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Pages: 96
Authors: John Stevens
Categories: Philosophy
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Poverty and the Poor in the World's Religious Traditions: Religious Responses to the Problem of Poverty
Language: en
Pages: 422
Authors: William H. Brackney, Rupen Das
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-31 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This detailed book is a resource for students, practitioners, and leaders interested in how the major world religions have understood poverty and responded to the poor. • Addresses a topic of great importance: the intersection of religion, a universal cultural phenomenon; and the poor, a population whose demographics are on
Perspectives on Satipatthana
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Analayo
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-03 - Publisher: Windhorse Publications

"e;In this new book, Analayo builds on his earlier ground-breaking work, Satipatthana: The Direct Path to Realization. Here, he enlarges our perspective on this seminal teaching by exploring the practices of mindfulness as presented in both the Pali and Chinese versions of this important discourse. The brilliance of his scholarly
One Robe, One Bowl
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Record of the Transmission of the Lamp
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Daoyuan
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-26 - Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

This compilation of Buddhist biographies, teaching and transmission stories of Indian and Chinese Chan (Japanese ‘Zen’) masters from antiquity up to about the year 1008 CE is the first mature fruit of an already thousand year-long spiritual marriage between two great world cultures with quite different ways of viewing the