Buddhism, Critical Concepts in Religious Studies, Volume 6 by Paul Williams PDF

By Paul Williams

From a box basically of curiosity to expert orientalists, the examine of Buddhism has constructed to include inter alia, theology and non secular reports, philosophy, cultural experiences, anthropology and comparative reports. there's now better direct entry to Buddhism within the West than ever sooner than, and Buddhist stories are attracting expanding numbers of students.

This eight-volume set brings jointly seminal papers in Buddhist reviews from an enormous diversity of educational disciplines, released over the past 40 years. With a brand new advent by means of the editor, this assortment is a special and unrivalled learn 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 position of soteriology
GEORGES DREYFUS
75 difficulties of language in Buddhist Tantra
GEORGE R. ELDER
76 at the background 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 learn of Bon within the West: earlier, current, and future
PER KVAERNE
80 a latest Newar advisor for Vajrayana life-cycle rites: the
Nepiil Jana ./ivan Kriyii Paddhati
TODD T. LEWIS
81 the original gains 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 faculty 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 response to the Yoga Tantra 409
TADEUSZ SKORUPSKI
87 A severe Tantrism
SHINiCHI TSUDA

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182a. l-70. lbarasamuccaya-vrtti, To. 1413, rgyud-'grel, vol. tsa fol. lgrahiibhidhiinottaratantra-miilamiilavrtti, To. 1414, rgyud-'grel, vol. tsa fol. 12la7. See, for example, the rationale given in his gSung ngag rin po che lam 'bras bu dan bcas pa 'i don gsa/ bar byed pa glegs bam gyi dkar chags, The Slob Bsad Tradition of the Sa-skya Lam- 'bras (Rajpur: Sakya Centre, 1983), vol. XI, pp. 1-8, esp. p. 1. See the bLa rna brgyud pa 'i rnam par thar pa ngo mtshar snang ba ofbLama dam-pa bSod-nams rgyal-mtshan (1312-1375), the first part of his extraordinary Pod nag rna, The Slob Bsad, vol.

Shakabpa, Tibet: A Political History (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1967), pp. 75-82 for the fragmentation of Sa-skya power. A close inspection of the Yiian I Sa-skya relation has been given by L. L. : The Institute of Buddhist Studies, 1990), pp. 257-269. 6. 57 Primary is dKon-mchog dbang-phyug's sNyigs dus kyi rdo rje 'chang chen po chos kyi rje kun dga' bzang po 'i rnam par thar pa mdor bsdus pa, Lam 'bras slob bshad, vol. I, pp. 432-473, esp. 462; also see the pasticcio of Sangs-rgyas phun-tshogs, rDo rje 'chang kun dga' bzang po 'i rnam par thar pa legs bshad chu bo 'dus pa 'i rgya mtsho, sLob bshad, vol.

98. 6. 3. 30 Sa-chen was doubtless considering his various commentaries to the basic texts of the Lam- 'bras (To. 2284), traditionally considered eleven in number; see Musashi Tachikawa, "The Tantric Doctrine of the Sa skya pa according to the Sel gyi me Ion," Acta Asiatica 29 ( 1975): 95-106. 4), Heruka tramples on Brahma, lndra, Kamadeva, and Mahe5vara, while Ghasamrl tramples on Isana-Mahe5vara, apparently considered the principal variety of the species Mahe5vara. 4-277, esp. seep. 6. 33 The standard work on the legends and concerns of the Lam- 'bras remains the Yongs rdzogs bstan pa rin po ch 'i nyams len gyi man ngag gsung ngag rin po che 'i byon tshul khog phub dang bcas pa rgyas par bshad pa legs bshad'dus pa 'i rgya mtsho of Jam-mgon A-mes zhabs (1597-1659; text completed 1621 ), The Tshogs Bsad Tradition of the Sa-skya Lam-'bras vol.

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