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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.

Buddhahood Embodied

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

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.

Liberating Intimacy

Liberating Intimacy dramatically reevaluates the teachings and practice of Ch’an Buddhism. Considering Buddha’s insight that everything is empty or absent

Nidana Samyutta

The discourses presented in this book range around a single theme called Paticcasamuppada, the Theory of Cause and Effect. The purpose in proclaiming the doctrine is to liberate sentient beings from belief in atta, Self, Soul and Ego.

On Understanding Buddhists

Essays on the Theravada Tradition in Sri Lanka.

Recent Researches In Buddhist Studies

The papers in this volume are schoarly research articles by different authors who have established their mark in Buddhist studies. As these are research papers following research methodology, the scholars and serious readers in the field would find it more useful that the popular readers."

Secrets of The Lotus

An introduction to Buddhist meditation-Contemporary and classical interpretations of the Zen and Theravada traditions.

The Christ and The Bodhisattva

A substantive introduction sets the historical background for the Christ in Christianity and the Bodhisattva in Buddhism. Contributors' essays enhance our understanding of current presuppositions, problems, and prospects for the Buddhist-Christian dialogue.

The Revival of Buddhist Pilgrimage at Bodh Gaya (1811-1949)

Alan Trevithick spent three years research primary documents in New Delhi, Sarnath, Colombo, and London, in order to present this history (1874-1949) of the Mahabodhi Temple at Bodh Gaya. This is the first such account, and it details for the first time the administrative, legal and legislative activities which shaped the temple's current status as one of the world's most popular pilgrimage sites. Also included is an innovative biographical essay on Anagarika Dharmapala, the Sinhalese activist who first came to India in the late 19th century as a guest of the Theosophical Society: his subsequent actions substantially affected the development of Bodh Gaya as a site of international importance.

उदान (मूल पालि पाठ सहित )

उदान वायु यानी वह स्वास-वायु, जो हृदय से उठे और कण्ठ-तालू तक आकर मुंह से बाहर निकले | इसी प्रकार उदान वचन यानी वह उदगार जो सीधे मन से उठे और वाणी द्वारा प्रकट हो जाए | ऐसा उदगार शोकजन्य भी हो सकता है और हर्षजन्य भी | परन्तु पुरातन भाषा में सामान्यतः हर्षजन्य (हर्षद ) उदगार को ही उदान कहा गया है