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- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95
Buddhism Plain and Simple offers a clear, straightforward treatise on Buddhism in general and on awareness in particular. Steve Hagan presents the Buddha's uncluttered, original teachings in everyday, accessible language unencumbered by religious ritual. This book is about awareness. For people investigating Buddhism for the first time, Buddhism... more...
- Parallax Press 2013; US$ 0.99
In The Basic Sources of Happiness His Holiness the Dalai Lama points out that only by exercising altruism can we create the mutual respect that is required for harmony to exist on every level—for the individual, the family, the nation, the international community, and the planet. The real enemy of happiness is anger. His Holiness shows that employing... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 23.99
In Travels in the Netherworld, Bryan J. Cuevas examines a fascinating but little-known genre of Tibetan narrative literature about the delok, ordinary men and women who claim to have died, traveled through hell, and then returned from the afterlife. These narratives enjoy audiences ranging from the most sophisticated monastic scholars to pious townsfolk,... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2011; US$ 14.95
With over a quarter of a million copies sold, Mindfulness in Plain English is one of the most influential books in the burgeoning field of mindfulness and a timeless classic introduction to meditation. This is a book that people read, love, and give to everyone they know?a book that people talk about, write about, reflect on, and return to over and... more...
- Templeton Press 2008; US$ 9.99
Tibetan Buddhism and Modern Physics: Toward a Union of Love and Knowledge addresses the complex issues of dialogue and collaboration between Buddhism and science, revealing connections and differences between the two. While assuming no technical background in Buddhism or physics, this book strongly responds to the Dalai Lama’s “heartfelt... more...
- The Floating Press 1923; US$ 6.95
Buddhism is a religion which must be viewed from many angles. Its original form, as preached by Gautama in India and developed in the early years succeeding, and as embodied in the sacred literature of early Buddhism, is not representative of the actual Buddhism of any land today. The faithful student of Buddhist literature would be as far removed... more...
- The Floating Press 1908; US$ 5.99
A founding member of the Theosophical Society, and perhaps the first well-known European to convert to Buddhism, Henry Steel Olcott made a lasting contribution with his Buddhist Catechism of 1881. Seeing Buddhism with a Westernized scientific eye, the work is given in the same question and answer structure used in the Christian Catechism. David McMahan... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 14.57
Living with an Open Heart contains brief readings which blend Buddhist and western psychology. It thoughtfully presents ideas and techniques drawn from Buddhism, western psychological approaches, as well as the authors' personal experiences in working to develop compassion in their own lives and in their work with others. Designed to be easy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00
This is a major anthropological study of contemporary Tibetan Buddhist monasticism and tantric ritual in the Ladakh region of North-West India and of the role of tantric ritual in the formation and maintenance of traditional forms of state structure and political consciousness in Tibet. Containing detailed descriptions and analyses of monastic ritual,... more...