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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
The essays in this volume attempt to place the Chan and Zen tradition in their ritual and cultural contexts, looking at various aspects heretofore largely (and unduly) ignored. In particular, they show the extent to which these traditions, despite their claim to uniqueness, were indebted to larger trends in East Asian Buddhism, such as the cults of... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 24.99
One of the first attempts ever to present in a systematic way a non-western semiotic system. This book looks at Japanese esoteric Buddhism and is based around original texts, informed by explicit and rigorous semiotic categories. It is a unique introduction to important aspects of the thought and rituals of the Japanese Shingon tradition. Semiotic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00
Laliberté looks at a relatively unexplored aspect of modern Taiwan: the influence of religion on politics. This book offers a detailed survey of three of the most important Buddhist organizations in Taiwan: the Buddhist Association of the Republic of China (BAROC), the Buddha Light Mountain (or Foguanshan) monastic order, and the Buddhist Compassion... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available
One of the most inspiring spiritual teachers of our time offers simple, practical advice for living with less fear, less anxiety and a more open heart. more...
- Parallax Press 2013; US$ 9.99
This book summarizes Thich Nhat Hanh?s core teachings, making it an outstanding introduction to the practices of mindful breathing, walking, sitting, and eating, by one of the foremost Buddhist teachers alive. Contains a foreword by Sister Chan Khong (Learning True Love) describing how Thich Nhat Hanh?s visit to a prison, to teach the practices described... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2013; US$ 12.95
Happiness and suffering are dependent upon your mind, upon your interpretation. They do not come from outside, from others. All of your happiness and all of your suffering are created by you, by your own mind," says Lama Zopa Rinpoche. Commenting on a 12th-century Tibetan text of instructions and practical advice for everyday spiritual living, Lama... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
The work explores the historical and intellectual context of Tsongkhapa's philosophy and addresses the critical issues related to questions of development and originality in Tsongkhapa's thought. It also deals extensively with one of Tsongkhapa's primary concerns, namely his attempts to demonstrate that the Middle Way philosophy's deconstructive analysis... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Since the Buddha did not fully explain the theory of persons that underlies his teaching, in later centuries a number of different interpretations were developed. This book presents the interpretation by the celebrated Indian Buddhist philosopher, Candrak?rti (ca. 570?650 C.E.). Candrak?rti?s fullest statement of the theory is included in his ... more...
- Pariyatti Publishing 2013; US$ 4.99
This collection brings the writings and teachings of Sayagyi U Ba Khin?the teacher of S. N. Goenka?together under one cover, with biographical information and a commentary by Goenka. The story of U Ba Khin and his teaching of the Dhamma is set in context through an extensive interview with S. N. Goenka, conducted by Pierluigi Confalonieri, who also... more...