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  Buddhism - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Buddhism is a religion and philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, who lived between approximately 563 and 483 BCE.
This concept and the related concept of Brahman, the Vedantic monistic ideal, which was regarded as an ultimate ātman for all beings, were indispensable for mainstream Indian metaphysics, logic, and science; for all apparent things there had to be an underlying and persistent reality, akin to a Platonic form.
Buddhism had become the fastest-growing religion in Australia and many other Western nations by the 1990s, in contrast to the steady decline of traditional western beliefs (see Christianity).
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Buddhist   (7781 words)

  
 Buddhism
Buddhism is a religion and philosophy based on the teachings of Siddhārtha Gautama; (Sanskrit; in Pāli;, Siddhattha Gotama), who lived between approximately 563 and 483 BCE.
This concept and the related concept of Braḥman, the Vedantic monistic ideal, which was regarded as an ultimate ātman; for all beings, were indispensable for mainstream Indian metaphysics, logic, and science; for all apparent things there had to be an underlying and persistent reality, akin to a Platonic form.
Nikaya Buddhism and consequently Theravada are sometimes referred to as Hinayana or "lesser vehicle", although this is generally considered to be impolite.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/b/bu/buddhism_1.html   (4955 words)

  
 Buddhism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Buddhism is a religion and philosophy based on the teachings of Siddhārtha Gautama (Sanskrit ; in Pāli Siddhattha Gotama) who lived between approximately 563 and BCE.
Nikaya Buddhism and consequently Theravada are referred to as Hinayana or "lesser vehicle" although this is considered to be impolite.
Buddhism spread slowly in India until the Maurya emperor Asoka converted to it and actively supported His promotion led to construction of Buddhist sites and missionary efforts that spread the into the countries listed at the beginning the article.
www.freeglossary.com /Buddhism   (4778 words)

  
 Buddhism
It is extremely important to note that in Buddhism, the word "refuge" should not be taken in the English sense of "hiding" or "escape;" instead, many scholars have said, it ought be thought of as a homecoming, or place of healing, much as a parent's home might be a refuge for someone.
The Buddhist canon of scripture is known in Sanskrit as the Tripiaka and in Pāli as the Tipiaka.
Chögyam Trungpa, the founder of Shambhala Buddhism, claimed in his teachings that his intention was to strip the ethnic baggage away form traditional methods of working with the mind and to deliver the essence of those teachings to his western students.
www.keywordmage.net /bu/buddhism.html   (6300 words)

  
 The Ultimate Buddhism Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference
In most— if not all— forms of Buddhism, the Three Jewels are taken before the Sangha for the first time, as a part of the conversion ritual.
Nikaya Buddhism and consequently Theravada are sometimes referred to as Hinayana or "lesser vehicle", although this is considered by some to be impolite.
Theravada Buddhism does not recognize the authenticity of this council, and it is sometimes called the “council of heretical monks”.
www.dogluvers.com /dog_breeds/Buddhism   (5973 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Buddhism
Buddhism (also known as Buddha Dharma, "the teachings of the awakened one") is a religion, a practical philosophy, and arguably a psychology, focusing on the teachings of the Gautama Buddha, who lived on the Indian subcontinent most likely from the mid-6th to the early 5th century BCE.
Buddhism distinguishes saṃsāric happiness (birth in the high realms), from the final state of enlightenment: nirvāṇa; so likewise there is saṃsāric good karma, which leads to the high realms (such as the human realm), and then there is liberating karma - which is supremely good.
Buddhism was established in the northern regions of India and Central Asia, and kingdoms with Buddhist rulers such as Menander I and Kaniska.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Buddhism   (10392 words)

  
 Buddhism - China-related Topics BU-BZ - China-Related Topics
Buddhism is a religion and Buddhist philosophyphilosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Gautama BuddhaSiddhārtha Gautama, who lived between approximately 560s BCE563 and 483 BCE.
This concept and the related concept of Brahman, the Vedantic monismmonistic ideal, which was regarded as an ultimate Atmanātman for all beings, were indispensable for mainstream Indian metaphysics, logic, and science; for all apparent things there had to be an underlying and persistent reality, akin to a Platonic form.
Theravada Buddhism does not recognize the authenticity of this council, and it is sometimes called the andldquo;council of heretical monksandrdquo;.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Buddhism   (6072 words)

  
 BuddhaNet eBook Library: General Buddhism
This book is an elaboration of Dr Santina "Fundamentals of Buddhism".
This book is a compilation of extracts from letters written by Sayadaw U Jotika, a Burmese Buddhist monk, to his Western students ten to fifteen years ago.
The book was intended to teach his son, Tian-Chi Yuan, how to recognize the true face of destiny, tell good from bad, correct one’s faults and practice kind deeds.
www.buddhanet.net /ebooks_g.htm   (3442 words)

  
 BuddhaNet eBook Library: Buddhist Meditation
The aim of this book is to provide a clear instruction in and reflection on Buddhist meditation as taught by Ajahn Sumedho, a bhikkhu (monk) of the Theravadin tradition.
This book belongs to a different genre, not a book in the sense of having a beginning and an end.
Despite their frequent appearance in the texts, the exact role of the Jhãnas in the Buddhist path has not been settled with unanimity by Theravãda scholars, who are still divided over the question as to whether they are necessary for attaining Nibbana.
www.buddhanet.net /ebooks_m.htm   (3526 words)

  
 Buddhism - Gurupedia
Buddhism is the religion and philosophy based on the teachings of
The third vehicle is the Vajrayāna or "Diamond Vehicle" (also known as Tantric Buddhism), which, while sharing many of the basic concepts of Mahāyāna, also includes a vast array of spiritual techniques designed to enhance Buddhist practice.
However, Buddhism there was supplanted by the introduction of Islam around 1000 AD.
www.gurupedia.com /b/bu/buddhism.htm   (4190 words)

  
 VeggieDharma - A Home for Vegetarian Buddhists - Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
This is the first book in English dedicated to this living legend, and includes a biography, an autobiography, three of his essays, three prayers he composed and an exclusive interview.
Buddhism and Animals was the first full-length book on the subject of animal rights and Buddhism (with chapters on hunting, meat-eating, and vivisection from the Buddhist perspective).
One is an excerpt from Shabkar's Book of Marvels, consisting of quotations from the Buddhist scriptures and the teachings of masters of Tibetan Buddhism that argue against the consumption of meat, with Shabkar's commentary.
www.veggiedharma.org /wst_page6.html   (5540 words)

  
 Buddhist Books for Children
The publishers and dates of publication listed apply to the first printings of these books.
The illustrations are quite nice and are based on the author's study of the Ajanta cave paintings in India.
Useful for adults who are just starting to learn about Buddhism as well as for children.
pobox.upenn.edu /~davidtoc/books.html   (1145 words)

  
 List of books related to Buddhism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The following is a list of books related to Buddhism:
Harvey, P. An introduction to Buddhism: Teachings, history and practices.
" Revival of Buddhism in India and Role of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar" by Bhagwan Das and published by Dalit Today Prakashan, 18/455, Indira Nagar,Lucknow(U.P.) India.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_books_related_to_Buddhism   (179 words)

  
 Salon.com Books | Boomer Buddhism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
His book focuses on a small minority of American-born converts and sympathizers rather than the immigrants and their children who make up three-quarters of American Buddhists.
The idea is this: Strip Buddhism of what Coleman describes as its "traditional religious trappings -- robed priests, elaborate rituals, sacred images of supermundane figures, devotional practices." What remains is a demythologized practice that is both new and (supposedly) improved: no chanting, no incense, no monks and certainly no bowing.
Coleman's book concludes that the new Buddhism is "a profoundly subversive force" in contemporary American society.
archive.salon.com /books/feature/2001/02/26/buddhism/print.html   (1738 words)

  
 AT&T Worldnet Service - Directory
In Tibetan Buddhism the most common prayer, found everywhere, is Om Mani Padma Hum, the mantra of Chenrezi, the Buddha of compassion.
Extensive lists of teachers of Tibetan Buddhism of all lineages and centers world-wide.
Listings on female teachers, activists, nuns, events, organizations, bibliography, and a glossary of female Buddhist deities.
www.att.net /cgi-bin/webdrill?catkey=gwd/Top/Society/Religion_and_Spirituality/Buddhism/Lineages/Tibetan   (1414 words)

  
 The Faces of Buddhism in America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Buddhism is the fastest growing religion in the United States, with adherents estimated in the several millions.
Race, feminism, homosexuality, psychology, environmentalism, and notions of authority are some of the issues confronting Buddhism for the first time in its three-thousand-year history and are powerfully addressed here.
The faces of Buddhism in America are diverse, active, and growing, and this book will be a valuable resource for anyone interested in understanding this vital religious movement.
www.ucpress.edu /books/pages/8129.html   (474 words)

  
 Lantern Books - The Great Compassion
Consequently, we would expect Buddhism to oppose all forms of animal exploitation, and there is, in fact, wide agreement that most forms of animal exploitation are contrary to Buddhist teaching.
Norm Phelps, a longtime student of Buddhism and an acquaintance of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, answers the central questions of whether Buddhism demands vegetarianism and whether the Buddha ate meat.
He is not afraid to examine anti-animal statements in Buddhist lore—particularly the issues of whether Buddhists in non-historically Buddhist countries need to keep or to jettison the practices of their historical homelands.
www.lanternbooks.com /detail.html?session=2cc300025fef4d3ef0c97a2db142aa18&cat=16&id=1590560698   (395 words)

  
 Wisdom Publications Online: Non-profit publishers of Buddhist books from all traditions.
A complete list of all Wisdom contributors, such as authors, editors, and translators.
For about what you'd pay for a single book, you will receive special discounts, gifts, and the merit of contributing to Wisdom's publishing program.
Enlightenment is precisely the thorough abandonment of any notion of enlightenment; it is putting an end to the pursuit of happiness.
www.wisdompubs.org   (258 words)

  
 Open Directory - Society: Religion and Spirituality: Buddhism: Lineages: Tibetan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Mailing List Homepage - A growing mailing list which welcomes anyone interested in discussing Buddhism, particularly practitioners with an interest in the mainstream Karma Kagyu lineage under the spiritual direction of His Holiness Ugyen Trinley Dorje, the XVIIth Karmapa.
Tibetan Buddhism Resources - Tibetan Buddhist meditation training and practice, both traditional and Shambhala forms, and Tibetan Art are accessible through centers, books, tapes, and Websites.
Vajrayana Buddhism - This is about Vajrayana Buddhism, especially Phowa which is 'transferance of conciousness at time of death.
dmoz.org /Society/Religion_and_Spirituality/Buddhism/Lineages/Tibetan   (1436 words)

  
 AYP Book List - Other Related Books
The AYP list of over 400 yoga, spiritual, and related books is discussed in Lesson #253.
Twitchell, Paul -- Shariyat-Ki-Sugmad, Book 1 -- 1970 -- The first of twelve volumes of an ancient Tibetan scripture on Eckankar - the science of soul travel.
Van Gelder, Dora -- The Real World of Fairies -- 1977 -- A lovely little book on the wonderful world of fairies, whose job it is to promote balance in nature.
www.aypsite.com /booklist15.html   (1278 words)

  
 Scott's Buddhism Resources
Online books and articles about Theravada Buddhism and the theory and practice of insight meditation (satipatthana vipassana).
Some commercial content, but the information, stories, and teachings related to Buddhism and Zen Buddhism are excellent.
Self-described as a comprehensive on-line resource for zen and buddhism practicioners providing information on history, principles, meditation guide, zen and buddhism related media (books, art, video and audio), organizations directory, and links to additional on-line resources.
www.as.ysu.edu /~saleonard/buddhism.html   (1008 words)

  
 Alibris: Buddhism - 156006983X
We guarantee the condition of every book, new or used.
If you are not satisfied for any reason, return the item for a full refund of the item price.
This book not only offers historical and biographical information related to the development of Buddhism as an important world religion but also provides details regarding how modern Buddhists practice their faith.
www.alibris.com /books/isbn/156006983X/Buddhism   (68 words)

  
 Teaching Buddhism - Books and Book Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The following is a list of books often used in courses on Buddhism, accompanied by review information and comments from professors of Buddhism and Asian Religions.
We would like to encourage discussion regarding these textbooks, so if you would like have your comments about these books, or others you have used, posted on the site, please send them to asiaedit@po-box.mcgill.ca.
American Buddhism: A Bibliography on Buddhist Traditions and Schools in the U.S.A. and Canada
www.teach-buddhism.mcgill.ca /books.htm   (782 words)

  
 Browse Buddhism Books and Textbooks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
One Dharma: The Emerging Western Buddhism: The Emerging Western Buddhism
Buddhism and Deconstruction: Towards a Comparative Semiotics: Towards a Comparative Semiotics
Establishing a Pure Land on Earth: The Foguang Buddhist Perspective on Modernization and Globalization (Topics in Contemporary Buddhism)
www.textbooksrus.com /browse/leafLevel.aspx?id=PHI028000   (117 words)

  
 Environmental Books
BOOKS OF SWAMI AMAR JYOYI Immortal Light; Spirit of Himalaya; Retreat Into Eternity; In Light of Wisdom
NAMSE BANGDZO BOOKSTORE Pantheon of Historical and Contemporary Books of Tibetan Buddhist Dharma
THE MONASTERY STORE Books, Audiotapes, and Videotapes on Zen, Buddhism, and Meditation Plus a Wide Range of Meditation Supplies
www.ecomall.com /biz/books.htm   (270 words)

  
 Books - ArcaMax Publishing
Below is a complete listing of books available to read either online or by email.
, Charles Eliot Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol 2.
, Charles Eliot Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol 3.
www.arcamax.com /books/book_list_all?sort=title&booklist=ALL   (305 words)

  
 Lantern Books - The Dominion of Love
It is sure to convince even the most conservative Christians that we still have much to learn from the Bible about compassion and stewardship.
Many books have influenced this change, and The Dominion of Love is an insightful, judicious and inspiring contribution to this growing library."—The Rev. Dr.
Hear Lantern Publisher Martin Rowe talk about this book!
www.lanternbooks.com /detail.html?id=1-59056-009-4   (508 words)

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