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By Damien Keown

This e-book covers 4 vital components inside of Buddhist reviews, specifically Vinaya reports and Ethics, the background of Buddhist colleges, Western Buddhism, and Inter-religious discussion. those are the most parts of Charles Prebish's study, whose educational profession achievements is well known with this quantity. participants, famous foreign students, talk about a extensive diversity of educational disciplines, together with philosophy, psychology, historical past, feminism, and sociology.

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Bodaidaruma), also suffered from the prohibition, as Hōnen and his disciples would suffer a similar prohibition and exile in 1207. The Daruma school was repudiated by all parties, including Eisai and Dōgen, for its antinomian implications in such sayings as “There are no practices [to follow], no cultivation [to engage in]. ”18 According to Nōnin, “Precepts exist for preventing the appearance of the [deluded] mind. ”20 The Daruma school continued to produce followers until 1241, when the remaining monks all left the Tendai school’s Hajakuji temple in Echizen province to join Dōgen at Kōshōji and then accompanied his relocation to Echizen two years later.

He uses this framework to embark on a tour de force account of the relationship between sport and religion. He draws on Alan Guttman’s seven factors of how modernization has affected sport (in Guttman’s book From Ritual to Record), but also discusses sport’s commodification, its preoccupation with winning (citing Vince Lombardi’s famous quip that “winning isn’t the most important thing; it’s the only thing”). Eventually, he even considers the distinction between religion and spirituality and how each relates to sport.

The editor expresses his gratitude to the contributors to this volume for their willingness and good spirit throughout the process, and for their patience along the way. In addition, I offer much thanks to RoutledgeCurzon and its publisher, Malcolm Campbell, for supporting this volume in honor of our good friend Charles Prebish and for his work supporting continuing publication in Buddhist Studies throughout the world. Part I VINAYA STUDIES AND ETHICS 1 DŌGEN AND THE PRECEPTS, REVISITED Steven Heine When doing zazen, what precepts are not upheld, and what merits are not produced?

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