Explores the Sāṃkhya system and the delicate relationship it articulates between witness consciousness (Puruṣa) and manifest realities (Prakṛti), providing a path to freedom through knowledge.
A straightforward, accessible introduction to core theories in normative ethics from Western and non-Western philosophy suitable for the classroom.
Explores the music of the Tibetan Chöd tradition.
A clear translation and helpful explanations illuminate this ancient classic of self-cultivation for a modern audience.
An introduction to ancient Chinese ideas on how to live a good life.
Examines the relationship between Mughal political culture and the two dominant strains of Islam's Sufi traditions in South Asia: one centered around orthodoxy, the other focusing on a more accommodating and mystical spirituality.
A major contribution to the study of South Asian literature, offering a landmark view of Mahābhārata studies.
Explores the relationship between literature and philosophy in classical and contemporary Buddhist texts.
An interdisciplinary dialogue with Shūsaku Endō’s last novel offering new perspectives on Japanese culture, Christian doctrine, Hindu spiritualities, and Buddhist worldviews.
Presents a new vision of the Buddhist history and philosophy of emptiness in Tibet.
Challenges descriptions of East Asian societies as Confucian cultures and communitarian Confucian models as a political alternative to liberal democracy.
Explores the role of meditation on the five elements in the practice of Yoga.
Investigates the cosmological and metaphysical thought in the Zhuangzi from the perspective of nothingness.
A guide to Buddhism’s rich variety of traditions and cultural expressions for educators who would like to include Buddhism in their undergraduate courses.
Adds new voices to the feminist conversation and brings a rich variety of diverse approaches to Buddhist women’s identities, “the feminine,” and Buddhist feminism.
The first comprehensive treatment of Inoue Enryō, a pioneer of modern Buddhism and a key figure in the reception of Western philosophy in East Asia.
Explores how religious travel in India is transforming religious identities and self-constructions.
A study of comparative metaphysics that explores the concepts of Reality and Appearance and their relevance to contemporary religious consciousness.
Discusses contemporary Confucianism's relevance and its capacity to address pressing social and political issues of twenty-first-century life.
First work to address the legacy of Wilfred Cantwell Smith and his influence on the development of religious studies and Islamic studies in the twentieth century.
Examines various Tibetan interpretations of the Uttaratantra, the most authoritative Indic commentary on buddha-nature.
Offers a fresh perspective on the Mahābhārata based on an exploration of its ending, the Svargārohaṇa parvan.
A translation of Wang Daiyu’s Real Commentary on the True Teaching, the first and most influential work written in the Chinese language on Islam.
A new translation and commentary of the Analects for contemporary audiences.
Looks at the Daoist Zhuangzi's critique of Confucianism.