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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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95
Up to now, with the exception of Okakura Kakuzo's excellent account of flowers used in the art of Chanoyu in his delightful The Book of Tea, almost nothing has been available on the subject. To my knowledge, the present volume is the only book written in English that is wholly devoted to the special form of flower arrangement called Chabana. Chabana... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2012; US$ 15.95
Among the writings from the Dunhuang Caves, discovered in the mid-twentieth Century, are the Zen equivalent of the Dead Sea Scrolls?Ancient texts unknown for centuries. The Ceasing of Notions is one such text. It takes a unique form: a dialogue between two imaginary figures, a master and his disciple, in which the disciple tenaciously pursues the... more...
- Osho Media International 2012; US$ 5.95
In the 'Tantric Transformation' we are introduced to the sacred and ancient tradition of Tantra by a contemporary Tantric master, Osho. We are given a detailed map of Tantra: inner man, inner woman; the meeting of man and woman; the transformation of energy through sex, love and meditation. Based on the Royal Song of Saraha, we are not just introduced... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 49.99
Christian K. Wedemeyer?s systematic investigation into Buddhist Tantric traditions fundamentally rethinks the nature of its transgressive theories and practices and situates them firmly within larger trends in learned Indian culture. Challenging the notion that such phenomena are ?marginal? or primitive, Wedemeyer demonstrates these antinomian ?rituals... more...