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Hope, Faith and Trust: Conversations with Tibetans...
Hope, Faith and Trust: Conversations with Tibetans in Exile
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Dissertation | application/pdf (2014)

by Foley, Larry D.

The goal of Hope, Faith and Trust: Conversations with Tibetans in Exile was to create a documentary to serve as a platform for Tibetan refugees living in India to tell, in their own words, the story of the Tibetan peoples' political struggles since t...

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Transgender Experience of Romantic Relationship: T...
Transgender Experience of Romantic Relationship: The Transcendent Function and Buddhism's Middle Way
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Dissertation | application/pdf (2016-02-19)

by Kipnis, Aaron

This phenomenological study explored transgender individuals’ lived experiences of romantic relationship. This study utilized the concepts of Jung’s transcendent function and Buddhism’s middle way in order to articulate the transgender individuals’ f...

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Serving two masters: Buddhism and politicization a...
Serving two masters: Buddhism and politicization among Thai immigrants
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Dissertation | application/pdf (2011-05)

by Scott, George M.

he extent to which Thai immigrants in the United States moving from the patron-client system of Thailand to American civil society formed the intent of this project. The main aim is to see what resources the subjects use to learn how to negotiate gov...

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Anusmrti in Hīnayāna, Mahāyāna and Vajrayāna persp...
Anusmrti in Hīnayāna, Mahāyāna and Vajrayāna perspectives: A lens for the full range of Buddha's teachings
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Dissertation | application/pdf (2014)

by Goodman, Steven D.

This research investigates anusmrti (Sanskrit), rjes su dran pa (Tibetan), anussati (Pāli), and considers how this term might serve as a link for finding a commonality in practices in Hīnayāna, Mahāyāna and Vajrayāna traditions. The research was insp...

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A selfless response to an illusory world: a compar...
A selfless response to an illusory world: a comparative study of Śāntideva and Śaṅkara
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Dissertation | application/pdf (2011)

by Todd, Warren

This thesis compares the ethical theories of two 8th century Indian philosophers, Śāntideva and Śaṅkara. In order to construct their ethics from philosophical premises, a metaphysical approach has been taken. A comparison of these two philosophers ha...