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The Buddha's Doctrine And The Nine Vehicles
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written by José Ignacio Cabezón, 1956- (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2013), 312 page(s)
Following the fall of the Tibetan empire and the ensuing "period of fragmentation," the twelfth and thirteenth centuries saw tremendous religious efflorescence in Tibet. Although the Tibetan scholars and adepts of this period continued to draw from the texts and practices of Indian Buddhism, they also began to cra...
written by José Ignacio Cabezón, 1956- (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2013), 312 page(s)
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Buddhism and Science
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written by Paul Dahlke, 1865-1928 (London, England: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1913, originally published 1913), 270 page(s)
This book, by Paul Dahlke, one of the founders of Buddhism in Germany, employs the concept of World-Theory to consider science from the point of view of Theravada Buddhism.
written by Paul Dahlke, 1865-1928 (London, England: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1913, originally published 1913), 270 page(s)
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Buddhist Monastic Life: According to the Texts of the Theravada Tradition
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written by Steven Collins, 1951-2018 and Môhan Wijayaratna, 1947- (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1990, originally published 1990), 216 page(s)
This 1991 book provides a brief yet detailed account of the ideal way of life prescribed for Buddhist monks and nuns in the Pali texts of the Theravada school of Buddhism. The author describes the way in which the Buddha's disciples institutionalized his teachings about such things as food, dress, money, chastity,...
written by Steven Collins, 1951-2018 and Môhan Wijayaratna, 1947- (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1990, originally published 1990), 216 page(s)
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Burning of Holika
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produced by Banyan Productions (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1985), 16 mins
This video from Banyan includes: Sumatie Sabha Ramayan & Chowtal Group of Barrakpore play and sing Rahas Mandal Chowtal & Dance Group, Gopee Trace, Pena perform, singing and dancing Niala Maharaj interviews Satnarine Maharaj, Secretary General of Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha about the Burning of Holika Niala Mah...
produced by Banyan Productions (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1985), 16 mins
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Buying the Spirit
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directed by Saskia Rietmeijer and Bart Drolenga; produced by Seeview Productions (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2012), 52 mins
For many people, voodoo is synonymous with black magic and malevolence. It’s regarded with suspicion, conjuring up images of animal sacrifices and mutilated dolls. This week’s powerful, character-led documentary takes us straight into this hidden, impenetrable world. Beautifully-made with unbelievable access t...
directed by Saskia Rietmeijer and Bart Drolenga; produced by Seeview Productions (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2012), 52 mins
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Buying the Spirit
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directed by Saskia Rietmeijer and Bart Drolenga (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 53 mins
Nearly everyone in Haiti believes in voodoo. This powerful documentary takes us into the hidden world of voodoo practitioners and offers unique insight into a frequently misunderstood religion. Haitians turn to priests like Vladimir Bernadel or to secret voodoo societies for support and protection. Vladimir has pr...
directed by Saskia Rietmeijer and Bart Drolenga (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 53 mins
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[Front Matter]
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written by Oliver Leaman, 1950-; edited by Nicholas de Lange, 1944-, Steven Collins, 1951-2018 and John Clayton; in Evil and Suffering in Jewish Philosophy, Cambridge Studies in Religious Traditions (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2003, originally published 1995), 1-16
In this study Oliver Leaman poses two questions: how can a powerful and caring deity allow terrible things to happen to obviously innocent people, and why have the Jewish people been so harshly treated throughout history, given their status as the chosen people? He explores these issues through an analysis of the...
written by Oliver Leaman, 1950-; edited by Nicholas de Lange, 1944-, Steven Collins, 1951-2018 and John Clayton; in Evil and Suffering in Jewish Philosophy, Cambridge Studies in Religious Traditions (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2003, originally published 1995), 1-16
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Can We Know God Through Experience?
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(Intelecom, 1998), 30 mins, 30 page(s)
This video questions whether or not certain mystical experiences are indications of the existence of a divine being. It explores the nature and manifestations of religion and examines the different kinds of evidence that contribute to religious beliefs.
(Intelecom, 1998), 30 mins, 30 page(s)
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Carnival King of Europe, The Gilles of La Louvière and the Chinels of Fosses-la-Ville
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directed by Michele Trentini, fl. 2015; produced by Museo degli usi e costumi della gente trentina, in Carnival King of Europe (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2014), 9 mins
In the Catholic, French-speaking part of Belgium, monumental, all-encompassing masquerades take place in the middle of Lent.
directed by Michele Trentini, fl. 2015; produced by Museo degli usi e costumi della gente trentina, in Carnival King of Europe (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2014), 9 mins
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Cathedral, 2, Cathedral, Episode 2: The Eve of Christmas
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directed by Peter Williams, fl. 2009-2012, in Cathedral, 2 (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 1 hour 3 mins
It’s Christmas Eve in Canterbury Cathedral. The choristers are hanging up their stockings, the Cathedral shop reflects on why people want to buy black Christmas trees, Archbishop Rowan Williams and his family join the carol singing around the crib, and Santa runs a gauntlet to deliver his presents to the Choir S...
directed by Peter Williams, fl. 2009-2012, in Cathedral, 2 (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 1 hour 3 mins
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