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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

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Hakuin Ekaku

Masaki Matsubara.

in Buddhism

P ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Zen Buddhism. 24187 words.

Hakuin Ekaku 白隠慧鶴 (1686–1769: also known as Zen Master Shinki Dokumyō 神機独妙禅師 and National Master Shōshū 正宗國師) is a seminal figure who occupies a prominent place in the history of Japanese...

Buddhism

Edited by Richard Payne.

P ublished online September 2010 .

Research Guide. Subjects: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Zen Buddhism.

Made up of a rapidly expanding range of articles written by distinguished international scholars, this dynamic, continuously updated online resource offers exclusive authoritative research...

Buddhism in New Medias

Scott A. Mitchell.

in Buddhism

P ublished online September 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Zen Buddhism. 3372 words.

The proliferation and variety of new media over the past half-century has posed new opportunities and challenges for Buddhist communities. Religious studies more generally, as well as the...

Saṃsāra and Rebirth

Jeff Wilson.

in Buddhism

P ublished online September 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Zen Buddhism. 5276 words.

Buddhists conceive of the world as a suffering-laden cycle of life, death, and rebirth, without beginning or end, known as samsara. Beings are driven from life to life in this system by...

Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy

Matthew Kapstein.

in Buddhism

P ublished online September 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Zen Buddhism. 10552 words.

Since the mid-1980s, the study of Tibetan Buddhist philosophy has greatly expanded. The volume of available publications now surpasses the scope even of most specialists in the field. Under...

Mahāmudrā in India

Roger Jackson.

in Buddhism

P ublished online March 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Zen Buddhism. 10814 words.

Mahāmudrā—Sanskrit for the “great seal” (Tib. phyag rgya chen po)—is best known as a system of direct meditation on the nature of mind central to the Kagyü (Bka’ brgyud) orders of Tibetan...