Buddhism in Practice

ISBN-10: 0691044414

ISBN-13: 9780691044415

Edition: 1995

Authors: Donald S. Lopez

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This anthology illustrates the vast scope of Buddhist practice in Asia, past and present, by presenting a selection of 48 translated texts from such places as India and China.
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Book details

List price: $37.50
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 8/13/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Princeton Readings in Religions
Note on Transliteration
Contents by Vehicle
Contents by Country
A Hymn of Praise to the Buddha's Good Qualities
Consecrating the Buddha
Sutra on the Merit of Bathing the Buddha
Reading Others' Minds
The Prayer of the Original Buddha
Myoe's Letter to the Island
The Tathagatagarbha Sutra
The Whole Universe as a Sutra
Gotami's Story
The Great Bliss Queen
Story of Simhala, the Caravan Leader
A Prayer for the Long Life of the Dalai Lama
Chinese Women Pilgrims' Songs Glorifying Guanyin
A Mahayana Liturgy
A Discussion of Seated Zen
The Way to Meditation
Buddhism and the State in Early Japan
Original Enlightenment Thought in the Nichiren Tradition
The Matsumoto Debate
A Prophecy of the Death of the Dharma
The Book of Resolving Doubts Concerning the Semblance Dharma
A Heretical Chinese Buddhist Text
Eschatology in the Wheel of Time Tantra
Atisa's A Lamp for the Path to Awakening
The Advice to Layman Tundila
The Legend of the Iron Stupa
Two Tantric Meditations: Visualizing the Deity
The Story of the Horn Blowing
A Summary of the Seven Books of the Abhidhamma
On Becoming a Buddhist Wizard
Pure Land Buddhist Worship and Meditation in China
Aryadeva and Candrakirti on Self and Selfishness
A Modern Sermon on Merit Making
Saramati's Entering into the Great Vehicle
Auspicious Things
Tales of the Lotus Sutra
Daily Life in the Assembly
Deaths, Funerals, and the Division of Property in a Monastic Code
A Rite for Restoring the Bodhisattva and Tantric Vows
Awakening Stories of Zen Buddhist Women
The Chinese Life of Nagarjuna
Atisa's Journey to Sumatra
Bimba's Lament
Hagiographies of the Korean Monk Wonhyo
The Illustrated Biography of Ippen
Account of the Buddhist Thaumaturge Baozhi
Buddhist Chaplains in the Field of Battle
Death-Bed Testimonials of the Pure Land Faithful
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