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Karma

Karma

Johannes Bronkhorst

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835705
eISBN:
9780824870256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835705.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Karma has become a household word in the modern world, where it is associated with the belief in rebirth determined by one's deeds in earlier lives. This belief was and is widespread in the Indian ... More

Korea's Great Buddhist-Confucian DebateThe Treatises of Chong Tojon (Sambong) and Hamho Tuktong (Kihwa)

Korea's Great Buddhist-Confucian Debate: The Treatises of Chong Tojon (Sambong) and Hamho Tuktong (Kihwa)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853808
eISBN:
9780824868031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853808.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The relationship between Confucianism and Buddhism—long and complex—starts with the earliest period of transmission of Buddhism to China, and continues to develop in various ways throughout East ... More

A Korean Confucian Way of Life and ThoughtThe Chasongnok (Record of Self-Reflection) by Yi Hwang (Toegye)

A Korean Confucian Way of Life and Thought: The Chasongnok (Record of Self-Reflection) by Yi Hwang (Toegye)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824855840
eISBN:
9780824868284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855840.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

YI Hwang (T’oegye, 1501-1570) is an eminent thinker in the history of Asian philosophy and religion. His Chasŏngnok (Record of self-reflection) is a superb Korean Neo-Confucian text: a special ... More

Korean Spirituality

Korean Spirituality

Don Baker

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832339
eISBN:
9780824869373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832339.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Korea has one of the most dynamic and diverse religious cultures of any nation on earth. Koreans are highly religious, yet no single religious community enjoys dominance. Buddhists share the Korean ... More

Luminous BlissA Religious History of Pure Land Literature in Tibet

Luminous Bliss: A Religious History of Pure Land Literature in Tibet

Georgios T. Halkias

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835903
eISBN:
9780824871314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835903.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Pure Land Buddhism as a whole has received comparatively little attention in Western studies on Buddhism despite the importance of “buddha-fields” (pure lands) for the growth and expression of ... More

Modern Buddhist Conjunctures in MyanmarCultural Narratives, Colonial Legacies, and Civil Society

Modern Buddhist Conjunctures in Myanmar: Cultural Narratives, Colonial Legacies, and Civil Society

Juliane Schober

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833824
eISBN:
9780824871635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833824.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

For centuries, Burmese have looked to the authority of their religious tradition, Theravada Buddhism, to negotiate social and political hierarchies. This book examines those moments in the modern ... More

Neo-Confucian Self-Cultivation

Neo-Confucian Self-Cultivation

Barry C. Keenan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834968
eISBN:
9780824868499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834968.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Approximately fifteen hundred years after Confucius, his ideas reasserted themselves in the formulation of a sophisticated program of personal self-cultivation. Neo-Confucians argued that humans are ... More

Nothingness and DesireA Philosophical Antiphony

Nothingness and Desire: A Philosophical Antiphony

James W. Heisig

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838850
eISBN:
9780824871147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838850.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The six lectures that make up this book were delivered in March 2011 at London University's School of Oriental and Asian Studies as the Jordan Lectures on Comparative Religion. They revolve around ... More

Numinous Awareness Is Never DarkThe Korean Buddhist Master Chinul's Excerpts on Zen Practice

Numinous Awareness Is Never Dark: The Korean Buddhist Master Chinul's Excerpts on Zen Practice

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824867393
eISBN:
9780824873073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867393.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Numinous Awareness is Never Dark examines the issue of whether enlightenment in Zen Buddhism is sudden or gradual: that is, something achieved in a sudden flash of insight, or through the gradual ... More

Oedipal GodThe Chinese Nezha and His Indian Origins

Oedipal God: The Chinese Nezha and His Indian Origins

Meir Shahar

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847609
eISBN:
9780824868130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847609.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book offers the comprehensive account (in any language) of the oedipal god Nezha, doubtless one of the most intriguing figures in Chinese religion and literature. The book analyzes the ... More

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