history."
History of Buddhism in India
Thrangu Rinpoche
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In 1991 Thrangu Rinpoche accompanied a group of western Buddhist students to each of the four major pilgrimage sites from the life of the Buddha. This book contains the teachings Rinpoche gave to the group at each pilgrimage site, enabling readers to share this unique experience. This book also includes Rinpoche's summary of the History of Buddhism in India based on Taranatha's famous history describing the 12 deeds of the Buddha's life, the subsequent Buddhist councils and universities which oversaw the development of the sutras, shastras, and tantras, and the emergence of the Mahayana and Vajrayana traditions of Buddhism.
History of Buddhism in India and Tibet by Bu Ston
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Companion Volume to The Jewellery of Scripture
"The present volume contains the translation of the 2nd part of Bu-ton's History of Buddhism , i.e. of the historical part proper." The present volume contains the translation of the 2nd part of Bu-ton's History of Buddhism, i.e. of the historical part proper. The latter begins with the life of the Buddha and ends with an account of the work carried out by the Tibetan Lotsawas and Indian Pandits of Bu-ton's own period and immediately before him (XII and XIII cent.), viz. the translation of the Buddhist cannonical texts and exegetical treatises from the Sanskrit. There are numerous quotations from both sutra and shastra. Owing to this it becomes possible to get a clear aspects of the principal sources from which Bu-ton has compiled his history, and which have likewise later on served as a basis for the work of Taranatha.
History of Buddhism in India and Tibet Vol 1
By: Bu Ston
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The Jewelry of Scripture
The History of Buddhism in India and Tibet by the great scholar Bu-ston Rinchen grub-pa, also called Budon Rinpoche, is held in great esteem by Tibetan and Mongolian learned lamas. It is distinguished from the work of Taranatha by the plan of its composition. It consists of three Volumes. Volume I covers the merit of studying and preaching the doctrine.
History of Buddhist Philosophy: Continuities and Discontinuities
By: Kalupahana, David
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Representing the culmination of Dr. Kalupahana's thirty years of scholarly research and reflection, "A History of Buddhism" provides a complete, detailed analysis of both early and later Buddhism. Part 1 is devoted to early Buddhism, Part 2 examines later Buddhism by mapping its continuities with and divergences from early Buddhist doctrine. Dr. Kalupahana illustrates the movement of some schools toward substantialism and absolutism while other schools made a persistent attempt to retain the original teachings of the Buddha.
History of Buddhist Thought
By: Thomas, Edward J.
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Beginning with the ascetic ideal, the text examines early schools of thought, presenting background on Buddhism, Brahminism, and the Upanishads. Fundamental concepts -- such as karma, nirvana, and the Bodhisattva -- receive coherent definitions. In chronicling the evolution of Buddhist doctrine, the perspective widens to take in the schools that spread from India to China, Japan, and other Asian countries.
History of Indian Buddhism
By: Akira, Hirakawa
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From Sakyamuni to Early Mahayana
A History of Indian Buddhism , the summation of a lifetime of research on Indian Buddhism, is an exceptionally comprehensive discussion of Indian Buddhism, with detailed chapters on its history, doctrine and bibliography. The text also presents some of the debates on Indian Buddhism that have occurred in the Japanese academic community and emphasizes issues that have often been treated only in passing in India and the West. Hirakawa's extensive use of Chinese translations of Indian Buddhist sources and his references to Japanese studies of these works are particularly noteworthy.
History of Indian Buddhism
History of Indian Buddhism
By: Akira, Hirakawa
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From Sakyamuni to Early Mahayana
"A History of Indian Buddhism," the culmination of research on Indian Buddhism, is an exceptionally comprehensive discussion of this subject, with detailed chapters on its history, doctrine and bibliography. The text also presents some of the debates on Indian Buddhism that have occurred in the Japanese academic community and emphasizes issues that have often been treated only in passing in India and the West. Hirakawa's extensive use of Chinese translations of Indian Buddhist sources and his references to Japanese studies of these works are particularly noteworthy.
History of Indian Buddhism
History of Indian Buddhism
By: Lamotte
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The History of Indian Buddhism is undoubtedly Msgr. E. Lamotte's most brilliant contribution to the field of Buddhist exegesis. The works contains a vivid, vigorous and fully detailed description of early Buddhism and its teachings, the material organization of the Community, the formation and further developments of the writings, the conciliar traditions, the evolution of Buddhist sculpture and architecture, the origins of the sects, the Buddhist dialects and the constitution of the legends, and sets them in the historical background in which Buddhist doctrines originated and expanded in India and the neighboring countries.
History of Indian Buddhism <Br>By: S. R. Goyal
History of Indian Buddhism
By: S. R. Goyal
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History of Indian Buddhism
By: S. R. Goyal
History of Tibet, 3 Vol. Set
History of Tibet, 3 Vol. Set
By: Alex McKay
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These History of Tibet volumes have a format which has become an increasingly practical format for the dissemination of modern Tibetan studies - a cohesive collection of scholarly articles grouped around a particular theme. While most of the material included here has been previously published, the nature of the academic process is such that many of the articles have appeared in obscure publications, have enjoyed only limited circulation or are otherwise difficult to locate.
Holy Places of the Buddha <br>By: Tarthang Tulku
Holy Places of the Buddha (Crystal Mirror Series, Vol 9)
By: Tarthang Tulku
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This exciting new edition of Crystal Mirror 9: Holy Places of the Buddha brings Buddhist holy sites life through all-new, lush, full color photographs. Featuring over 50 photos of pilgrimage sites, Holy Places of the Buddha is a must have for those interested in the Buddhist history, pilgrimages, and Buddhist teachings. Holy Places of the Buddha cites the scriptures, the journals of early pilgrims, and archaeological reports to convey the physical reality of the Buddha in place and time and the continued significance of the holy places to Buddhists today.

Illuminating the Threefold Faith; An Invocation of the Seventeen Great Scholarly Adepts of Glorious Nalanda
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Illuminating the Threefold Faith; An Invocation of the Seventeen Great Scholarly Adepts of Glorious Nalanda
In Exile from the Land of Snows
By: John Avedon
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Definitive acount of the Dalai Lama and Tibet since the Chinese occupation.
Including a major in-depth interview with the Dalai Lama.

Indian Buddhism after the Buddha
By: Goyal, S.R.
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The present work by the renowned Indian historian Professor S. R. Goyal provides a comprehensive post-Buddha history of Indian Buddhism. Though there are several monographs available on the history of Buddhism in India but none of them seeks, as the present work does, to study the history of this religion against the background of India's cultural evolution and delineate its impact on and contribution to various facets of Indian culture.
Indo-Tibetan Buddhism
Indo-Tibetan Buddhism: Indian Buddhists and Their Tibetan Successors
By: Snellgrove, David
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This volume provides a comprehensive survey of Indian Buddhism and its subsequent establishment in Tibet. It concentrates on the tantric period of Buddhist theory and practice, from the eighth to the thirteenth centuries, when the Tibetans were actively engaged in absorbing all they could find of Buddhist culture and religion into their own country. Snellgrove emphasizes the significant role played by the Central Asian kingdoms along the ancient Silk Route in the gradual process of Tibetan conversion. he draws convincingly upon documents of the time to illustrate the cultural changes that swept Tibet as a result of its rule over an extensive empire from the seventh to the ninth centuries -- a period of history largely forgotten by the Tibetans themselves when they later embarked upon the wholesale importation of Buddhism directly from Northern India.
Introduction to the History of Indian Buddhism
Introduction to the History of Indian Buddhism
By: Eugene Burnouf
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The most influential work on Buddhism to be published in the nineteenth century, 'Introduction a l'histoire du Buddhisme indien', by the great French scholar of Sanskrit Eugene Burnouf, set the course for the academic study of Buddhism, and Indian Buddhism in particular, for the next hundred years. First published in 1844, the masterwork was read by some of the most important thinkers of the time, including Schopenhauer and Nietzsche in Germany and Emerson and Thoreau in America.
Karmapa: The Politics of Reincarnation
By: Lea Terhune
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In January 2000, the world was introduced to the 17th Karmapa lama, a young man who had just made a dramatic escape from Tibet, where Chinese officials had installed him as a ranking Tibetan political leader. This fascinating story begins 900 years ago and reveals political intrigue and controversy among powerful spiritual leaders. Karmapa: The Politics of Reincarnation reveals how the Karmapa, one of the most important reincarnate lamas in Tibet, is chosen.
Kumarajiva: The Transcreator of Buddhist Chinese diction<br>By: Nirmala Sharma
Kumarajiva: The Transcreator of Buddhist Chinese diction
By: Nirmala Sharma
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This work is the first full-length narration of the extraordinary life, immense literary output, manifold philosophical perspectives of Kumarajiva and his development of a new translation methodology. All his works, both extant and lost, are detailed. The author discusses at length Kumarajiva's texts that became the foundation of sects and philosophical systems in East Asia. Around a hundred illustrations of murals and scrolls vividly portray the ambience of Kucha, Kumarajiva's homeland.
Literary History of Sanskrit Buddhism
By: J. K. Nariman
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Once Upon A Future Time
By: Nattier, Jan
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Studies In A Buddhist Prophecy Of Decline

In this book Jan Nattier explores the origins, permutations, and Implications of Buddhism's conception of it's own inevitable impermanence.
In a display of linguistic virtuosity and analytical brilliance, she charts the evolution of a complex set of themes from the beginnings of Buddhism in India, through it's subsequent development there and in Central Asia, and on to East Asia. It is in this last cultural sphere that the idea of mo-fa (Jpn.
Origins of Om Manipadme Hum
By: Studholme, Alexander
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A Study of the Karandavyuha Sutra

Om Manipadme Hum, perhaps the most well-known of all Buddhist mantras, lies at the heart of the Tibetan system and is cherished by both laymen and lama alike. This book documents the origins of the mantra, presents a new interpretation of its meaning, and includes a detailed, annotated precis of the Karandavyuha Sutra, opening up this important Mahayana Buddhist work to a wider audience.
Origins of Himalayan Studies: Brian Houghton Hodgson in Nepal and Darjeeling
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Brian Hodgson lived in Nepal from 1820-1843 during which time he wrote and published extensively on Nepalese culture, religion, natural history, architecture, ethnography and linguistics. Brain Houghton Hodgson was a nineteenth century administrator and scholar who lived in Nepal, where he was the British Resident from 1820 until 1843. After this he worked as an independent scholar in Darjeeling until 1858. During his time in the Himalayas Hodgson, with extraordinary dedication, laid the foundations for the study of the Eastern Himalayan region, writing about many aspects of life and culture.
Raven Crown: The Origins of Buddhist Monarchy in Bhutan
By: Michael Aris
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The hereditary monarchy of the Wangchuk dynasty was established in 1907 in the independent Himalayan state of Bhutan, thus introducing one of the world's most recent experiments in kingship. The new order quickly replaced a theocracy founded in the seventeenth century by the first of the "Dharma Rajas", a lineage of reincarnating lamas known by the title of Shabdrung.
Religious Motivation and the Origins of Buddhism
By: Brekke, Torkel
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A Social-Psychological Exploration of the Origins of a World Religion
Why did people in North India from the 5th century BC choose to leave the world and join a sect later coined as Buddhism? This is the first book to apply the insights of social psychology in order to understand the religious motivation of the people who constituted the early Buddhist community. It also addresses the more general and theoretically controversial question of how world religions come into being, by focusing on the conversion process of the individual believer.
Rin-chen-bzan-po
Rin-chen-bzan-po and the Renaissance of Buddhism in Tibet
By: Tucci, Giuseppe
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The volume is a detailed study of Rin-chen-bzan-po, the key figure in the Later Spread of Dharma after its persecution by Glan-dar-ma in A.D. 901. Due to him it first appeared in Mnah-ris and later on spread to Dbus and Gtsan. He is famous for his translations of both the sutras and tantras, and extensive explanations of the Prajnaparamita.
Search for the Buddha: The Men Who Discovered India's Lost Religion
By: Charles Allen
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Buddhism is now 2,500 years old and has about 300 million followers worldwide and almost 3 million adherents in the United States. Yet, until the late eighteenth century when Sir William "Oriental" Jones broke the Brahmins' prohibition on learning the sacred language of Sanskrit, the Buddha's teachings were treasures unappreciated in the West. Uncovering clues about Buddhism's origins from inscriptions on pillars and rocks, Jones pioneered an enthusiastic band whose search for the Indian subcontinent's secret religion is chronicled in this book of high adventure and monumental historical detection.
Search for the Buddha: The Men Who Discovered India's Lost Religion
By: Charles Allen
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Buddhism is now 2,500 years old and has about 300 million followers worldwide and almost 3 million adherents in the United States. Yet, until the late eighteenth century when Sir William "Oriental" Jones broke the Brahmins' prohibition on learning the sacred language of Sanskrit, the Buddha's teachings were treasures unappreciated in the West. Uncovering clues about Buddhism's origins from inscriptions on pillars and rocks, Jones pioneered an enthusiastic band whose search for the Indian subcontinent's secret religion is chronicled in this book of high adventure and monumental historical detection.
Seeing Lhasa; British Depictions of the Tibetan Capital 1936-1947
By: Clare Harris & Tsering Shakya
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During the 1930s and 1940s the British cultivated close political and social relations with members of the Tibetan elite and established a Mission in the Tibetan capital, Lhasa. Based on the Pitt Rivers Museum exhibition of the same name, Seeing Lhasa reveals the way in which the city of Lhasa, its palaces, monasteries and mansions, became the backdrop for a social world in which the British and Tibetans interacted. They ate and drank, watched films and played football together and these activities were photographed, painted and filmed as part of the British diplomatic agenda.
Study of Buddhist Medicine and Surgery in Gandhara, Volume XI<br>By: Nasim H. Naqvi
Study of Buddhist Medicine and Surgery in Gandhara, Volume XI
By: Nasim H. Naqvi
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Study of Buddhist Medicine and Surgery in Gandhara, Volume XI
By: Nasim H. Naqvi
Taranatha's History of Buddhism in India
By: Taranatha
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Lama Taranatha wrote this book in 1608. V. Vasil'ev of St. Petersburg translated it from Tibetan into Russian in April 1869 followed by the German translation of the text by Schiefner also published from St. Petersburg in October of the same year. In view of the profound importance of the work for understanding Indian history in general and of the history of Buddhism in particular, modern scholars have extensively using specially Schiefner's German translation of the History of Buddhism in India.
Teaching Buddhism in the West
By: Hori, Victor Sogen, Richard P. Hayes, and J. Mark Shield
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This book provides a series of thematically arranged articles written by contemporary scholars and teachers of Buddhism throughout North America. Major themes covered are the history of teaching Buddhism in Europe and North America, the problem of crossing cultural and historical divides, alternative pedagogical methods in teaching Buddhism, and the use of the internet as a resource (and metaphor) for teaching Buddhism.
The Hisotry of Buddhism in India and Tibet, Vol 2
By: Bu-Ston, Obermiller (tr)
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Companion Volume to The Jeweller of Scripture
The present volume contains the translation of the 2nd part of Bu-ton's History of Buddhism, i.e. of the historical part proper
The History and Literature of Buddhism
By:T. W. Rhys Davids
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Before T.W. Rhys Davids and some others ventured into interpretations of obscure sources of Buddhist philosophy and history, most of the material was lying scattered.  It was  strange, and very characteristic of the real meaning of true Buddhism, that there was no life of Gautama the Buddha in the Buddhist scriptures. Rhs Davids, in writing this book, regarded "Buddhism as a different kind of religion divorced from all that is known of religion in the traditional sense of the term."