Buddhism, Critical Concepts in Religious Studies, Volume 6

Buddhism, Critical Concepts in Religious Studies, Volume 6

Paul Williams


From a box essentially of curiosity to professional orientalists, the learn of Buddhism has built to include inter alia, theology and non secular reports, philosophy, cultural stories, anthropology and comparative stories. there's now better direct entry to Buddhism within the West than ever earlier than, and Buddhist stories are attracting expanding numbers of students.

This eight-volume set brings jointly seminal papers in Buddhist reports from an enormous diversity of educational disciplines, released during the last 40 years. With a brand new creation by way of the editor, this assortment is a different and unrivalled study source for either scholar and scholar.

vOLUME VI TANTRIC BUDDHISM (INCLUDING CHINA
AND JAPAN); BUDDHISM IN NEPAL AND
TIBET
Acknowledgements
73 Reflections at the Mahesvara subjugation delusion: lndic
materials, Sa-skya-pa apologetics, and the beginning of Heruka
RONALD M. DAVIDSON
74 Tibetan scholastic schooling and the function of soteriology
GEORGES DREYFUS
75 difficulties of language in Buddhist Tantra
GEORGE R. ELDER
76 at the historical past and psychology of the 'das-log
LAWRENCE EPSTEIN
77 Ambiguous sexuality: imagery and interpretation in Tantric
Buddhism 147
ROGER R. JACKSON
78 at the notion of sahaja in Indian Buddhist Tantric
literature
PER KVAERNE
xii
162
CONTENTS
79 The research of Bon within the West: previous, current, and future
PER KVAERNE
80 a contemporary Newar advisor for Vajrayana life-cycle rites: the
Nepiil Jana ./ivan Kriyii Paddhati
TODD T. LEWIS
81 the original positive aspects ofNewar Buddhism
JOliN ok LOCKE. S J
82 Seeing Chen-yen Buddhism: conventional scholarship and the
Vajrayana in China 308
CHARLES D. ORZECH
83 precise phrases, silence, and the adamantine dance: on Japanese
Mikkyo and the formation of the Shingon discourse 334
FABIO RAMBELLI
84 The Jo-nail-pas, a college of Buddhist ontologists according
to the Grub mtha' set gyi me ion 363
D.S. RUEGG
85 Vajrayana: starting place and function
ALEXIS SANDERSON
392
86 Sakyamuni's enlightenment in line with the Yoga Tantra 409
TADEUSZ SKORUPSKI
87 A serious Tantrism
SHINiCHI TSUDA

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