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Readings of Śāntideva's Guide to Bodhisattva Practice

Ed. by Gold, Jonathan C. / Duckworth, Douglas S. / Teiser, Stephen

Series:Columbia Readings of Buddhist Literature

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS

    26,95 € / $29.99 / £23.50*

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    Publication Date:
    2019
    Copyright year:
    2019
    To be published:
    August 2019
    ISBN
    978-0-231-54990-5
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    Śāntideva’s eighth-century work the Guide to Bodhisattva Practice (Bodhicaryāvatāra) is one of the crucial texts of the Buddhist ethical and philosophical tradition. This book serves as a companion to this Indian Buddhist classic, illuminating the Guide’s many philosophical, literary, ritual, and ethical dimensions.

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    COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Language:
    English
    Readership:
    Professional and scholarly;

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    GoldJonathan C.:

    Jonathan Gold (PhD, Philosophy of Religions, Chicago) is Associate Professor of Religion at Princeton University. He is the author of Paving the Great Way: Vasdubandhu's Unifying Buddhist Philosophy (Columbia, 2014), which was an AAR Fikrst Book Award Honorable Mdention, and The Dharma's Gatekeepers: Sakya Pandita on Buddhist Scholarship in Tibet (SUNY, 2007). In 2008 he was named Chair of the Columbia Society for Comparative Philosophy.DuckworthDouglas S.:

    Douglas Duckworth (PhD, Indo-Tibetan Buddhism, Virginia) is Associate Professor of Religion at Temple University. He is the author of Jamgon Mipam: His Life and Teachings (Shambhala, 2011) and Mipam on Buddha-Nature: The Ground of the Nyingma Tradition (SUNY, 2008) and the translator and editor of Botrul: Distinguishing the Views and Philosophies: Illuminating Emptiness in a Twentieth-Century Tibetan Classic (SUNY, 2011).Jonathan C. Gold is associate professor in the Department of Religion at Princeton University. He is the author of The Dharma’s Gatekeepers: Sakya Paṇḍita on Buddhist Scholarship in Tibet (2007) and Paving the Great Way: Vasubandhu’s Unifying Buddhist Philosophy (Columbia, 2015).

    Douglas Duckworth is associate professor and director of graduate studies in the Department of Religion at Temple University. His latest works include Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy of Mind and Nature (2019) and a translation of an overview of the Wisdom Chapter of the Guide to Bodhisattva Practice by Künzang Sönam, entitled The Profound Reality of Interdependence (2019).

    Reviews

    Jacob P. Dalton, author of The Gathering of Intentions: A History of a Tibetan Tantra:
    The essays contain the richness of classical Buddhist writing and showcase the latest trends in Buddhist studies. This is an excellent volume, and a rare one at that.

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