Buddhism in Global Perspective (Two Volumes)

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Item Code: IDF325
Author: Kalpakamsankarnarayan,Ichijo Ogawa,Ravindra Panth
Publisher: Somaiya Publications Pvt. Ltd.
Language: English
Edition: 2003
ISBN: 8170392608
Pages: 875 (Coloured Illus: 9, B & W Illus: 59) & (With C.D. of The Royal Ploughing Ceremony of Thailand)
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details 9.6" X 6.2"
Weight 2.10 kg
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Book Description
Contributors XII
Preface XIV
Inaugural Address XIX
Robert Philip Yuzuki Kaku  
Address by XXV
Ichijo Ogawa  
Keynote Address XXVII
Lokesh Chandra  
Presidential Address XXXXIII
S.K. Somaiya  
Early/ Theravada/Pali Buddhism
1 A Subtlety In The Buddhist Theory of The Self and Some Elaborations  
N.G. Kulkarni 3
2 Process of Knowing  
H.S. Shukla 12
3 The Vibhajjavada Doctrine  
M.G. Dadhphale 21
4 Harmony I Global Perspective & Vinaya Disciplines  
Anandamayee Ghosh 27
5 The Concepts of Spirits In Early Buddhist Tradition  
O.P Pathak 37
6 Philosophy of Relation in Abhidharma Tradition  
Bimalendra Kumar 53
7 S.N. Goenka's Approaches to Buddhism
Pradeep. P. Gokhale 61
8 The Buddhistic Foundation of Universal Culture and Social Ethics  
H.S. Prasad 70
9 An In-Depth Analysis of Early Buddha-Dhamma  
Angrraj Chaudhary 91
10 Tradition and Innovayion in Dr. Ambedkar's Approach  
Dharmachari Lokamitra 103
11 Buddhist Conception of Brahma-Viharas- A Direction to Emancipation As a Corrected New Version  
Mangala Chinchore 114
12 Women Under the Yellow Robe  
Shobha Rani Dash 127
13 Relevance of Dhammapada in the Modern Context  
Sharmila Virkar 138
14 On Sunnata in Pali Buddhism  
Prabhakar Mishra 148
15 Early Buddhism & Bhagavata: A Value based approach  
Shubhada A Joshi 154
16 Gautama Buddha as The Earliest Democrat  
Radha Kumar 163
South-East Asian Buddhism
17 The Royal Ploughing Ceremony of Thailand  
Rajaguru Vamadevamuni 175
18 Religion in the making of a Nation - An experience from the past for the guidance of the future  
Bhikkhu Dhammavihari 179
19 The Buddhist Doctrine of Karma as a Theory of Justice  
Asanga Tilakaratne 202
20 The Buddhas visit to Thailand according to The Uravganidana  
Chirapat Prapandvidya 218
21 Buddhist in Myanmar today  
Friedgard Lottermoser 223
22 Buddhist Studies in the context of University Education  
G.D. Suman Pal 268
Tibetan/Nepalese Buddhism
23 The importance of Viryasimha's Jatakamalapanjika - A commentary on Aryasura's Campukavya Jatakamala  
Ratna Basu 279
24 Tibetan Buddhism- In Global Perspective  
Buddhadev Bhattacharya Shastri 282
25 On the Second Parajika in the Vinayasustravrtti  
Nakagawa Masanori 286
26 A Nepalese Buddhist Ritual: Gatham-muga  
Shinobu Yamaguchi 294
27 A Brief Analysis of Language and Social Values As Reflected in the Supriya-Sarthavaha-Jataka Contained in Bhadrakalpavadana  
Soma Basu 300
28 Remarks on Aksayamati (Blo Gras Mi Zad Pa), Being the Author of the earlist version of the Bodhisattvacaryavatara  
Akira Saito 308
29 Signifance of Lumbini - Impact of Buddhism on Nepal  
Anita Rane Kothare 318
30 Karma Kagyu : American Buddhism in Compassion  
Indira Y. Junghare 330
Mahayana Buddhism
1 Magic and Magical Practices in Early Mahayana Buddhism  
M.C.Joshi 3
2 Paramitas for Human Perfection  
S.N. Kandaswamy 17
3 A Note on the Mulamadhyamakakarika
Musashi Tachikawa 34
4 The Connection between Ultimate Truth and Analysis in Bhaviveka's Theory of two Truths  
Mayumi Nasu 43
5 Buddhism : Relevance for Social Uplift, Spiritual Progress and Peace  
N.H. Samtani 54
6 Contribution of Buddhism to Social Harmony and Social Cohesion with Special Reference to Afghanistan  
J. Sitaramamma 63
7 Meditation as Conceived in Buddhism  
Murnal V. Bhatt 72
East Asian Buddhism
8 Tantric Ways of Life in Human Worlds  
S.K. Pathak 85
9 An Investigation into the Spirit of Fang-bain (Skillful means)  
R.K. Rana 103
10 Chinese Buddhism Unbound  
Marcus Bingenheimer 122
11 Hall for the Sixteen Contemplations  
Daniel B. Stevenson 147
12 The Revival and Transformation of Manastic Discipline  
Paul Groner 205
13 The Identification of Hells in the Tetsujonairikyo : The Sutra on the Hell of the Iron Fortress  
Ineke Van Put 223
14 From Gandhara to Nara - Nine Centuries of Abhidharma  
Charles Willmen 234
15 Contribution of Xuanzang to the Abhidharma Studies in China  
Lalji Shravak 237
16 The Spirit of Zen and its Relevance in Modern Times  
Nilesh Dalal 254
17 Pure Land : the Indian and the Sino-Japanese  
Noritoshi Aramaki 259
Buddhism Art and Architecture
18 The Therianthropic Form: Early Buddhist Visual Evidences  
Jaya Jose 273
19 Some New Aspects to Bhadrayaniya Sect from  
Shobhana Gokhale 298
20 Human Figures in Ajanta Paintings - Aesthetical Perspective  
Meenal Kapadia 311
21 Buddhism Architecture in Indonesia in the 9th Century AD  
Timbul Haryono 329
22 A Thematic Study in Buddhism Art  
Meena Talim 348
23 Rock Architecture  
Yojana Bhagat, Meena Talim 367
24 Kanheri : A Study in it's Sustained Patronage  
Suraj A. Pandit 380
25 Dentils with Human Faces - A Unique Motif at Nasik  
Manjiri Bhalerao 403
26 Yoga and The Taima Mandala  
Shashibala 408
Buddhist Literature
27 Buddhist Characters in Sanskrit Literature  
Nalinee Chapekar 431
28 Some Issues in Buddhist Epistemology
V.N. Jha 451
29 Nagananda - An Anastomosis of Buddhist and Hindu Faiths  
C.S. Radhakrishnan 456

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