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Dissertation | application/pdf (2014)
by Goldman, Robert P.
The present work comprises a detailed study of specific terms of discourse in the pre-twelfth century sources of esoteric "Tantric" Shaivism, both scriptural and exegetical, some of which are still unpublished and others of which are published only i...
Dissertation | application/pdf (2009-05)
by Lam, Brian Trung
This study examined the effects of meditation on mental and physical health among healthcare workers who practiced some form of meditation. A qualitative approach was used to conduct face-to-face interviews with healthcare workers who regularly engag...
Dissertation | application/pdf (2010)
by Chu, William
The union of śamatha (tranquility meditation) and vipaśyana (insight meditation) is the unique Buddhist path to deliverance. This dissertation explores various schemes of śamatha developed in distinct meditation systems, so as to analyze the differen...
Dissertation | application/pdf (2009)
by McCormick, Melissa
By focusing on the works of a single painter, Dômoto Inshô (1891-1975), this study provides one of the first attempts to delineate the shift of patronage, production and reception of twentieth-century Buddhist temple art in Japan against the rapidly ...
Dissertation | application/pdf (2013)
by Guruge, Ananda W.P.
The main purpose of this study is to depict Nagarjuna's implication on how he redefined the Four Conditions (catvārah pratyayā ) as the cognitive linguistic structure by allocating 32 functional metadata throughout the texts of Mūlamadhyamakakārikā (...