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Historical Dictionary of Buddhism
Author Prebish, Charles S.
PublisherScarecrow Press
Publisher Url
LocationLondon, England, UK [倫敦, 英格蘭, 英國]
SeriesHistorical dictionaries of religions, philosophies, and movements
Series No.1
Content type工具書=Reference Book
KeywordPolyglot Dictionaries of Buddhism; 佛教史=Buddhist History; 傳記=Biography; 編年史=年代記=Chronicle
AbstractAn informational toolbox for scholars, followers and the merely curious. The first in a series that will comprise all the world's major religions, this volume provides in addition to the dictionary (which covers events, persons, historic places, doctrines, heresies, ritual practices, and the like)

Table of contents
Pronunciation Guide
The Buddhist Scriptures
Chronology of Buddhist History
I. Historical Development
A. General (Pan Asia)
B. India
C. Sri Lanka
D. Burma and Thailand
E. Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam
F. Central Asia
G. China
H. Korea
I. Japan
J. Tibet,Nepal,Mongolia, and the Himalayas
K. Buddhism in the Western World
II. Texts in Translation and Textual Studies
A. Surveys, Anthologies, and Descriptive Studies
B. Hinayana:Vinaya Pitaka
C. Hinayana:Sutra Pitaka
D. Hinayana:Abhidharma Pitaka
E. Mahayana:Prajnaparamita
F. Mahayana:Madhyamika
G. Mahayana:Yogacara
H. Mahayana:Ch'an/Zen
I. Mahayana:Pure Land
J. Other Mahayana Texts
K. Vajrayana
III. Religious Thought
A. Surveys and Introductions
B. Early Buddhism and Hinayana
C. Mahayana
D. Vajrayana
E. Buddhism and the Modern World
IV. Practices, Rituals, and Popular Beliefs
A. Practices and Rituals
B. Popular Beliefs
V. Soteriology:Methods and Goals
A. Surveys and General Sources
B. Ethics
C. Meditation and Other Methods
D. Nirvana
VI. Biography,Ideal Types, and Mythology
A. Buddha and Buddhas
B. Arhants, Bodhisattvas, and Siddhas
C. Famous Figures and Disciples
D. Mythology
VII. Sacred Places
A. Pilgrims
B. India
C. Sri Lanka
D. Burma and Thailand
E. Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam
F. China, Korea, and Japan
G. Tibet,Nepal,Mongolia, and the Himalayas
VIII. The Social Order
A. Social Organization and Community Life
B. Politics, Education,and Economics
IX. The Arts
A. General
B. India
C. Sri Lanka
D. Burma and Thailand
E. Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam,and Indonesia
F. China
G. Korea
H. Japan
I. Tibet,Nepal,Mongolia, and the Himalayas
ISBN0810826984 (平)
Created date1998.04.28; 2002.04.24
Modified date2013.07.23

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