Download The Gods of Northern Buddhism: Their History and Iconography by Alice Getty PDF

By Alice Getty

Известное справочное издание для историков искусства, изучающих восточную философию и религию студентов. Содержит подробную информацию об именах, атрибутах, символике, правилах изображения, практически, всех важных божеств из пантеона Махаяны, которым поклоняются в Непале, Тибете, Китае, Корее, Монголии и Японии.
В книге a hundred seventy five фотоиллюстраций.

Первое издание вышло в 1914 году. Второе - дополненное (уже 185 иллюстраций) - в 1928 и неоднократно переиздавалось. До сих пор остается важнейшим источником по буддизму и буддийской иконографии.
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Download Cho: The Garden of All Joy & Generosity of the Body by Tenga Rinpoche PDF

By Tenga Rinpoche

Lord Buddha grew to become the wheel of dharma 3 times, with the second one turning revealing the real nature of all issues, Prajnaparamita, of which Chö is a way to perform and discover this.
the lessons on real nature have been what the nice siddhas of India practiced and handed on via their assorted traditions. The ideally suited Tibetan woman grasp and saint Machik Lapdron, prophesized through the Buddha as an emanation of the nice mom Prajnaparamita, acquired those transmissions from many siddhas and formulated them into what we all know as Chö, this means that to "cut" or "severe." what's lower is ego greedy, the basis of our agony, during the consciousness of our actual nature, that is the essence of the entire Buddha's teachings.
it is a distinctive observation at the perform of Chö including certain drawings of the perform and choices and the whole sadhana in Tibetan and English.

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Download Absolute Delusion, Perfect Buddhahood: The Rise and Fall of by Jamie Hubbard PDF

By Jamie Hubbard

Even with the typical view of Buddhism as non-dogmatic and tolerant, the ancient list preserves many examples of Buddhist thinkers and activities that have been banned as heretical or subversive. The San-chieh (Three degrees) used to be a well-liked and influential chinese language Buddhist move in the course of the Sui and Tang sessions, counting strong statesmen, imperial princes, or even an empress, Empress Wu, between its buyers. In spite, or maybe accurately simply because, of its proximity to energy, the San-chieh circulation ran afoul of the professionals and its teachings and texts have been formally proscribed a variety of occasions over a several-hundred-year historical past. as a result of those suppressions San-chieh texts have been misplaced and little information regarding its teachings or background is accessible. the current paintings, the 1st English learn of the San-chieh circulate, makes use of manuscripts chanced on at Tun-huang to ascertain the doctrine and institutional practices of this circulate within the greater context of Mahayana doctrine and perform. via viewing San-Chieh within the context of Mahayana Buddhism, Hubbard unearths it to be faraway from heretical and thereby increases very important questions about orthodoxy and canon in Buddhism. He indicates that some of the hallmark rules and practices of chinese language Buddhism locate an early and certain expression within the San-chieh texts.

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Download Living Dharma: Teachings and Meditation Instructions from by Jack Kornfield, Ram Dass, Chogyam Trungpa PDF

By Jack Kornfield, Ram Dass, Chogyam Trungpa

In this publication, Jack Kornfield provides the center of Buddhist perform as taught through twelve hugely revered masters from Southeast Asia. those well known academics supply a wealthy number of meditation ideas: the practices comprise conventional directions for dissolving the cast experience of self, for awakening perception, for figuring out Nirvana, and for cultivating compassion for all beings.

Jack Kornfield’s first 3 chapters provide an summary of Buddhist philosophy and, particularly, the meditation practices of Burma, Thailand, and Laos. the lessons during this quantity are from Achaan Chaa, Mahasi Sayadaw, Sunlun Sayadaw, Achaan Buddhadasa, Achaan Naeb, Achaan Maha Boowa, Tuangpulu Sayadaw, Mohnyin Sayadaw, Mogok Sayadaw, U Ba Khin, Achaan Dhammadaro, and Achaan Jumnien.

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By Tim Ripley

The hot Spearhead sequence is designed to examine the innovative of conflict, facing devices able to working thoroughly independently within the vanguard of conflict. each one quantity within the sequence examines the selected unit's origins and heritage, its organization and order of conflict, its conflict heritage theatre by means of theatre, its insignia and its markings. additionally lined are biographies of crucial commanders of every unit. every one identify ends with an review of unit effectiveness - as noticeable through the unit itself, by means of its competitors and the sunshine of newer historic learn. The books additionally contain a close reference part with a severe bibliography, an inventory of proper museums and websites, information regarding re-enactment teams and memorials. shaped in 1939 as a motorised infantry regiment, Grossdeutschland ended international warfare 2 as a panzer corps having fought in France and the Balkans and, from 1941, as an elite unit solely at the japanese entrance - before everything below Guderian's second Panzer military and latterly, mixed with the Brandenburg department, protecting East Prussia because the Panzer Corps Grossdeutschland. Its key battles comprise the good encircling operations within the early days of Operation Barbarossa, the ultimate thrust to Moscow as a part of Operation storm, Kharkov and Kursk. Grossdeutschland used to be some of the most very important devices within the German order of conflict and was once all for a number of the fiercest struggling with of worldwide conflict 2. in addition to Spearhead 1: twenty first Panzer department, it makes an awesome topic to release Ian Allan Publishing's new Spearhead sequence.

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The Yogini’s Eye: accomplished advent to Buddhist Tantra, quantity I: Systemization and Interpretation introduces a brand new translation sequence, Classics of the Early Sakya, so one can specialise in the vast literature of the Sakya Lamdre lineage of the Hevajra Tantra cycle of revelation. this primary quantity of creation is the earliest booklet of its sort and entire remedy of the subject material to were written, and initiated the scholarly learn of Tibetan Buddhist Tantra. next experiences in all lineages have been outfitted at the origin validated via this publication. The Yogini’s Eye has served because the introductory textbook for the research of Sakya Tantra constantly for over 800 years. Over the centuries, the textbook has been supplemented by means of a complete of fifteen commentaries and examine publications written via the main discovered students of the Sakya culture, together with Lama Dampa Sonam Gyaltsen (1312–1375), Yeshe Gyaltsen (1300’s–1406), Ngorchen Kunga Zangpo (1382–1450), Lowo Khenchen Sonam Lhundrup (1456–1532), Ngorchen Konchok Lhundrup (1497–1547), Amezhap Ngawang Kunga Sonam (1597–1659), and Dezhung Chopel Jamyang Kunga Namgyal (1880’s– mid-1950’s). this primary English version includes the interpretation of 13 of those examine publications, with the exception of all repetitive sections, inserted into the unique e-book within the applicable context.

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Download «Dew on the Grass»: The Poetics of Inbetweenness in Chekhov by Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich; Lapushin, Radislav; Chekhov, Anton PDF

By Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich; Lapushin, Radislav; Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich

«Dew at the Grass»: The Poetics of Inbetweenness in Chekhov is the 1st complete and systematic examine to target the poetic dimensions of Anton Chekhov’s prose and drama. utilizing the concept that of «inbetweenness», this e-book reconceptualizes the relevant elements of Chekhov’s sort, from his use of language to the origins of his inventive worldview. Radislav Lapushin deals a clean interpretive framework for the research of Chekhov’s person works and his œuvre as an entire

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By Maurice Friedman

The categorical concentration of Martin Buber and the Human Sciences is "dialogue" because the origin of and integrating consider the human sciences, utilizing discussion within the exact experience which Buber has made well-known: mutuality, presentness, openness, assembly the opposite in his or her distinctiveness and never simply as a content material for one's personal notion different types, and realizing as deriving within the first example from mutual touch instead of wisdom of a subject matter approximately an item. by means of the "human sciences" the authors/editors suggest fabric that may be meaningfully approached in a dialogic approach, for this reason, the arts, schooling, psychology, speech verbal exchange, anthropology, historical past, sociology, and economics. The essays in Martin Buber and the Human Sciences exhibit that thirty years after Buber's demise his effect remains to be resonating in lots of international locations and in lots of fields.

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