CONTENTS:-1. Introduction to Vijnanavada; 2. An Overview of Vimmsatika; 3. Sankara on Vijnanavada; 4. Santideva’s Criticism of Vijnanavada and Bodhicitta; 5. Analysis of word and its meaning in Madhyamika philosophy; 6. Madhymika Philosophy: A Utilitarian Point of View;7. Contribution of the Madhyamika philosophy to world culture; 8. An Analysis of the Concept of Samjna(nomenclature) in the Vajracchedikaprajna; 9. Prajna: Teachings and practices; 10. The Concept of Sunyata as depicted in Astsahasrikaprajnaparamita; 11. Sunyata: Some new dimension; 12. The relation between pratityasamutpada and Sunyata; 13. A Critical Approach to Karmaphalapariksa of Nagarjuna; 14. Doctrine of svabhava in Buddhist and non-Buddhist philosophical systems; 15. The Concept of Gotra in the Uttaratantra of Maitreya; 16. The Philosophical basis of worship in the works of Santideva; 17. Philosophical foundation of Buddhist culture; 18. Buddhism: A way to integration of body, mind and spirit; 19. Dharmacakrapravartana: Its philosophical implication; 20. Korean Buddhism: An overview; 21. Zen Buddhism.
The Book 'Some Facets of Buddhism' contains a collection of papers presented by the author in different national and international seminars till date. All the papers are mostly concerned with the two important schools of Buddhist Philosophy, i.e., Vijnanavada and Madhyamika. Some the papers discuss the philosophical foundation of Buddhist culture. An interpretative approach to understand sunyata from ten different models has bee given. The doctrine of svabhava has been discussed from Buddhist and on-buddhist philosophical point of view in the book. Some preliminary information has been provided in two papers concerning Korean Buddhism and Zen Buddhism.