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Signs from the Unseen RealmBuddhist Miracle Tales from Early Medieval China

Signs from the Unseen Realm: Buddhist Miracle Tales from Early Medieval China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836023
eISBN:
9780824869601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836023.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

In early medieval China hundreds of Buddhist miracle texts were circulated, inaugurating a trend that would continue for centuries. Each tale recounted extraordinary events involving Chinese persons ... More

Sikhism

Sikhism

Doris R. Jakobsh

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835330
eISBN:
9780824870669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835330.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book offers a comprehensive overview of Sikhism, which originated in India’s Punjab region five hundred years ago. As the numbers of Sikhs settling outside of India continues to grow, it is ... More

Socially Engaged Buddhism

Socially Engaged Buddhism

Sallie B. King

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833350
eISBN:
9780824870225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833350.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book is an introduction to the contemporary movement of Buddhists, East and West, who actively engage with the problems of the world on the basis of Buddhist ideas, values, and spirituality. The ... More

Spirits of the PlaceBuddhism and Lao Religious Culture

Spirits of the Place: Buddhism and Lao Religious Culture

John Clifford Holt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833275
eISBN:
9780824869991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833275.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book contributes to the understanding of religious culture in Laos and Southeast Asia. This book brings this nation into focus. With its overview of Lao Buddhism and analysis of how shifting ... More

Sword of ZenMaster Takuan and His Writings on Immovable Wisdom and the Sword Taie

Sword of Zen: Master Takuan and His Writings on Immovable Wisdom and the Sword Taie

Soho Takuan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835439
eISBN:
9780824871321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835439.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Takuan Sōho's (1573–1645) two works on Zen and swordsmanship are among the most straightforward and lively presentations of Zen ever written and have enjoyed great popularity in both premodern and ... More

Theravada BuddhismThe View of the Elders

Theravada Buddhism: The View of the Elders

Asanga Tilakaratne

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835965
eISBN:
9780824871598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835965.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book brings to life the age-old religious tradition of Theravada (literally, “view of the elders”) Buddhism as it is found in ancient texts and understood and practiced today in South and ... More

Theravada TraditionsBuddhist Ritual Cultures in Contemporary Southeast Asia and Sri Lanka

Theravada Traditions: Buddhist Ritual Cultures in Contemporary Southeast Asia and Sri Lanka

John Clifford Holt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824867805
eISBN:
9780824873691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867805.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This is a study of very popular ritual celebrations observed by Buddhist monks and laity in each of the predominantly Theravada Buddhist cultures in Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia (Thailand, Myanmar, ... More

Tracing the Itinerant PathJishū Nuns of Medieval Japan

Tracing the Itinerant Path: Jishū Nuns of Medieval Japan

Caitilin J. Griffiths

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824859367
eISBN:
9780824873004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824859367.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This study introduces the jishū nuns who participated alongside monks as fellow practitioners—not as wives, daughters, or mothers. They were partners in a Pure Land religious school devoted to ... More

Weaving and BindingImmigrant Gods and Female Immortals in Ancient Japan

Weaving and Binding: Immigrant Gods and Female Immortals in Ancient Japan

Michael Como

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824829575
eISBN:
9780824870560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824829575.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Among the most exciting developments in the study of Japanese religion over the past two decades has been the discovery of tens of thousands of ritual vessels, implements, and scapegoat dolls ... More

What Is Asian American Biblical Hermeneutics? Reading the New Testament

What Is Asian American Biblical Hermeneutics? Reading the New Testament

Tat-siong Benny Liew

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831622
eISBN:
9780824869168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831622.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This is the first single-authored book on Asian American biblical interpretation. It covers all of the major genres within the New Testament and broadens biblical hermeneutics to cover not only the ... More

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