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TitleSins and Sinners
TagsIndian Religions Sin Penance Vajrayana Lotus Sutra
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Total Pages396
Table of Contents
                            Contents
Acknowledgements
Part One Sinning in Asian Religious Traditions
Social and Soteriological Aspects of Sin and Penance in Medieval Hindu Law
Sin and Expiation in Sikh Texts and Contexts: From the Nānak Panth to the Khālsā
“Living Without Sin”: Reflections on the Pre-Buddhist World in Early China
Sin, Sinification, Sinology: On the Notion of Sin in Buddhism and Chinese Religions
“The Evil Person is the Primary Recipient of the Buddha’s Compassion” The Akunin Shōki Theme in Shin Buddhism of Japan
The Sin of “Slandering the True Dharma” in Nichiren’s Thought
Ritual Faults, Sins, and Legal Offences: A Discussion about Two Patterns of Justice in Contemporary India
Part Two Dealing with Sin
After Sinning: Some Thoughts on Remorse, Responsibility, and the Remedies for Sin in Indian Religious Traditions
The Role of Confession in Chinese and Japanese Tiantai/Tendai Bodhisattva Ordinations
Removal of Sins in Esoteric Buddhist Rituals: A Study of the Dafangdeng Dhāraṇī Scripture
Redeeming Bugs, Birds, and Really Bad Sinners in Some Medieval Mahāyāna Sūtras and Dhāraṇīs
Sometimes Love Don’t Feel Like It Should: Redemptive Violence in Tantric Buddhism
Sin and Flaws in Kerala Astrology
Sin and Expiation in Nepal: The Makar Melā Pilgrimage in Panautī
Sin and Expiation among Modern Hindus: Obeying One’s Duty or Following Freely Accepted Rules?
Index
                        

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