Religions of Asia in Practice - An Anthology

ISBN-10: 0691090610
ISBN-13: 9780691090610
Edition: 2002
Authors: Donald S. Lopez
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Description: This work brings together the most important and fascinating selections from the volumes on Buddhism, India, China, Tibet, and Japan to give an overview of how religions are lived throughout the continent of Asia.

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Book details

List price: $55.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 4/14/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 752
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

This work brings together the most important and fascinating selections from the volumes on Buddhism, India, China, Tibet, and Japan to give an overview of how religions are lived throughout the continent of Asia.

Princeton Readings in Religion
Contributors
Religions of India in Practice
Introduction: A Brief History of Religions in India
Bengali Songs to Kali
Women's Celebration of Muhammad's Birth
Encountering the Smallpox Goddess: The Auspicious Song of Sitala
Jain Stories Inspiring Renunciation
Mother Ten's Stories
The Life of Guru Nanak
Ascetic Withdrawal or Social Engagement
The Exemplary Devotion of the "Servant of Hari"
The Origin of Linga Worship
Buddhism in Practice
Introduction
Consecrating the Buddha
Sutra on the Merit of Bathing the Buddha
The Whole Universe as a Sutra
The Book of Resolving Doubts Concerning the Semblance Dharma
Auspicious Things
Daily Life in the Assembly
Awakening Stories of Zen Buddhist Women
Death-Bed Testimonials of the Pure Land Faithful
Religions of China in Practice Introduction: The Spirits of Chinese Religion
Laozi: Ancient Philosopher, Master of Immortality, and God
The Lives and Teachings of the Divine Lord of Zitong
A Sutra Promoting the White-robed Guanyin as Giver of Sons
Body Gods and Inner Vision: The Scripture of the Yellow Court
Teachings of a Spirit Medium
Spellbinding
Record of the Feng and Shan Sacrifices
The Law of the Spirits
Shrines to Local Former Worthies
The Scripture in Forty-two Sections
The Scripture on Perfect Wisdom for Humane Kings Who Wish to Protect Their States
Stories from an Illustrated Explanation of the Tract of the Most Exalted on Action and Response
Religions of Tibet in Practice
Introduction
The Royal Way of Supreme Compassion
Guidebook to Lapchi
The Yogin Lorepa's Retreat at Lake Namtso
A Fasting Ritual
The Regulations of a Monastery
Ignacio Cabezoacute;n
A Prayer for Deliverance from Rebirth
Turning Back Gossip
A Prayer Flag for Tara
Religions of Japan in Practice
Introduction
Kaibara Ekken's Precepts on the Family
A Refutation of Clerical Marriage
The Contemplation of Suchness
Chido's Dreams of Buddhism
The Confucian Monarchy of Nara Japan
Nationalistic Shinto
A Child's Guide to Yasukuni Shrine
The Founding of Mount Koya and Kukai's Eternal Meditation
Motoori Norinaga on the Two Shrines at Ise
Sasaki Shoten
Toward a Postmodern Shinshu Theology
Contemporary Zen Buddhist Tracts for the Laity
Grassroots Buddhism in Japan
Index

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