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Buddhist Studies from India to America

Essays in Honor of Charles S. Prebish (Routledgecurzon Critical Studies in Buddhism)

by Damien Keown

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages320
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Open LibraryOL7493395M
ISBN 100415371244
ISBN 109780415371247

In his book "Studies in Buddhistic culture in India," Lal Mani Joshi quotes a number of references from various texts to show several examples of the moral degeneration of Buddhist monks and nuns. Joshi writes: "It is evident from these references that decadence of Buddhism in India is related, at least in some measure, to the decay of moral. CE Buddhist Studies Center in Berkeley The Buddhist Studies Center was established in Berkeley, California, under the auspices of the Buddhist Churches of America. In , the center changed its name to the Institute of Buddhist Studies. It is active today in training clergy for the Buddhist Churches of America. CE D.T. Suzuki in New.

  After communist China’s takeover of Tibet in , His Holiness the Dalai Lama re-settled in Dharamsala, India, and Tibetan refugees began arriving in America, bringing with them Vajrayana Buddhism.   Both a demonstration of and critical self-reflection on method, this book explores how methodologies shape our understanding of the diversity of Buddhist traditions in the past and the present. International contributors from the West and Asia explore case studies and reflect on methods in the study of Buddhism, united in their debt to Richard K. Payne, the influential Buddhist studies .

In America today, for the first time in world history, every major form of Buddhism is practiced in one nation. Buddhist Faith in America describes how this ancient faith has been as deeply affected by America as America has been affected by it. Buddhist Studies in Bodh Gaya, India Program Site: This fall semester Carleton College program is based at the Burmese Vihar, or monastery, in Bodh Gaya, in the state of Bihar in northeastern India. It was in Bodh Gaya that the prince-ascetic Gotama became the fully enlightened Buddha.


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Buddhist Studies from India to America covers four important areas of Buddhist Studies: Vinaya Studies and Ethics, the history of Buddhist schools, Western Buddhism, and Inter-religious dialogue.

These are the main areas which Charles S. Prebish has either inaugurated or helped to define; and his academic career as a leading, international scholar, and his significant professional achievements are Format: Paperback. Buddhist Studies from India to America covers four important areas of Buddhist Studies: Vinaya Studies and Ethics, the history of Buddhist schools, Western Buddhism, and Inter-religious dialogue.

These are the main areas which Charles S. Prebish has either inaugurated or helped to define; and his academic career as a leading, international scholar, and his significant professional Cited by: 1.

Book Description. Buddhist Studies from India to America covers four important areas of Buddhist Studies: Vinaya Studies and Ethics, the history of Buddhist schools, Western Buddhism, and Inter-religious dialogue.

These are the main areas which Charles S. Prebish has either inaugurated or helped to define; and his academic career as a leading, international scholar, and his significant professional. Buddhist Studies from India to America covers four important areas of Buddhist Studies: Vinaya Studies and Ethics, the history of Buddhist schools, Western Buddhism, and Author: Damien Keown.

Ranging from ancient India to modern America, this book presents essays which cover the four main areas of Buddhist studies: Vinaya studies and ethics, history of Buddhist schools, Western Buddhism, and Interreligious dialogue. It is intended for scholars whose interests embrace either ancient or modern aspects of the Buddhist tradition.

Buddhist Studies from India to America covers four important areas of Buddhist Studies: Vinaya Studies and Ethics, the history of Buddhist schools, Western Buddhism, and Inter-religious dialogue. These are the main areas which Charles S. Prebish has either inaugurated or helped to define; and his academic career as a leading, international scholar, and his significant professional.

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