Download e-book for kindle: Into the Jaws of Yama, Lord of Death: Buddhism, Bioethics, by Karma Lekshe Tsomo

By Karma Lekshe Tsomo

A interesting examine Buddhist, particularly Tibetan, perspectives of demise and their implications for a Buddhist bioethics.

This publication explores the Buddhist view of loss of life and its implications for modern bioethics. Writing basically from in the Tibetan culture, writer Karma Lekshe Tsomo discusses Buddhist notions of human awareness and private id and the way those determine within the Buddhist view of demise. ideals approximately demise and enlightenment and states among lifestyles and dying also are mentioned. Tsomo is going directly to research such hot-button subject matters as cloning, abortion, assisted suicide, euthanasia, organ donation, genetic engineering, and stem-cell examine inside a Buddhist context, introducing new methods of puzzling over those hugely arguable issues.

Karma Lekshe Tsomo is Assistant Professor of Theology and spiritual reviews on the college of San Diego. She is the editor of Buddhist girls and Social Justice: beliefs, demanding situations, and Achievements and Buddhist girls throughout Cultures: Realizations, and the writer of Sisters in Solitude: Traditions of Buddhist Monastic Ethics for girls, all released by means of SUNY Press.

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