Contemporary Issues in Constructive Dharma Epistemology And Hermeneutics by Rita Das

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Subjects:

  • Middle Eastern,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Asceticism,
  • Congresses,
  • Hinduism,
  • Social aspects

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ISBN 100937194476
ISBN 109780937194478
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He joined the faculty at Christopher Newport University in August,and is currently Professor of Religion and, Director of Studies in Religion, and former inaugural Director of the Asian Studies program. He is also Distinguished Research and Teaching Faculty at The Mira & Ajay Shingal Center for Dharma.

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Sherma and A. Deepak (Hampton, VA: Deepak Heritage Books, ), vol. 2, pp. Yoga and Ecology: Dharma for the Earth: Proceedings of Two of the Sessions at the Fourth Danam Conference, Held on Site at the American Academy of Religion, Washington, DC, November Hardback; Contemporary Issues in Constructive Dharma; EnglishAuthor: Christopher Key Chapple.

The mission of the Journal of Dharma Studies: Philosophy, Theology, Ethics, and Culture is to employ theoretical and empirical methodologies for the intersubjective understanding of, and real-world applications of the conceptual resources, textual sources, and experiential practices—including ritual, social, ethical, liturgical, contemplative, or communitarian—to foster critical.

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A selection of Pali words for daily reflection - 39 Pages - ( KB) - Free. From the introduction: This booklet aims to assist new Buddhist Students who are unfamiliar with some of the Pali words often used in the study of Buddhism.

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The purpose of dharma is not only to attain a union of the soul with the supreme reality, it also suggests a code of conduct that is intended to secure both worldly joys and supreme happiness. Rishi Kanda has defined dharma in Vaisesika as “that confers worldly joys and leads to supreme happiness”.

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I was also explicit about the fact that I was using Buddhist ideas as tools with which to think about various contemporary issues long before the new movement to regard Buddhist critical and constructive thought as academically respectable emerged.

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These essays represent a considerable diversity in subject matter and style, and range from those offering specific critical studies of some aspect of the Buddhist tradition to those seeking to apply Buddhist principles to larger human concerns (for example social/ethical issues).

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