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  1. A Hindu Critique of Buddhist Epistemology

    Kumarila on Perception: The 'Determination of Perception' Chapter of Kumarila Bhatta's <I>Slokavarttika </I>- Translation and Commentary

    By John Taber

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    This is a translation of the chapter on perception of Kumarilabhatta's magnum opus, the Slokavarttika, one of the central texts of the Hindu response to the criticism of the logical-epistemological school of Buddhist thought. In an extensive commentary, the author explains the course of the...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  2. An Introduction to Indian Philosophy

    Perspectives on Reality, Knowledge, and Freedom

    By Bina Gupta

    An Introduction to Indian Philosophy offers a profound yet accessible survey of the development of India’s philosophical tradition. Beginning with the formation of Brahmanical, Jaina, Materialist, and Buddhist traditions, Bina Gupta guides the reader through the classical schools of Indian thought,...

    Published August 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  3. Buddhism in the Tibetan Tradition

    A Guide

    By Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

    A clear and straightforward introduction to Tibetan Buddhism, this book presents the basic teachings of Buddha in a way that people can readily comprehend and put into practice in their daily lives. Topics such as reincarnation, actions and their effects, emptiness, liberation and enlightenment are...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Buddhism and Christianity

    Some Bridges of Understanding

    By Winston L King

    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 December 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Buddha's Philosophy

    Selections from the Pali Canon and an Introductory Essay

    By G F Allen

    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 December 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  6. Muhammad Iqbal

    Islam, Aesthetics and Postcolonialism

    By Javed Majeed

    Series: Pathfinders

    Bringing together Islamic studies, a postcolonial literary perspective, and a focus on the interaction between aesthetics and politics, this book analyses Iqbal’s Islamism through his poetry. It argues that his notion of an Islamist selfhood was expressed in his verse through the interplay between...

    Published March 8th 2009 by Routledge India

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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