Encyclopedia of Buddhism
Damien Keown, Charles S. Prebish
Routledge, Dec 16, 2013 - Reference - 924 pages
Reflects the current state of scholarship in Buddhist Studies, its entries being written by specialists in many areas, presenting an accurate overview of Buddhist history, thought and practices, most entries having cross-referencing to others and bibliographical references. Contain around 1000 pages and 500,000 words, totalling around 1200 entries.
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Abhidharma arhat Asia Asian Asoka attain awakening became become Bodhgaya bodhi bodhisattva body Buddha Buddhahood Buddhist communities Buddhist Studies Buddhist tradition centers century China Chinese Chinul commentary cultural Dalai Lama death deities Dharma dhism dhist disciples DıŻgha NikaŻya doctrine duh.kha early engaged Buddhist enlightenment ethics existence Gautama groups Huineng human images important India JaŻtaka Japan Japanese karma King known koŻan Korean Buddhism lineage literature lives Lotus SuŻtra Madhyamaka MahaŻyaŻna Majjhima NikaŻya man.d.ala meditation mind modern monasteries monastic monks moral Mount Hiei Nichiren NikaŻya NikaŻya Buddhism nirvaŻn.a nuns one’s ordination PaŻli PaŻli Canon path peace pilgrimage Pit.aka practice practitioners Prebish precepts Pure Land rebirth relics religion religious ritual Sam.yutta NikaŻya sangha Sanskrit scholars scriptures seen So˘n social society spiritual Sri Lanka stuŻpa Sutta tantra tantric teachers temples Tendai TheravaŻda Tibet Tibetan Buddhism tion translation VajrayaŻna Vinaya Visuddhimagga Western wisdom