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  1. Research

    The disporia of borders: Hindu-Sikh transnationals in the diaspora

    This paper offers a set of nuanced narratives and a theoretically-informed report on what is the driving force and motivation behind the movement of Hindus and Sikhs from one continent to another (apart from t...

    Purushottama Bilimoria

    International Journal of Dharma Studies 2017 5:17

    Published on: 19 July 2017

  2. Research

    Religious change and experimentation in Indonesian Hinduism

    This paper examines change and experimentation in Agama Hindu Dharma, a form of Hinduism which has adapted to the modern Muslim influence in Indonesia by emphasizing a monotheistic deity unique to the country ...

    June McDaniel

    International Journal of Dharma Studies 2017 5:20

    Published on: 16 July 2017

  3. Research

    An Experimental Approach to Buddhism and Religion

    Adaptations, modifications, and realignments of religious doctrine and practice can be found in any period of social history. It can be official and highly orchestrated (as in Vatican II) but more often it tak...

    John Nelson

    International Journal of Dharma Studies 2017 5:16

    Published on: 4 July 2017

  4. Editorial

    Editorial Introduction

    This special issue of the International Journal for Dharma Studies emerges from the 2014 meetings of the American Academy of Religion in San Diego, California. Antoinette DeNapoli, the editor of these articles...

    Leonard Norman Primiano

    International Journal of Dharma Studies 2017 5:15

    Published on: 1 July 2017

  5. Research

    Buddhist-Catholic relations in Ho Chi Minh City

    Relations between Buddhism and Catholicism began to take place in Vietnam in the sixteenth century and in Ho Chi Minh City in the seventeenth century. There have been conversions of Buddhists to Catholicism an...

    Hung Thanh Nguyen

    International Journal of Dharma Studies 2017 5:13

    Published on: 2 June 2017

  6. Research

    Women Buddhist Masters

    The aim of this paper is to two fold—first, to set forth a definition of "mastery" as it is understood across diverse Buddhist traditions. Secondly, using verses from the Therigatha, I argue that the first female...

    Nona Olivia

    International Journal of Dharma Studies 2017 5:8

    Published on: 27 March 2017

  7. Research

    Illustrating the Way: The Life and Times of Bhikṣuṇī Shig Hiu Wan

    Bhikṣuṇī Shig Hiu Wan was a Buddhist master in more than one sense of the word. She was not only a highly accomplished practitioner, teacher, artist, and poet, but she was also a feminist pioneer in higher edu...

    Karma Lekshe Tsomo

    International Journal of Dharma Studies 2017 5:5

    Published on: 31 January 2017

  8. Research

    Imagining the body in tantric contemplative practice

    This paper addresses imagination, focusing on two words, bhāvana and vikalpa, both frequently translated as "imagination," and addresses the connections imagination has with the body, specifically within the cont...

    Loriliai Biernacki

    International Journal of Dharma Studies 2017 5:4

    Published on: 23 January 2017

  9. Research

    Sri Chinmoy on the nature and goals of contemplative practice

    Sri Chinmoy (1931–2007) has written extensively on the concrete details of contemplative practice as well as its purpose in the wider context of yoga as a system of spiritual disciplines leading to God-realiza...

    Kusumita P. Pedersen

    International Journal of Dharma Studies 2016 4:15

    Published on: 30 December 2016

  10. Research

    Creating contemplative studies in the Southwest: theory and practice

    In this article, I offer a brief history of the Contemplative Studies initiative at Texas Christian University, then discuss some of the theoretical underpinning for our program, indicating the value of contem...

    Andrew O. Fort

    International Journal of Dharma Studies 2016 4:13

    Published on: 21 November 2016

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