Articles: Cross-Cultural Studies   
OLATUNJI A. OYESHILE / Democracy, Multi-Ethnic Identities, and Poverty in Africa
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S. B. BHAMBAR / Oriental and Occidental Spiritual Concepts: A Cross-Cultural Perspective of Siddhartha, Pavilion of Women, The Alchemist, Journey to Ithaca, and Bardana
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SHARMISTHA DHAR / Morphological Intentionality: Tracing the Unconscious Trajectory of Free Will
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ANUPAMA NAYAR and ABHIRUP SARKAR / Occident and the Orient: Gods, Myths, and Conversations
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Articles: Buddhist Studies
 
JOHN BECKER / Why Ideas on Ideas Matter: Early Buddhism and Process Philosophy on Ideation
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WILLIAM LONG / The Mouse that Roared: Bhutan’s Buddhist Approach to Democracy and Development
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NAMRAMITA BHUIYA / Nāgārjuna’s Śūnyatā and its Implication towards Vipaśyanā Meditation
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