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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (1): 123–138.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of the reason lies in how religion served as both a European technique of colonial governmentality and a local repository of techniques for comprehending and responding to change. More than this, religion seems to have offered a multivalent medium for a variety of innovations. Pali examinations were central...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (2): 403–405.
Published: 01 May 1988
...I. W. Mabbett Divine Revelation in Pali Buddhism . By Peter Masefield . London : George Allen and Unwin , 1986 . xx, 187 pp. $27.95. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1988 1988 BOOK REVIEWS SOUTH ASIA 403 ceived Nagarjuna as introducing a significant...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1980) 40 (1): 169–170.
Published: 01 November 1980
...James P. McDermott Tales and Teachings of the Buddha: The Jātaka Stories in Relation to the Pāli Canon . By John Garrett Jones . London : George Allen & Unwin , 1979 . xvi, 215 pp. Appendix, Bibliography, General Index, Index to the Jātaka Stories. $18.95. (Distributed in U.S...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1982) 41 (3): 619–620.
Published: 01 May 1982
...Michael C. Shapiro Topics in Pāli Historical Phonology . By Indira Yashwant Junghare . New Delhi : Motilal Banarsidas , 1979 . xii, 193 pp. Rs. 60. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1982 1982 BOOK REVIEWS SOUTH ASIA 619 India" (SP2, p. 8). In such an enterprise...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 36 (1): 175–176.
Published: 01 November 1976
...Richard Gombrich Gods in Early Buddhism: A Study in Their Social and Mythological Milieu as Depicted in the Nikāyas of the Pāli Canon . BY M. M. J. Marasinghe . Kelaniya : University of Sri Lanka , Vidyalankara Campus, 1974 . xviii, 301 pp. Chart, Bibliography, Index. Library Ed. Rs...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1961) 20 (4): 427–434.
Published: 01 August 1961
...W. Norman Brown Abstract One of the problems recurring in the Buddhist Pali Texts is the question of what it is that transmigrates. Buddhism accepts as axiomatic the doctrine of rebirth, a process of “renewal of becomings” until the attainment of complete knowledge, whereupon the process terminates...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1948) 7 (4): 376–393.
Published: 01 August 1948
... d'Extreme-Orient has covered more than 40 years, and in his capacity as epigraphist it has been his task to decipher and translate the inscriptions of Champa and Cambodia — Sanskrit, Cham, Khmer, and Pali — and to fix the place of each in history; which inscriptions he has published, generally...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1971) 31 (1): 63–75.
Published: 01 November 1971
...James W. Boyd Abstract Although Māra, the Buddhist symbol of evil, has been the subject of a number of books and essays, little has been written about the numerous Pali and Sanskrit textual references to a plurality of Māras. In Buddhist literature there are passages, more characteristic...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1963) 22 (2): 155–167.
Published: 01 February 1963
.... This approach is not without merit, and it would be foolhardy indeed to take as a premise that Burmese religion is not Buddhistic and that the Pali scriptures are worthless as explanatory points of reference. Such an alternative would be unrealistic, and would be infinitely shocking to Burmese, who certainly...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (3): 891–918.
Published: 01 August 2002
.... Chalmers presents Pali text ms to Prince Sommut). 4–5 January 1901. Hor chotmai het haeng chat (National Archives), mor ror 5 sor/34. Published Sources Alabaster H. 1871 . The Wheel of the Law. Buddhism Illustrated from Siamese Sources . London : Trübner and Co. Arnold Edwin . 1925...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (3): 811–834.
Published: 01 August 2003
... series, no. 24. New Haven : Yale University Southeast Asia Studies . Chandler David . 1984 . “ Normative Poems {Chbap) and Pre-Colonial Cambodian Society .” Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 15 ( 2 ): 271 –79. Collins Steven . 1990 . “ On the Very Idea of the Pali Canon .” Journal...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1974) 33 (2): 324–325.
Published: 01 February 1974
... scholars will assume from the title of G.S.P. Misra's volume (based on his doctoral thesis) that we finally have it. Unfortunately, the title is misleading, for what is presented is a study of the age of the Pali Vinaya. Now this too is an admirable and needed undertaking, and quite thorough and well done...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 1027–1030.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Collins's Nirvana and Other Buddhist Felicities , the book that I and many other scholars consider the watershed moment for scholarship in the field. 16 For the first time, Collins's book is offered a serious rebuttal. Collins used the term “Pali Imaginaire” as a way of thinking about the Theravāda...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1953) 12 (2): 149–162.
Published: 01 February 1953
.... 21 and 24. 47 Ibid. , June 4, 1951. Both the cheating on the examinations and the open defiance of the venerable Sayadaws in charge of the Pali University suggest not only personal indiscipline, but also the influence of economic distress growing out of diminishing popular support...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (2): 567–569.
Published: 01 May 2018
...  2018 Mahāvaṃsa , a lengthy Pāli-language poem composed in the fifth or early sixth century CE, is a text familiar to scholars of Sri Lankan history, Theravāda Buddhism, and the longer history of Pāli-oriented Buddhism in Southern Asia. (By Southern Asia I mean the geographical space now referred...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1967) 26 (3): 540–541.
Published: 01 May 1967
...Agehananda Bharati The Pāṭimokkha: 227 Fundamental Rules of a Bhikkhu . With an Introduction by Phra Sāsana Sobhina . Translated from Pāli by the Ven. Ñāṇamoli Thera. Bangkok : The Social Science Association Press , 1966 . xxv, 119 pp. Appendices. $5.00. The Wisdom Gone Beyond...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1970) 29 (2): 461–463.
Published: 01 February 1970
..., he could have strengthened his decision in favor of 'riipa' in this section by a discussion of the compound ndmarupa, showing that the four mentalist varieties of nama contrast with riipa as the material aggregate. On the other hand, his mention (p. 2) that the Pali commentators sought to establish...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1980) 39 (3): 615–616.
Published: 01 May 1980
... in the Pali Nikayas. Professor Johansson's fresh approach makes this book particularly attractive. Scholars have previously dealt with paticcasamuppada from a variety of perspectives, most often the philosophical. Here, we are treated to lengthy chapters on personality theory, motivational theory...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1979) 38 (2): 420–421.
Published: 01 February 1979
...John Ross Carter The Perfect Generosity of Prince Vessantara: A Buddhist Epic . Translated from the Pali and illustrated by unpublished paintings from Sinhalese temples by Margaret Cone and Richard F. Gombrich . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 1977 . xlvii, 111 pp. Illustrations...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (3): 640–641.
Published: 01 August 1991
...," but this section offers a guide only to Sanskrit and Pali terms. Important technical terminology in Tibetan, Chinese, and Japanese merits no such luxury. Herein, of course, lies one of the major problematic features of the book. It seems to be yet another study that supposes the Pali tradition to be the most...