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    Meditation Differently, Phenomenological-Psychological Aspects of Tibetan Buddhist (Mahāmudrā and Snying-Thig) Practices From Original Tibetan Sources.Herbert V. Guenther - 1992 - Motilal Banarsidass Publishers.
    Concept of meditation in Tibetan Buddhism. - Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-198). - Includes indexes.
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  2. Buddhist Meditation and Consciousness of Time.P. Novak - 1996 - Journal of Consciousness Studies 3 (3):267-77.
    This paper first reviews key Buddhist concepts of time anicca , khanavada and uji and then describes the way in which a particular form of Bhuddist meditation, vipassana, may be thought to actualize them in human experience. The chief aim of the paper is to present a heuristic model of how vipassana meditation, by eroding dispositional tendencies rooted in the body-unconscious alters psychological time, transforming our felt-experience of time from a binding to a liberating force.
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    The Brightened Mind: A Simple Guide to Buddhist Meditation.Ajahn Sumano Bhikkhu & Bhikkhu.) Sumano (Ajahn - 2011 - Quest Books.
    In a book geared toward the younger generation, the author explains techniques to sharpen alertness, quiet the mind, increase awareness, strengthen positive mental states and develop insight. Original.
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    The Peaceful Stillness of the Silent Mind: Buddhism, Mind and Meditation.Thubten Yeshe - 2004 - Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive.
    The six teachings contained herein come from Lama Yeshe'¿¿s 1975 visit to Australia.Lama Yeshe on Mind:"At certain times, a silent mind is very important, but ...
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    Meditation and Unity of Consciousness: A Perspective From Buddhist Epistemology. [REVIEW]Monima Chadha - 2015 - Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 14 (1):111-127.
    The paper argues that empirical work on Buddhist meditation has an impact on Buddhist epistemology, in particular their account of unity of consciousness. I explain the Buddhist account of unity of consciousness and show how it relates to contemporary philosophical accounts of unity of consciousness. The contemporary accounts of unity of consciousness are closely integrated with the discussion of neural correlates of consciousness. The conclusion of the paper suggests a new direction in the search for neural correlates of state (...)
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    Cognitive Operations in Buddhist Meditation: Interface with Western Psychology.Tse-fu Kuan - 2012 - Contemporary Buddhism 13 (1):35-60.
    This paper interprets Buddhist meditation from perspectives of Western psychology and explores the common grounds shared by the two disciplines. Cognitive operations in Buddhist meditation are mainly characterized by mindfulness and concentration in relation to attention. Mindfulness in particular plays a pivotal role in regulating attention. My study based on Buddhist literature corroborates significant correspondence between mindfulness and metacognition as propounded by some psychologists. In vipassan? meditation, mindfulness regulates attention in such a way that attention is directed (...)
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    Agnostic Meditations on Buddhist Meditation.Florin Deleanu - 2010 - Zygon 45 (3):605-626.
    I first attempt a taxonomy of meditation in traditional Indian Buddhism. Based on the main psychological or somatic function at which the meditative effort is directed, the following classes can be distinguished: (1) emotion-centered meditation (coinciding with the traditional samatha approach); (2) consciousness-centered meditation (with two subclasses: consciousness reduction/elimination and ideation obliteration); (3) reflection-centered meditation (with two subtypes: morality-directed reflection and reality-directed observation, the latter corresponding to the vipassanā method); (4) visualization-centered meditation; and (5) (...)
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    A Buddhist Epistemological Framework for Mindfulness Meditation.Monima Chadha - 2015 - Asian Philosophy 25 (1):65-80.
    One of the major aims of this article is to provide the theoretical account of mindfulness provided by the systematic Abhidharma epistemology of conscious states. I do not claim to present the one true version of mindfulness, because there is not one version of it in Buddhism; in addition to the Abhidharma model, there is, for example, the nondual Mahāmudrā tradition. A better understanding of a Buddhist philosophical framework will not only help situate meditation practice in its originating (...)
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    How to Catch James's Mystic Germ Religious Experience, Buddhist Meditation and Psychology.Eleanor Rosch - 2002 - Journal of Consciousness Studies 9 (9-10):9-10.
    Within The Varieties of Religious Experience lies the germ of a truly radical idea. It is that religious experience has something important and basic to contribute to the science of psychology. Yet now, a hundred years after the publication of James's monumental work, the mainstream academic fields of psychology are no closer to considering, let alone implementing, this idea than they were in James's day. Why? Surely one aspect of this is the way in which the categories and imagery of (...)
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    On the Cultivation of Presence in Buddhist Meditation.C. Genoud - 2009 - Journal of Consciousness Studies, 16 10 (12):117--128.
    This article is an exploration of the nature of consciousness. The author draws in depth from works of philosophy, psychology, literature, and meditation practice to examine a subject so subtle that we may overlook it. Consciousness, in the Buddhist tradition, cannot be held as merely another object of knowledge, a thing to be known, because it is not located in time or in space. Some modern philosophers seem to arrive at the same conclusion. Consciousness cannot be discovered through common (...)
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    The Body in Spiritual Exercise: A Comparative Study Between EpictetanAskēsisand Early Buddhist Meditation.Jiangxia Yu - 2014 - Asian Philosophy 24 (2):158-177.
    (2014). The Body in Spiritual Exercise: A Comparative Study between Epictetan Askēsis and Early Buddhist Meditation. Asian Philosophy: Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 158-177. doi: 10.1080/09552367.2014.919752.
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    The Sutra of Perfect Enlightenment: Korean Buddhism's Guide to Meditation.Charles Muller - manuscript
    These, and many other related questions have continued to rise in the minds of meditation practitioners of Chan, Sôn and Zen Buddhism since the earliest stages in the development of these traditions, and it is in response to such questions that the Sutra of Perfect Enlightenment was composed. In addition to detailed guidance on the undertaking of Chan contemplation, the sutra offers concise discussions of the fundamental philosophical grounds which underlie such practices, in the form of question and (...)
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  13. Buddhist Meditation as a Mystical Practice.Hans Julius Schneider - forthcoming - Philosophia:1-15.
    On the basis of many years of personal experience the paper describes Buddhist meditation as a mystical practice. After a short discussion of the role of some central concepts in Buddhism, William James’ concept of religious experience is used to explain the goal of meditators as the achievement of a special kind of an experience of this kind. Systematically, its main point is to explain the difference between a craving for pleasant ‘mental events’ in the sense of short-term (...)
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    The Phenomenology of Koan Meditation in Zen Buddhism.Jerry Grenard - 2008 - Journal of Phenomenological Psychology 39 (2):151-188.
    Zen students described their experiences when working with koans, and a phenomenological method was used to identify the structure of those experiences. Zen koans are statements or stories developed in China and Japan by Zen masters in order to help students transform their conscious awareness of the world. Eight participants including 3 females and 5 males from Southern California with 1 to 30 years of experience in Zen answered open-ended questions about koan practice in one tape-recorded session for each participant. (...)
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    A Modern Meditation on Death: Identifying Buddhist Teachings in George A. Romero's Night of the Living Dead.Christopher Moreman - 2008 - Contemporary Buddhism 9 (2):151-165.
    A confluence of increasing interest in popular culture as a source for religious inspiration and the growing interest, both popular and scholarly, in zombie-fiction bring together several possibilities for scholarship in the context of religious studies. This paper will present one aspect of the zombie-craze in the light of Buddhist philosophy. The Buddha taught that the illusion of self-ish-ness, and resulting attachments, are the greatest hurdles to achieving nibbana. Through meditating on the decomposing corpse, Buddhists may come to realize the (...)
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    Christians Talk About Buddhist Meditation; Buddhists Talk About Christian Prayer (Review).Sarah Katherine Pinnock - 2007 - Buddhist-Christian Studies 27 (1):204-208.
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    Buddhist Meditation for the Recovery of the Womanist Self, or Sitting on the Mat Self-Love Realized.Melanie L. Harris - 2012 - Buddhist-Christian Studies 32 (1):67-72.
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    Like an Elephant Pricked by a Thorn: Buddhist Meditation Instructions as a Door to Deep Listening.Willa B. Miller - 2015 - Buddhist-Christian Studies 35 (1):15-20.
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    'The Tale of Genji' as a Buddhist Parable: A Meditation.Robert Wilkinson - unknown
    This essay considers the way in which 'The Tale of Genji' by Murasaki Shikibu is wholly conceived within a Buddhist world-view, much as 'The Divine Comedy' is conceived within that of Christianity. The entire plot instantiates Buddhist views. Unlike another great work of literature on the theme of time, Proust's 'A la recherche du temps perdu', Lady Murasaki, consistently with her Buddhist outlook, offers us no consolation for the sufferings of this world.
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    Meditation in Modern Buddhism: Renunciation and Change in Thai Monastic Buddhism (Review).Donald K. Swearer - 2012 - Buddhist-Christian Studies 32 (1):171-174.
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    A Form for Buddhist-Christian Coinherence Meditation.Roger Corless - forthcoming - Buddhist-Christian Studies.
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    Dharma Diversity and Deep Inclusivity at the East Bay Meditation Center: From Buddhist Modernism to Buddhist Postmodernism?Ann Gleig - 2014 - Contemporary Buddhism 15 (2):312-331.
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  23. Growing in Love and Wisdom: Tibetan Buddhist Sources for Christian Meditation by Susan J. Stabile.Bobbi Patterson & Sid Brown - 2014 - Buddhist-Christian Studies 34 (1):215-218.
  24. On Being Mindless: Buddhist Meditation And The Mind-Body Problem.Paul J. Griffiths - 1986 - La Salle: Open Court.
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    Theravada Meditation: The Buddhist Transformation of Yoga.Winston L. King - 1982 - Philosophy East and West 32 (4):463-465.
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    Clarification on Feelings in Buddhist Dhyāna/Jhāna Meditation.Tse-fu Kuan - 2004 - Journal of Indian Philosophy 33 (3):285-319.
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    Buddhism, Meditation, and ‘the Inner World’.Campbell Purton - forthcoming - Religious Studies:1-15.
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  28. Secrets of the Lotus: Studies in Buddhist Meditation.Donald K. Swearer - 1973 - Philosophy East and West 23 (1):253-255.
     
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    Control and Freedom: The Structure of Buddhist Meditation in the Pāli Suttas.Donald K. Swearer - 1973 - Philosophy East and West 23 (4):435-455.
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    A Cosmologic Context of Meditation. The Buddhist Model of the World.B. Koehler - 2006 - Archeus. Studia Z Bioetyki I Antropologii Filozoficznej 7:125-131.
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    Traditions of Meditation in Chinese Buddhism.Paul J. Griffiths & Peter N. Gregory - 1988 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 108 (2):346.
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    Response to Lou Nordstrom's Review of "the Twilight Language: Explorations in Buddhist Meditation and Symbolism".Roderick Bucknell & Martin Stuart-Fox - 1989 - Philosophy East and West 39 (2):191-196.
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    Calming the Mind and Discerning the Real: Buddhist Meditation and the Middle View. From the "Lam Rin Chen Mo" of Tsoṅ-Kha-Pa.Alex Wayman - 1981 - Philosophy East and West 31 (3):380-382.
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    Nembutsu Und Herzensgebet Buddhist and Orthodox Meditation Practices Compared.Ernst Benz - 1960 - Kairos 2:131-144.
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    Mahāyāna Buddhist Meditation: Theory and Practice.Minoru Kiyota - 1981 - Philosophy East and West 31 (3):378-380.
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  36. The Twilight Language: Explorations in Buddhist Meditation and Symbolism.Roderick S. Bucknell & Martin Stuart-fox - 1989 - Philosophy East and West 39 (1):104-106.
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  37. Aspects of Buddhist Meditation.Heinrich Dumoulin - 1991 - In Hajime Nakamura & V. N. Jha (eds.), Kalyāṇa-Mitta: Professor Hajime Nakamura Felicitation Volume. Sri Satguru Publications. pp. 86--107.
  38. Mahāyāna Buddhist Meditation: Theory and PracticeMahayana Buddhist Meditation: Theory and Practice.George R. Elder & Minoru Kiyota - 1982 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 102 (2):423.
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  39. Mahāyāna Buddhist Meditation: Theory and PracticeMahayana Buddhist Meditation: Theory and Practice.Edwin Gerow & Minoru Kiyota - 1995 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 115 (3):557.
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  40. On Being Mindless: Buddhist Meditation and the Mind-Body Problem.Paul J. Griffiths - 1988 - Philosophy East and West 38 (4):443-445.
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  41. On Being Mindless: Buddhist Meditation and the Mind Body Problem. [REVIEW]Kurt F. Leidecker - 1991 - Idealistic Studies 21 (1):92-95.
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  42. CONZE, Buddhist Meditation[REVIEW]A. N. Marlow - 1955 - Hibbert Journal 54:411.
  43. Review Of: Paul J. Griffiths, On Being Mindless: Buddhist Meditation and the Mind-Body Problem. [REVIEW]Joseph O'leary - 1988 - Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 15 (1):81-83.
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  44. On Being Mindless: Buddhist Meditation and the Mind-Body Problem.Charles S. Prebish & Paul J. Griffiths - 1988 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 108 (1):178.
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  45. Tranquillity and Insight: An Introduction to the Oldest Form of Buddhist Meditation.Richard Sherburne, Amadeo Solé-Leris & Amadeo Sole-Leris - 1989 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 109 (1):167.
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  46. The Twilight Language: Explorations in Buddhist Meditation and Symbolism.Richard Sherburne, Roderick S. Bucknell & Martin Stuart-Fox - 1989 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 109 (1):152.
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  47. Meditation Differently: Phenomenological-Psychological Aspects of Tibetan Buddhist Practices From Original Tibetan Sources.Mark Tatz & Herbert Guenther - 1994 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 114 (4):653.
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  48. Evolution of Hindu Moral Ideals.Manu, A Study in Hindu Social Theory.The Katha Upanishad.Le Bouddha: Sa Vie, Sa Doctrine, Sa Communaute.The History of Buddhist Thought.Le Bouddhisme.La Meditation Bouddhique. [REVIEW]Alban G. Widgery, P. S. Sivaswamy Aiyer, K. Motwani, J. N. Rawson, H. Oldenberg, E. J. Thomas, Entai Tomomatsu & G. Constant Lounsberry - 1936 - Philosophical Review 45 (3):317.
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    Compassion, Ethics, and Neuroscience: Neuroethics Through Buddhist Eyes. [REVIEW]Karma Lekshe Tsomo - 2012 - Science and Engineering Ethics 18 (3):529-537.
    As scientists advance knowledge of the brain and develop technologies to measure, evaluate, and manipulate brain function, numerous questions arise for religious adherents. If neuroscientists can conclusively establish that there is a functional network between neural impulses and an individual’s capacity for moral evaluation of situations, this will naturally lead to questions about the relationship between such a network and constructions of moral value and ethical human behavior. For example, if cognitive neuroscience can show that there is a neurophysiological basis (...)
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    Buddhism, Naturalism, and the Pursuit of Happiness.Charles Goodman - 2014 - Zygon 49 (1):220-230.
    Owen Flanagan's important book The Bodhisattva's Brain presents a naturalized interpretation of Buddhist philosophy. Although the overall approach of the book is very promising, certain aspects of its presentation could benefit from further reflection. Traditional teachings about reincarnation do not contradict the doctrine of no self, as Flanagan seems to suggest; however, they are empirically rather implausible. Flanagan's proposed “tame” interpretation of karma is too thin; we can do better at fitting karma into a scientific worldview. The relationship between eudaimonist (...)
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