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Zen Buddhism: Selected Writings of D.T. Suzuki

Daisetz Teitarō Suzuki - Philosophy - 1996 - 294 pages
A highly accessible overview of Zen philosophy includes a basic historical background, a thorough overview of the techniques of Zen practice, and explanations of key concepts ...
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Mourning the Unborn Dead A Buddhist Ritual Comes to America

University of Waterloo Jeff Wilson Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and East Asian Studies Renison COllege - Religion - 2008 - 272 pages
Many Western visitors to Japan have been struck by the numerous cemeteries for aborted fetuses, which are characterized by throngs of images of the Bodhisattva Jizo, usually ...
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A Popular Dictionary of Buddhism

Christmas Humphreys - Religion - 2005 - 224 pages
A dictionary and a glossary of terms plus brief biographies of eminent Buddhists and scholars from both East and West.
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Modern Passings: Death Rites, Politics, And Social Change in Imperial Japan

Andrew Bernstein - Family & Relationships - 2006 - 242 pages
"What to do with the dead? In Imperial Japan, as elsewhere in the modernizing world, answering this perennial question meant relying on age-old solutions. Funerals, burials ...
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Did Dogen Go to China?: What He Wrote and When He Wrote It

Steven Heine - Religion - 2006 - 298 pages
Dogen (1200-1253), the founder of the Soto Zen sect in Japan, is especially known for introducing to Japanese Buddhism many of the texts and practices that he discovered in ...
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Buddhist spirituality: later China, Korea, Japan, and the modern world

Yoshinori Takeuchi - Religion - 1999 - 550 pages
A multivolume series with more than 500 contributing scholars worldwide, presenting the spiritual wisdom of the human race in its historical unfolding, from prehistoric times ...
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Departure and Return: Abandonment, Memorial and Aging in Japan

Jason Allen Danely - 2008 - 407 pages
This dissertation examines the ways that ancestor memorial shapes the experience of aging in Japan. Ancestor memorial is a popular form of mourning in Japan that helps ...
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