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    Two Dimensions of Buddhist Practice and Their Implications on Statecraft.Asanga Tilakaratne - forthcoming - Contemporary Buddhism:1-14.
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  2. Encounters with the Word: Essays to Honour Aloysius Pieris S.J. On His 70th Birthday 9th April 2004.Robert Crusz, Marshal Fernando & Asanga Tilakaratne - 2004
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    Nirvana and Ineffability a Study of the Buddhist Theory of Reality and Language.Asanga Tilakaratne - 1993
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  4. Transcendence, Ineffability and Nirvana: An Analysis of the Relation Between Religious Experience and Language According to Early Buddhism.Asanga Tilakaratne - 1992 - Dissertation, University of Hawai'i
    A popular view holds that religion necessarily involves a strong, 'non-rational' element. According to this view, which the present study calls the 'transcendent' interpretation of religion, in the heart of religion is the unknowable Transcendent which is ineffable . This view holds that transcendence and ineffability are the key characteristics of any religious experience. ;The problem with this interpretation of religion is that, it undermines the uniqueness of individual religions, and it attributes a uniform philosophy of reality and language to (...)
     
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    Buddhism Made Plain. An Introduction for Christians and Jews.Asanga Tilakaratne, Anthony Fernando & Leonard Swidler - 1986 - Buddhist-Christian Studies 6:162.
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    Reducing Suffering During Conflict: The Interface Between Buddhism And International Humanitarian Law.Andrew Bartles-Smith, Kate Crosby, Peter Harvey, P. D. Premasiri, Asanga Tilakaratne, Daniel Ratheiser, Mahinda Deegalle, Noel Maurer Trew, Stefania Travagnin & Elizabeth Harris - 2020 - Contemporary Buddhism 21 (1-2):369-435.
    ABSTRACT This article stems from a project launched by the International Committee of the Red Cross in 2017 to examine the degree to which Buddhism might complement or enhance international humanitarian law, also known as ‘the law of war’ or ‘the law of armed conflict’. Given that Buddhist teachings discourage violence, scholarship has critiqued Buddhists’ involvement in armed conflict rather than considered how Buddhism might contribute to regulating the conduct of hostilities once war has broken out. Yet the Buddhist aim (...)
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    Professor David Jinadasa Kalupahana (1936–2014).Asanga Tilakaratne - 2014 - Philosophy East and West 64 (3):520-522.
    Professor David Jinadasa Kalupahana (1936–2014)It is with a deep sense of sadness that we received the message of the passing of Professor David J. Kalupahana. Professor Kalupahana lived a life devoted to Buddhist studies. In addition to being a dedicated teacher, he was a researcher and writer with enormous energy. Even after his retirement from active university teaching, he kept on producing works on Buddhist philosophy and attending seminars and conferences on Buddhist studies in various parts of the world. His (...)
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  8. Theravada Buddhism: The View of the Elders.Asanga Tilakaratne, James W. Heisig, Timothy W. Richardson, Mee-Jeong Park, Sang-Suk Oh, Joowon Suh, Mary Shin Kim, Young-Mee Cho, Hyo-Sang Lee & Carol Schulz - 2013 - Philosophy East and West 63 (2).
     
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