Sökning: "Western Buddhism"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 11 avhandlingar innehållade orden Western Buddhism.

  1. 1. The Buddhist World Emperor's Mission : Millenarian Buddhism in Postcolonial Burma

    Författare :Niklas Foxeus; Per-Arne Berglie; Erik af Edholm; Guillaume Rozenberg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Buddhism; millenarianism; weizzā weikza ; esotericism; supernatural powers; identity; politics; Burma; Theravāda Buddhism; cakkavattin; authority; legitimacy; charisma; History of religion; Religionshistoria; History of Religion; religionshistoria;

    Sammanfattning : In early postcolonial Burma, a number of so-called royal esoteric associations with a millenarian and eschatological orientation, and founded by persons believed to be the world emperor, emerged in response to political turmoil, nation-building projects, modernization, and after-effects of colonialism. These Theravāda Buddhist esoteric congregations, revivalist and innovative at the same time, were indicative of a general crisis of authority and identity. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Insikt och närvaro : Akademiska kontemplationer kring buddhism, meditation och mindfulness i Sverige

    Författare :Katarina Plank; Knut Jacobsen; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; tradition; Burmese Buddhism; DBT; Sweden; mindfulness; mindfulness-based treatment approaches; MBSR; MBCT; Western Buddhism; Vipassana meditation; spirituality; contemporary religiosity; modernity; Buddhist modernism; Buddhist modernism; psychology; health care; Religious Studies and Theology; Religionsvetenskap; tradition;

    Sammanfattning : Under 1900-talet har stora förändringar skett i synen på buddhistisk meditation. Från att ha varit en övning som bara ägt rum på kloster och bland ett fåtal munkar, har både ordinerade lärare och lekmannalärare börjat lära ut meditation till lekfolk. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Insikt och närvaro – akademiska kontemplationer kring buddhism, meditation och mindfulness i Sverige

    Författare :Katarina Plank; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Western Buddhism; Vipassana meditation; contemporary religiosity; spirituality; Sweden; mindfulness; mindfulness-based treatment approaches; MBSR; MBCT; DBT; Burmese Buddhism; tradition; modernity; Buddhist modernism; psychology; health care;

    Sammanfattning : The purpose of this study is to investigate how a religious tradition changes when transposed to a new context: how it is received and incorporated in its new context and how individuals in Sweden perceive and make use of this tradition. This is done by highlighting the development of insight meditation, Vipassana, and more specifically, the Burmese practice lineage originating from the Burmese lay meditation teacher U Ba Khin and his student S N Goenka. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Conceptualizing and contextualizing mindfulness : New and critical perspectives

    Författare :Håkan Nilsson; Ali Kazemi; Pia Bülow; Gerhard Andersson; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mindfulness; Buddhism; sati; social work; health; sustainable aging; mindfulness; Buddhism; sati; social work; health; sustainable aging;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation aims at analyzing mindfulness as a concept and a multidimensional phenomenon in its historic and primordial but also contemporary contexts. In the course of examining this more general question, this dissertation targets four specific objectives: 1) classifying existing definitions of mindfulness, 2) critically analyzing and interpreting the Buddhist and Western interpretations and practices of mindfulness, 3) elaborating on the social and existential dimensions of mindfulness, and 4) applying these dimensions in advancing the notion of mindful sustainable aging in the context of successful aging. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Der lange Weg des Zen-Buddhismus nach Deutschland : vom 16. Jahrhundert bis Rudolf Otto

    Författare :Jürgen Offermanns; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; J.-B. Du Halde; F. Caron; F.M. de Marsy; I. Kant; G.W. Leibniz; A. Kircher; Counter-Reformation; Reformation; Age of Enlightenment; travel literature; Jesuit theater; Germany; Europe; China; Japan; Jesuits; New Age; Christianity; West; Zen; Buddhism; sodo; Non-Christian religions; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ; History of the Christian church; Kristna kyrkans historia; German language and literatur; Tyska språk och litteratur ;

    Sammanfattning : At the beginning of the 21st Century, Zen Buddhism is no longer an unknown religion in the West. Zen-meditation enjoys great popularity, the books regarding the subject are among the bestsellers and the auditoriums are crowed if the topic concerns the bringing home of Zen Buddhism to a Western audience. LÄS MER