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Buddhist Heritage in India and Abroad
Buddhist Heritage in India and Abroad

Buddhist Heritage in India and Abroad

by G Kuppuram

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Language

English

Publisher

Sundeep Prakashan

ISBN

8185067783 - Year: 1992 - Pages: 387

Binding

Hardcover

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Author: G Kuppuram
K Kumudamani/
Editor(s): G Kuppuram / K Kumudamani
Publisher: Sundeep Prakashan
Year: 1992
Language: English
Pages: 387
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8185067783

Description

The present volume gives a broad survey of the traditions of Buddhism, and Buddha's teachings of cultural significance. More than twenty scholars of high standing from different countries have contributed their valuable articles in this volume.

The mystery of birth and death, and the challenge of life itself, has always moved humankind to reach out to something or Someone beyond in search of meaning.

Contents

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

FOREWORD

PREFACE

LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS

PART-I
THE TRADITIONS OF BUDDHISM

1. The World of Buddhism-K.Krishna Murthy
2. Buddhism in America : Some Introductory Reflections-Charles S.Prebish
3. The Role of Sri Lanka as a Medium of Cultural Exchanges and Influences in the Indian Ocean Cultural Community-An Historical Analysis-Acharyage D.T.Edward Perera
4. The Buddhistic Art-Tradition of China-K.Krishna Murthy
5. Buddhism in Mathura and its Contribution to Social Harmony in India and Abroad-K.D.Bajpai
6. Some Aspects of Buddhism in South-East India with Special Reference to Andhra Pradesh-K.Kumudamani
7. Buddhism in Early Tamilnadu : An Inquiry About its Antiquity-G.Kuppuram

PART - II
BUDDHA`S TEACHINGS AND ITS INFLUENCE

8. The Sarvastivada and the Mahayana : A Note on their Linkages-V.K.Thakur
9. A Discussion on "Cittavarana" in the Prajnaparamita-Hrdaya-Sutra-Wu.Bai-Hui
10. The Four Noble Truths in Vasubandhu-Jose Pereira
11. Note to Escape, but to Transform : Enlightenment and the Concept of Parinamana in the Astasahasrika Prajnaparamita-Joanna R.Macy
12. Dhammavinaya Solves Contradictions of the Modern Age-S.K.Pathak
13. On the Transformation of the Vinayavastu of the Mulasarvastivadins-Hisashi Matsumura
14. Agent-Causation and Event Causation: The Buddhist Naiyayik Controversy-Rita Guta
15. Literary Aspects of Pali Employed in Ritual-J.R.Joshi
16. The Early Buddhist Attitude to Aesthetics-P.Gnanarama
17. Legacy of Buddhism: Past and Present-G.Kuppuram and K.Kumudamani
18. The Sino-Indian Trans-Cultural Method of Madhyamika Dialectic : Nagarjuna to Seng-chao to Chi-ts`ang-Shohei Ichimura
19. sPa tshab Nyi ma Grags and the Introduction of Prasangika Madhyamaka into Tibet-Karen Christina Lang
20. Some Significant Readings From Buddhist Literature-G.Kuppuram & K.Kumudamani

PART - III
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE

21. The Buddhist Panorama-Lokesh Chandra
22. Evolution of the Buddha Image-A.D.T.E. Perera
23. The Illiteracy of Muhammad and Hui-Neng-Arvind Sharma
24. Harischandra of Anuradhapura-Ukku Bandage Karunananda

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