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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 50.95
'Skilful Means' is the key principle of Mahayana, one of the great Buddhist traditions. First described in the Lotus Sutra, it originates in myths of the Buddha's compassionate plans for raising life from the ceaseless round of birth and death. His strategies or interventions are 'skilful means' - morally wholesome tricks devised for the purpose... more...
- University of California Press 1999; US$ 12.95
The "Sandokai" - a poem by the 8th-century Zen master Sekito Kisen (Ch. Shitou Xiqian) - is the subject of these lectures. Given in 1970 at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center, the lectures are an example of a Zen teacher in his prime elucidating a venerated, ancient, and difficult work to his Western students. more...
- Atria Books 2005; US$ 15.00
In our quest for true happiness and fulfillment during the course of our lives, nothing is more essential than giving and receiving love. But how well do we understand love's extraordinarily transformative powers? Can we really cultivate and appreciate its priceless gifts? In How to Expand Love, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, winner of the Nobel... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95
Philosophy of the Buddha is a philosophical introduction to the teaching of the Buddha. It carefully guides readers through the basic ideas and practices of the Buddha, including kamma (karma), rebirth, the not-self doctrine, the Four Noble Truths, the Eightfold Path, ethics, meditation, non-attachment, and Nibbâna (Nirvana). The book includes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1997; US$ 89.95
This volume contains slightly revised versions of the lectures given by Professor Norman as Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai Visiting Professor at the School of Oriental and African Studies from January to March 1994. The lectures are designed for readers with little knowledge of philology. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
Written by one of the world's top scholars in the field of Pali Buddhism, this new and updated edition of How Buddhism Began , discusses various important doctrines and themes in early Buddhism. It takes 'early Buddhism' to be that reflected in the Pali canon, and to some extent assumes that these doctrines reflect the teachings of the Buddha himself.... more...
- Penguin Group US 2001; US$ 14.00
If the Buddha Married is filled with the same highly practical, spiritually sound guidance that so clearly touched a chord with readers of If the Buddha Dated . Charlotte Kasl, Ph.D., is renowned for her ability to speak with depth, wisdom, and humor on important matters of the heart. In this new book, Kasl inspires us to create fulfilling and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
The vast majority of books on Buddhism describe the Buddha using the word enlightened, rather than awakened. This bias has resulted in Buddhism becoming generally perceived as the eponymous religion of enlightenment. Beyond Enlightenment is a sophisticated study of some of the underlying assumptions involved in the study of Buddhism (especially,... more...