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Indian Esoteric Buddhism

Author : Ronald M. Davidson
ISBN : 8120819918
Genre : Tantric Buddhism
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Despite the rapid spread of Buddhism the historical origins of Buddhsit thought and practice remain obscure.This work describes the genesis of the Tantric movement and in some ways an example of the feudalization of Indian society. Drawing on primary documents from sanskrit, prakrit, tibetan, Bengali, and chinese author shows how changes in medieval Indian society, including economic and patronage crises, a decline in women`s participation and the formation of large monastic orders led to the rise of the esoteric tradition in India.
Category: Tantric Buddhism
Esoteric Buddhism and the Tantras in East Asia
Language: en
Pages: 1
Authors: Charles Orzech, Henrik Sørensen, Richard Payne
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: BRILL

This volume, the result of an international collaboration of forty scholars, provides a comprehensive resource on Esoteric Buddhism and the Tantras in their Chinese, Korean, and Japanese contexts from the first few centuries of the common era to the present.
Indian Esoteric Buddhism
Language: en
Pages: 495
Authors: Ronald M. Davidson
Categories: Tantric Buddhism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publ.

Despite the rapid spread of Buddhism the historical origins of Buddhsit thought and practice remain obscure.This work describes the genesis of the Tantric movement and in some ways an example of the feudalization of Indian society. Drawing on primary documents from sanskrit, prakrit, tibetan, Bengali, and chinese author shows how
Chinese Esoteric Buddhism
Language: en
Pages: 319
Authors: Geoffrey C. Goble
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-08 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Chinese Esoteric Buddhism is generally held to have been established as a distinct and institutionalized Buddhist school in eighth-century China by “the Three Great Masters of Kaiyuan”: Śubhākarasiṃha, Vajrabodhi, and Amoghavajra. Geoffrey C. Goble provides an innovative account of the tradition’s emergence that sheds new light on the structures and
Esoteric Buddhism
Language: en
Pages: 330
Authors: Alfred Percy Sinnett
Categories: Buddha (The concept)
Type: BOOK - Published: 1884 - Publisher:

Esoteric Buddhism by Alfred Percy Sinnett, first published in 1893, is a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world. This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and enhanced appreciation.
Shingon
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Taikō Yamasaki
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher: Shambhala Publications

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