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Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

This Routledge Library Edition brings together titles on Buddhism which were originally published over a period of fifty years or so, starting in the 1920s.

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  1. RLE: Buddhism (20 vols)

    Edited by Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

    Both Routledge & Kegan Paul and Allen & Unwin were pioneers in publishing work on Buddhist philosophy long before the subject became fashionable in the 1960s, and this tradition has been sustained to the present day. Drawing on the deep backlist of these imprints, this new Routledge Library...

    Published February 14th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Divine Revelation in Pali Buddhism

    By Peter Masefield

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

    Originally published in 1986. In this study of initiation in the Nikayas (Discourses of the Buddha), the author presents evidence which makes it clear that salvation in early Buddhism depended upon the intervention of the Buddha’s grace. Contrary to the view of Buddhism as a philosophy of...

    Published February 14th 2008 by Routledge

  3. The Central Philosophy of Buddhism

    A Study of the Madhyamika System

    By T R V Murti

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

    Originally published in 1955. The Madhyamika philosophy is, in the author’s view, the philosophy which created a revolution in Buddhism and through that in the whole range of Indian philosophy. This volume is a study of the Madhyamika philosophy in all its important aspects and is divided into...

    Published February 14th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Pathways of Buddhist Thought

    Essays from The Wheel

    By Ven Nyanaponika

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

    Originally published in 1971. The essays in this volume cover some of the most important aspects of Buddhism and include discussion of such themes as the nature of Buddhism, Buddhist ethics and philosophical concepts, Buddhism and science, the Power of Mindfulness, Anatta and Nibbana. &...

    Published February 14th 2008 by Routledge

  5. The Buddha's Philosophy

    Selections from the Pali Canon and an Introductory Essay

    By G F Allen

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

    This study, originally published in 1959, traces the origin of Buddhism in Brahmanism, and fixes its relationship to Hinduism, describing and stressing the basic importance of Buddhist contemplation. The first half of the book introduces the very heart of Buddhism, while the second part presents...

    Published February 11th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Buddhism and Christianity

    Some Bridges of Understanding

    By Winston L King

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

    After a brief historical survey, the doctrines of dharma and karma are discussed and key elements that appear in contrasting forms in the two religions are examined. Originally published in 1963....

    Published February 11th 2008 by Routledge

  7. The Wheel of Death

    Writings from Zen Buddhist and Other Sources

    By Philip Kapleau

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

    Originally published in 1972, this anthology examines death through the eyes of great Buddhist, Taoist, Hindu and Western masters. Instructions and specific rites are set forth to enable people to guide the mind of the dying through death and the Intermediate stage which follows. The sections of...

    Published February 11th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Philosophies of India

    By Heinrich Zimmer

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

    Originally published in 1973. The volume is divided into four sections: The introduction places the position of the Buddhist Tantras within Mahayana Buddhism and recalls their early literary history, especially the Guhyasamahatantra; the section also covers Buddhist Genesis and the Tantric...

    Published February 11th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Dogen's Formative Years

    An Historical and Annotated Translation of the Hokyo-ki

    By Takashi James Kodera

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

    Originally published in 1980. Dogen was the founder of the Soto School of Zen and one of the most influential thinkers in the history of Japanese Buddhism. When originally published, this historical and textual study was the first to examine in detail the line of continuity between Dogen and his...

    Published February 11th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Idealistic Thought of India

    By P T Raju

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

    When first published in 1953, metaphysical idealism was still the dominant philosophy of India. This volume depicts the metaphysical strands of the life and philosophy of India in the light of those of the West and brings out the deeper implications of idealistic metaphysics. ...

    Published February 11th 2008 by Routledge

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