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A Dictionary of Chinese Buddhist Terms

After the Dictionary went to press, Professor Soothill died. The work on the Dictionary, however, was completed. For ten years we worked together, he at Oxford and I at Hartfold, and the manuscript  crossed the Atlantic four times. During his semester in New York as Visiting Professor in Columbia University and on my brief visit to Oxford, we had opportunity to consult together on some outstanding problems. The work of organizing the material and harmonizing the differences was done by Professor Soothill. He was well eequipped to undertake the task of producing a Buddhist Dictionary, having a thorough knowledge of the Chinese language.

Bodily Self-Sacrifice in Indian Buddhist Literature

This is the first comprehensive study of a central narrative theme in premodern South Asian Buddhist literature: the Buddha's bodily self-sacrifice during his previous lives as a bodhisattva. Conducting close readings of stories from Sanskrit, Pali, Chinese, and Tibetan literature written between the third century B.C. and the late medieval period, Reiko Ohnuma argues that this theme has had a major impact on the development of Buddhist philosophy and culture.

Buddha His Life, His Doctrine, His Order

Translated from the German by William Hoey.

Buddhahood Embodied

This book is written with three kinds of readers particularly in mind: (1) contemporary academic students and scholars who are


This book by a renowned Pali scholar is of great academic worth as it expounds the seminal ideas, key concepts and basic theories of Buddhist thought pertaining to dhamma and abhidhamma. It is a well thiught out work based on wide study and deep thinking of the concerned literature. It touches the kernel of Buddhist ethics and philosophy. According to Indian culture cosmic process and humanlife is teleological, purposive and goal-oriented.

Buddhism as / in Performance

Buddhism  as/in performance is a commendable piece of painstaking research, presented in a jargonless, compellingly readable style.It is certainly a

Buddhism Observed

Based on extensive field research in Nepal, Buddhism Observed questions traditional assumptions about Buddhism and examines the rarely considered phenomenon

Buddhist Philosophy in India and Ceylon

This work attempts to dispel many misconceptions about the origin and development of Buddhist thought and philosophical systems. The approach adopted by the author steers clear of the customary attempts which try to assess the measure in which Buddhism, in the course of its development, attains conceptions familiar in the modern thought

Dharma Moments

With sound advice about its relevence in todays busy world, Danai Chanchaochai places the wisdom of the Dharma at the

Hermeneutics and Tradition in the Samdhinirmocana-sutra

This study looks at the text from a number of perspectives, including several current methodological models, philological analyses, and historical consideration. The purpose of this approach is to provide a multi-faceted analysis of this complex work.

In Search of The Dharma

Memoirs of a Modern Chinese Buddhist Pilgrim. Edited with an Introduction by Chun-Fang Yu and Translated by Denis C. Mair.

Karma and the Rebirth of Consciousness

This book is the first volume of a series entitled Unveiling the Esoteric in Buddhism that aims to reform many