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- Rodmell Press 2004; US$ 12.95
Traditionally women are socialized to embrace values based on conformity, passivity, and surrender of the self, which can eventually contribute to feelings of low self-worth and powerlessness. Using the central tenets and practices of Buddhism, Woman Awake offers readers an opportunity to break out of negative belief systems and move toward increased... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2009; US$ 16.95
This landmark presentation at last makes heard the centuries of the voices of Zen?s women. Through exploring the teachings and history of Zen?s female ancestors, from the time of the Buddha to ancient and modern female masters in China, Korea, and Japan, Grace Schireson offers us a view of a more balanced Dharma practice, one that is especially applicable... more...
- Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 59.99
Focusing on representations of the ghost and the monk from the late eighteenth century to the present, Justin Thomas McDaniel builds a case for interpreting modern Thai Buddhist practice through the movements of these transformative figures. He follows embodiments of the ghost and the monk in a variety of genres and media, including biography, film,... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2012; US$ 15.95
Bhante Gunaratana, in his trademark style, renders in plain English what the Buddha said about mindfulness, providing clear instructions on how these principles can be used to improve daily life, deepen mindfulness, and move closer to spiritual goals. Though his presentation is based on a classic text, the Satipatthana Sutta , it is thoroughly modern.... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2012; US$ 16.95
Just as exercise improves the body, meditation improves the mind. It restores memory, enhances creativity, and leads to clearer thinking. And, much like exercise, most people have a hard time getting motivated to do it, much less stick with it ? until now. Real Meditation in Minutes a Day teaches anyone, anywhere, to make meditation?s countless... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2012; Not Available
A guide to making the most of life, through bad times as well as good, from bestselling author Pema Chodron. This accessible book has been on the US bestseller lists consistently for four years now. more...
- Souvenir Press 2012; US$ 24.99
Recognizing how rare it is for a foreign woman to be accepted for intensive meditation instruction in one of Thailand's Buddhist temples, this extraordinary account follows the author's experience from the inside, describing her journey into the self and the expansion of her consciousness. The intimate narrative relates her struggles and fears?some... more...
- Quest Books 2012; US$ 9.95
"The brightened mind is one that is able to make better choices," says Sumano Bhikkhu. Having left the hectic world of Chicago real estate decades ago to become a Thai Buddhist monk, he knows what he?s talking about. This simple, short introduction to meditation, particularly well suited to young people, can help anyone rattled with the stresses of... more...
- Pariyatti Publishing 2003; US$ 4.99
Celebrated Vipassana meditation teacher S. N. Goenka interprets the Buddha?s teachings in this collection of lectures, essays, and interviews. These writings provide insights into how one of the most influential contemporary Buddhist practitioners defines Vipassana and how he uses it to achieve peace of mind and lead a happy, useful life. Included... more...