1 edition of Sexuality in classical South Asian Buddhism found in the catalog.
Sexuality in classical South Asian Buddhism
JosГ© Ignacio CabezГіn
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||José Ignacio Cabezón|
|Series||Studies in Indian and Tibetan Buddhism, Studies in Indian and Tibetan Buddhism|
|LC Classifications||BQ4570.S48 C33 2017|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 617 pages|
|Number of Pages||617|
|LC Control Number||2017000550|
More recently. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, DOI: In Theravada[ edit ] Theravada uses the pali suttas and commentaries for references. Before the 14th century, Hinduism and Buddhism were the dominant religions of Southeast Asia. And yet until the arrival of the Europeans in the 16th century there is only a single reference to homosexuality in the records.
It would be better that your penis be stuck into a pit of burning embers, blazing and glowing, than into a woman's vagina. Classical Indian Buddhist discourse on birth created a space for a different kind of selfhood—that of monastic female personhood—in critiquing birth and showing that, in ancient South India, the positive values traditionally associated with the reproductive female body auspiciousness, beauty, and the like lacked grounding in reality. These precepts take the form of voluntary, personal undertakings, not divine mandate or instruction. One example is the Philippines which has been heavily influenced by the United States and Spain, with Christianity Catholicism as the dominant religion. She does so through reference to concepts of auspiciousness that were prevalent in premodern South Asia. Some of my findings have been published on my Sera Project website www.
Hants, England: Ashgate,pp. If you do think it is a good thing to do, but doubt your ability to keep it, you should do your best, and probably, you can get some help and instruction to make it easier. Buddhism has traditionally taught and recommended its ethical values and then left it up to individuals as to whether abide by them or not, only going beyond this when behaviour harms other individuals. Ambitious, erudite, humane, and utterly captivating, Sexuality in Classical South Asian Buddhism is a monumental contribution to Buddhist studies, Asian studies, studies in gender and sexuality, and cultural studies, sure to be the standard work on the topic for many, many years to come. But how shall we interpret what constitutes harmful sensuality note that this extends beyond sexuality, but clearly includes it?
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How about mutual masturbation? Reprinted in W. So what do we find, regarding appropriate sexual partners, in these early Buddhist texts, foundational for all forms of Buddhism around the world?
San Francisco: Buddhist Books International,pp. Sri Lanka has been predominately Buddhist longer than any other country and has a detailed history going back to the first centuries BCE. Many Middle Eastern countries encompass huge deserts where nomadic people live to this day.
So those sutras and the sacred texts of the Abrahamic religions, Hinduism, Confucianism, Daoism, and so on can have nothing directly to say about our modern notions and practices of homosexuality.
Faure, Bernard. The term Indianised Kingdoms is a designation for numerous Southeast Asian political units, that had to a varying degree adopted most aspects of India's statecraft, administration, art, epigraphy, writing and architecture.
Though focused on Japan, its theoretical framework is broadly applicable to studies of sexuality across Buddhist cultures.
Peer reviewed monograph. Christian missionaries have long had the habit of depicting non-Christian cultures as morally degenerate and licentious in order to justify and win support for their conversion efforts. Haven't I in many ways advocated abandoning sensual pleasures, comprehending sensual perceptions, subduing sensual thirst, destroying sensual thoughts, calming sensual fevers?
The new, book-length study of Sera, co-authored with Dr. Since 3, B. Extensively details references to and offers intertextual analysis of relevant passages from the early Buddhist Pali tradition.
Seemingly, the sex of sexual partners simply was not important to him. Its strategic and historic Sexuality in classical South Asian Buddhism book around the East-West axis and the major trading routes such as the Silk Road has made it a theatre a steady exchange of ideas and East-West conflicts such as the Battle of Talas.
Overview[ edit ] Former Vice Sexuality in classical South Asian Buddhism book of the Buddhist Society and Chairman of the English Sangha Trust, Maurice Walshe, wrote an essay called 'Buddhism and Sex' in which he presented Buddha's essential teaching on human sexuality and its relationship to the goal nibbana.
Firstly, in common with all the other precepts, it is a rule of training.Buddhism, Sexuality and Gender edited by Jose Ignacio Cabezon was published in by SUNY.
It is a collection of essays mostly looking at the position of women in Buddhism, in different countries and in different times and then lastly two chapters looking at homosexuality in Buddhist tradition/5.
SEXUALITY IN ANCIENT TIMES. The first evidence of attitudes towards sex comes from the ancient texts of Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism, the first of which are perhaps the oldest surviving literature in the world. These most ancient texts, the Vedas, reveal Cited by: 9.
This article introduces a review symposium on Sexuality in Classical South Asian Buddhism.I situate this book in the newly emerging field of Buddhism and sexuality, and also provide a discussion of previous works by the author that led to the current volume under galisend.com: Carol S.
Anderson.Homosexuality in Pdf Cultures. Homosexuality had existed in and been recognized as a type pdf sexuality by all Buddhist cultures as it has everywhere else.
While it has usually been regarded with a mixture of disapproval, derision or sometimes sympathy, it has rarely been subject to severe social or legal restrictions.Dec 17, · Ambitious, erudite, humane, and utterly download pdf, Sexuality in Classical South Asian Buddhism is a monumental contribution to Buddhist studies, Asian studies, studies in gender and sexuality, and cultural studies, sure to be the standard work on the topic for many, many years to come.” (Roger Jackson, Carlton College)5/5(1).Buddhists in South Asia number approximately 30 million people.
Ebook are present in all countries in the region, although their greatest concentration is in Sri Lanka. Buddhism is the religion of the Sinhalese people and accounts for 69% (c million people) of the island nation's population.