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Major Works: Indian Philosophy

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  1. The Buddhist Teaching of Totality

    The Philosophy of Hwa Yen Buddhism

    By Garma C C Chang

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

    Originally published in 1971. Long regarded as a classic, this volume is one of the most systematic treatments of Hwa Yen to have appeared in the English language. With excellently translated selections of Hwa Yen readings, factual information and discussion, it is highly recommended to readers...

    Published February 11th 2008 by Routledge

  2. The Buddhist Tantras

    Light on Indo-Tibetan Esotericism

    By Alex Wayman

    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

  3. The Footprint of the Buddha

    By E F C Ludowyk

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

    Originally published in 1958, this volume discusses the Buddhist monuments of Sri Lanka, which represent a distinctive and valuable portion of the art of the ancient and medieval world. It traces the development of this artistic achievement and places it in the appropriate religious, philosophical...

    Published February 11th 2008 by Routledge

  4. The Philosophical Traditions of India

    By P T Raju

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

    This volume conveys that Indian philosophy has intricate and complex metaphysical and epistemological theories as other philosophies and that these disciplines – epistemology and metaphysics – are an essential part of Indian philosophy. ...

    Published February 11th 2008 by Routledge

  5. The Meaning of Life in Hinduism and Buddhism

    By Floyd H Ross

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

    Originally published in 1952. This volume, by discussing significant insights of Hinduism and Buddhism, answers the question "What is the meaning of life?" It illustrates the importance of Buddhist and Hindu teachings and their relevance to the West, as well as clarifying some of the religious and...

    Published February 11th 2008 by Routledge

  6. The Buddhist Way of Life

    Its Philosophy and History

    By F Harold Smith

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

    Originally published in 1951. This study of Buddhism deals with the early tradition, followed by a brief consideration of its historicity and the form the religion takes in Sri Lanka, Burma and Thailand. The main line of development in India, China and Japan is then discussed. Focussing on...

    Published February 11th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Lucid Exposition of the Middle Way

    The Essential Chapters From The Prasannapada of Candrakirti

    By Mervyn Sprung

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

    Originally published in 1979. The Prasannapada is the explanation of the versed aphorisms of Nagarjuna which are the first and basic statement of the Buddhist philosophy of the middle way. When first published, this volume was the first attempt, in any European language, to present all the...

    Published February 11th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Early Buddhist Theory of Knowledge

    By K N Jayatilleke

    The author of this volume, an accomplished philologist, historian and philosopher, analyzes the relevant earlier and later texts and traces the epistemological foundations of Pali canonical thought from the Vedic period onwards. Originally published in 1963, it sheds new light on later developments...

    Published February 11th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Buddhism in the Tibetan Tradition

    A Guide

    By Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

    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 February 11th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Buddhist Thought in India

    Three Phases of Buddhist Philosophy

    By Edward Conze

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Buddhism

    Originally published in 1962. This book discusses and interprets the main themes of Buddhist thought in India and is divided into three parts: Archaic Buddhism: Tacit assumptions, the problem of "original Buddhism", the three marks and the perverted views, the five cardinal virtues, the...

    Published February 11th 2008 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Wheel of Death: Writings from Zen Buddhist and Other Sources
    By Philip Kapleau
    To Be Published April 29th 2015
  2. Ganeri: Indian Philosophy, 4-vol. set
    Edited by Jonardon Ganeri
    To Be Published October 15th 2015

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