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  1. The Human Icon

    The Human Icon: A Comparative Study of Hindu and Orthodox Christian Beliefs [Paperback]

    Christine Mangala Frost (Author)


    ISBN: 9780227176351
    Published by : James Clarke & Co
    Despite the history that divides them, Hinduism and Orthodox Christianity have much in common. In The Human Icon, Christine Mangala Frost explores how both religions seek to realise the divine potential of every human being, and t... .... Learn More
  2. Amaravati

    Amaravati: The Art of an Early Buddhist Monument in Context [Paperback]

    Akira Shimada (Editor); Michael Willis (Editor)


    ISBN: 9780861592074
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publication
    Volume: 207
    Buddhism originated in north India and spread to other parts of the subcontinent in the third century BCE. The Andhra region, located along the south-east coast of India, welcomed Buddhism and a stūpa, probably built to house a relic of the Buddha... .... Learn More
  3. Doctrinal Backgrounds of Vipassana-Meditation

    Doctrinal Backgrounds of Vipassana-Meditation: Insight in Current Methods and According to Canonical Sources [Paperback]

    R.C. Van Oosterwijk (Author)


    ISBN: 9789491431098
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Vipassanā-meditation (or practice) has become popular in South East Asia and the West. However, these practices aiming at reaching insight are taught in many varieties. The focus of this book is on the doctrinal sources of a number of vipassanā-pr... .... Learn More
  4. Ani-La

    Ani-La: The Nuns from Redna Menling [Paperback]

    J. Van de Belt (Author); J. Van de Belt (Author)


    ISBN: 9789088900464
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    'No, but we are different. Tonpa Sherab treated men and women in the same way, he passed on his teachings to both men and women and that is why we nuns are on equal footing with the monks, quite unlike the Buddhists.'

    The Bön ... .... Learn More
  5. Tibet

    Tibet: Kloester oeffnen ihre Schatzkammern [Hardback]


    ISBN: 9783777431154
    Published by : Hirmer Verlag GmbH
    Accompanying an exhibition of Tibetan Buddhist art from the 5th through the early 20th century, this catalogue shows
    objects of art from collections and monasteries of central Tibet. It focuses on representations of the most important
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