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Ethics

Damien Keown.

in Buddhism

February 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Buddhism. 5093 words.

‘Ethics’ explores the moral aspects of Buddhism. Buddhists live in accordance with the Dharma: a universal law of both physical and moral order. Dharma is manifest in the law of karma....

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Aśoka

Kumkum Roy, Romila Thapar and Naina Dayal.

in Buddhism

P ublished online September 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Zen Buddhism. 7654 words.

Aśoka has attracted more scholarly and popular attention than any other king known from ancient Indian history. This has persisted through nearly two centuries, since the first decipherment...

Buddhist Ethics of Violence

Stephen Jenkins.

in Buddhism

P ublished online September 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Zen Buddhism. 8120 words.

Perhaps no topic in Buddhist studies has been more subject to projection and romanticizing than the Buddhist ethics of violence. Euro-American cultures horrified by their own violence...