Princeton University Library Catalog

Asian traditions of meditation / edited by Halvor Eifring.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
xv, 254 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
What is meditation? / Halvor Eifring -- Types of meditation / Halvor Eifring -- Samadhi in the yoga sutras / Edwin F. Bryant -- Yantra and cakra in tantric meditation / Madhu Khanna -- The history of Jaina meditation / Johannes Bronkhorst -- Nam Simran in the Sikh religion / Kristina Myrvold -- Meditation objects in Pali Buddhist texts / Sarah Shaw -- Tibetan longevity meditation / Geoffrey Samuel -- Kanhua meditation in Chinese Zen / Morten Schlutter -- Meditation in the classical Daoist tradition / Harold D. Roth -- "Quiet sitting" in neo-Confucianism / Masaya Mabuchi -- The science of meditation / Are Holen.
Subject(s):
MeditationAsiaCross-cultural studies [Browse]
Form/​Genre:
Cross-cultural studies.
ISBN:
  • 9780824855680 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 082485568X
LCCN:
2016015383
OCLC:
946579944
Other standard number:
  • 40026606320
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