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- Osho Media International 2015; US$ 7.99
Osho sees Zen not as a historical spiritual tradition, but as the future of a humanity that has matured to the point that people no longer need religions controlled by ?priesthoods? and based on fearful superstitions that cripple people?s innate intelligence and divide them from one another. This book offers a deeper understanding of the underlying... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 59.95 US$ 47.96
Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki was a key figure in the introduction of Buddhism to the non-Asian world. Many outside of Japan encountered Buddhism for the first time through his writings and teaching, and for nearly a century his work and legacy have contributed to the ongoing religious and cultural interchange between Japan and the rest of the world, particularly... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 12.99
Zen is essentially a practice and not a dogma; no amount of theory or discussion will ever take the place of a few minutes of practice. Among the many books about Zen, there are few that explain simply, to the interested beginner, how to do Zenhow to just sit down and begin to work toward fulfillment of the promises offered by Zen. Zen Meditation... more...
- Publish Green 2015; US$ 2.99
YES YOU CAN: Change your unwanted habits Improve your emotional and physical health Reduce your levels of anxiety and depression Enhance your creativity, focus and sense of well-being Increase satisfaction with your life WITHOUT: Joining an ashram Sitting for hours in a meditative trance Forgoing lifes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
This is an introduction to the Buddhist philosophy of Emptiness which explores a number of themes in connection with the concept of Emptiness, a highly technical but very central notion in Indo-Tibetan Buddhism. It examines the critique by the leading Nyingma school philosopher Mipham (1846-1912) formulated in his diverse writings. The book focuses... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96
The tradition of Chan Buddhism?more popularly known as Zen?has been romanticized throughout its history. In this book, John R. McRae shows how modern critical techniques, supported by recent manuscript discoveries, make possible a more skeptical, accurate, and?ultimately?productive assessment of Chan lineages, teaching, fundraising practices, and social... more...
- University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76
Robert Desjarlais's graceful ethnography explores the life histories of two Yolmo elders, focusing on how particular sensory orientations and modalities have contributed to the making and the telling of their lives. These two are a woman in her late eighties known as Kisang Omu and a Buddhist priest in his mid-eighties known as Ghang Lama, members... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
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...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99
This book of koans contains some of the most important Zen sayings of all time along with insightful commentary. Koans are the intellectually unsolvable problem-riddles at the core of the Rinzai tradition of Zen Buddhism, perhaps the most well-known one being "what is the sound of one hand clapping." Though widely recognized, most koan remain narrowly... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 8.99
This Zen guide offers a readable, helpful interpretation of a classic pillar of Zen training. The Venerable Myokyo-ni is one of today's most distinguished teachers in the Rinzai Zen tradition. In Gentling the Bull she offers an insightful explanation of the Ten Ox-Herding Pictures, showing how they are a metaphor of both one's Zen training and... more...