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- Wisdom Publications 2005; US$ 14.95
For more than 2,000 years, the Heart Sutra has been of central importance to millions of Buddhists. Whether memorized, chanted, or studied, this sacred text is often looked to for inspiration. Based on talks the Dalai Lama gave in the spring of 2001, Essence of the Heart Sutra is a masterful translation of the Dalai Lama's teachings and reflections... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2013; US$ 16.95
The phrase “Kadam masters? evokes for many Tibetans a sense of a golden age—an idyllic image of a spiritual community of wise monks dedicated to a spiritual life of mental cultivation. These eleventh- and twelfth-century masters were particularly famed for their short, poignant utterances that captured essential teachings in digestible bites. In these... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2005; US$ 15.95
In The Meaning of Life the Dalai Lama presents the basic worldview of Buddhism while answering some of life's most profound and challenging questions: Why are we in this situation? Where are we going? How should we live our lives? Do our lives have any meaning? Basing his explanation on the twelve links of dependent-arising as depicted in the Buddhist... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2005; US$ 16.95
For over thirty years, Opening the Hand of Thought has offered an unmatched introduction to Zen Buddhism. This new edition contains even more useful material: new prefaces, an index, and extended end notes are here, in addition to the book's revised glossary and main sections. But then, the book's utility was never in question. As Jisho Warner writes... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2007; US$ 16.95
Drawing from the author's life as a father, professor, Buddhist, and Buddhist teacher — as well as on pop culture references from Bob Dylan to Harry Potter — Awakening Through Love is a welcoming guide to achieving the deepest well-being and joy. Rooted in Buddhism?s Dzogchen tradition, the book teaches strategies for realizing a life imbued with... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2005; US$ 12.95
Written in a warm and easily accessible style, the book appeals to anyone with an interest in meditation, Zen, or, as is often the case today, a combination of the two. Zen Meditation in Plain English emphasizes the importance of receiving good instruction and of finding groups to practice with, yet it lays out the necessary steps to practice Zen... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2008; US$ 14.95
Here, the Foundations of Buddhist Thought series shifts to helping readers progress on the Buddhist path by explaining the two "truths," or ways of viewing reality. Geshe Tashi Tsering describes how our perception of reality is obscured or clarified depending on the truth in which we perceive and believe. His systematic approach to Buddhist thought... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2010; US$ 15.00
A tale both ancient and timely — and a moving story of compassion in the face of personal loss and trials — The Banyan Deer is a parable that highlights courage, triumph, and the meaning of true wisdom. Beautifully illustrated and elegantly told, this emotional tale resonates with all readers, no matter the age. Illustrated sumptuously by Richard... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2009; US$ 15.95
Every meditation tradition explains that there are two aspects to any effective meditation practice: insight and concentration. In Mindfulness in Plain English, author Bhante Henepola Gunaratana, a monk from Sri Lanka and venerated teacher of Buddhism, offered basic instruction on the meaning of insight (or vipassana) meditation through concepts... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2009; US$ 16.95
Peter the Cow is having a bad day. After missing the bus and wiping out on his bike, he loses his temper and gets in trouble. To make matters worse, all the other kids and cows are teasing him, calling him "Moody Cow." Peter's day just seems to get worse until his grandfather comes over. Can Grandpa teach him to settle his mind and let go of his frustration?... more...