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- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 39.00
This book deals with issues at the intersection of philosophy, theology, religious studies and Buddhist studies. Written in a quasi-autobiographical style, it deals with questions of spirituality, moral feeling, the distinction between theistic and non-theistic religion, the Death of God controversy, and the nature of Buddhist forms of meditation. more...
- University of California Press 1990; US$ 28.95
Zen Buddhism is perhaps best known for its emphasis on meditation, and probably no figure in the history of Zen is more closely associated with meditation practice than the thirteenth-century Japanese master Dogen, founder of the Soto school. This study examines the historical and religious character of the practice as it is described in Dogen's own... more...
- Penguin Group Inc. 2002; US$ 15.95
Within the heart of Christianity lies a rich tradition of meditation and contemplation. In Come to the Quiet , John Michael Talbot explores these roots and offers daily practices and exercises to help readers bring this tradition into their everyday lives. While millions of Americans have discovered the ancient wisdom of Eastern meditation practices,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 64.99
From meditation and fasting to celibacy and anchoritism, the ascetic impulse has been an enduring and complex phenomenon throughout history. Offering a sweeping view of this elusive and controversial aspect of religious life and culture, this book examines the ascetic impulse. more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 12.99
Rabbi Jamie Korngold has always loved the outdoors, the place where humankind first met with God. Whether it?s mountaineering, running ultramarathons, or just sitting by a stream, she finds her spirituality and Judaism thrive most in the wilderness. In her work as the Adventure Rabbi, leading groups toward spiritual fulfillment in the outdoors, Korngold... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 14.99
The third volume of Thomas Merton's journals chronicles Merton's attempts to reconcile his desire for solitude and contemplation with the demands of his new-found celebrity status within the strictures of conventional monastic life. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
Having identified early material that goes back to the Buddha himself, the author argues that the two teachers of the Buddha were historical figures. Based on the early Brahminic literature, namely the early Upanishads and Moksadharma, the author asserts the origin of the method of meditation learned by the Buddha from these teachers, and attempts... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 22.00
What is Kabbalah and how can women apply it to their own lives? In this book, bestselling author and teacher of Jewish mysticism and meditation Perle Besserman shares a feminine approach to spirituality. "A New Kabbalah for Women" traces the history of female-centered worship and tells the story of the author's search for her own path... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
National bestselling author and teacher Steve Hagen strips away the cultural and religious jargon surrounding meditation and provides an accessible and thorough manual for newcomers and experienced practitioners alike. Inside you will find: Simple practices to avoid needlessly complicating meditation Where most of us get stuck in meditation?and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
This book identifies what is meant by sati ( smrti ), usually translated as ?mindfulness?, in early Buddhism, and examines its soteriological functions and its central role in the early Buddhist practice and philosophy. Using textual analysis and criticism, it takes new approaches to the subject through a comparative study of Buddhist texts in Pali,... more...