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Wading into the Stream of Wisdom: Essays in Honor of Leslie S. Kawamura Sarah F. Haynes

Wading into the Stream of Wisdom: Essays in Honor of Leslie S. Kawamura

Sarah F. Haynes

Published January 31st 2013
ISBN : 9781886439528
Hardcover
380 pages
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Leslie S. Kawamura spent his life wading into the stream of wisdom. As a professor of Buddhist Studies at the University of Calgary and as an important figure in the early establishment of the AAR Buddhist Studies Group, he contributed great lyto theMoreLeslie S. Kawamura spent his life wading into the stream of wisdom. As a professor of Buddhist Studies at the University of Calgary and as an important figure in the early establishment of the AAR Buddhist Studies Group, he contributed great lyto the development of students and to the field of Buddhist studies. Leslie was a renowned scholar of Yogācāra Buddhism, and he had an integral role in the development of Buddhist studies in North America. This collection, honoring Leslie’s life and love of learning, features essays by seventeen friends and colleagues: Martin T. Adam, Wing-cheuk Chan, Andreas Doctor, Michael Hahn,Sarah F. Haynes, John Clifford Holt, Dan Lusthaus, Eva K. Neumaier, Richard K.Payne, Charles S. Prebish, Fa Qing, Naoki Saito, Michelle J. Sorensen, Tom J.F. Tillemans, Leonard W. J. van der Kuijp, Charles Willemen, Paul Williams.Each one of these essays is in dialogue with one of Leslie’s many interests in Buddhism and we hope they will continue to stimulate conversations in the field.|Table of Contents|Introduction by Sarah F. Haynes and Michelle SorensenPart One:Ethics
Can We Kill Illusory People? Some Philosophical Reflections on Bodhi[sattva]caryāvatāra 9:11–13ab by Paul WilliamsThe Consequences of Consequentialism: Reflections on Recent Developments in the Study of Buddhist Ethics by Martin T. AdamToward a Mahāyāna Phenomenology: Heidegger and Levinas by Wing-cheuk ChanPart Two:Text Criticism
Ngag-dbang tshe-ring: An Eighteenth-century Yogi from Zanskar by Eva K. NeumaierLü Cheng’s Chinese Translation of the Tibetan Version of Dignāga’s Ālambana-parīkṣā-vṛtti: An English Translation by Dan LusthausMahāmudrā Chöd? Rangjung Dorjé’s Commentary on The Great Speech Chapter of Machik Labdrön by Michelle SorensenA Note on Manorathanandin’s Pramāṇavārttikavṛtti in Tibet by Leonard W. J. van der KuijpPseudo-Nāgārjuna’s Sermon about Giving (Dānaparikathā) by Michael Hahn and Naoki SaitoEarlyYogācāra and Visualization (Bhāvanā) by Charles WillemenPart Three: History
Cooking theBuddhist Books: Implications of the New Dating of theBuddha for the History of Early Indian Buddhism byCharles S. PrebishPeaceful andWrathful Manifestations: The Development of Sarasvatīfrom India to East Asia to Tibet by Sarah F. HaynesTheBodhisattva Doctrine in Sinhala Theravāda Buddhist Traditions of Sri Lanka by John CliffordHoltPart Four: Praxis
Beneath theWaves: Conceiving the Unconsciousby Richard K. PayneThe “Round”Doctrine of Tiantai and its Significance forModern Times by Fa QingMeditationRevisited by Andreas Doctor and Tom J. F. Tillemans