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  • Being Uprightby Reb Anderson

    Rodmell Press 2000; US$ 16.95

    Being Upright takes us beyond the conventional interpretation of ethical precepts to the ultimate meaning that informs them. Reb Anderson first introduces us to the fundamental ideas of Zen Buddhist practice. Who was Shakyamuni Buddha and what was his central teaching? What does it mean to be a bodhisattva and take the bodhisattva vow? Why should... more...

  • Beyond Sanity and Madnessby Dennis Genpo Merzel

    Big Mind Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95

    Zen Master Dogen (1200-1253), the founder of the Soto Zen sect in Japan and one of the most brilliant minds Japan has ever produced, was a true giant of Asian thought whose works are of an astounding richness and profundity.In this book, American Zen Master Genpo Merzel, one of the preeminent Western teachers of his generation who was himself trained... more...

  • Beyond the Selfby Thich Nhat Hanh

    Parallax Press 2010; US$ 9.95

    One of the Buddha's most central ideas is the importance of transcending “either/or” thinking to avoid the trap of extremist views. In Beyond the Self Thich Nhat Hanh suggests that we can find tranquility by embracing all aspects of life, instead of focusing on what we like and dislike. The book contains Nhat Hanh's original translation... more...

  • Beyond the Selfby Thich Nhat Hanh

    Parallax Press 2009; US$ 6.99

    One of the Buddha's most central ideas is the importance of transcending ôeither/or? thinking to avoid the trap of extremist views. In Beyond the Self Thich Nhat Hanh suggests that we can find tranquility by embracing all aspects of life, instead of focusing on what we like and dislike. The book contains Nhat Hanh's original translation of the Sutra... more...

  • The Birth of Insightby Erik Braun

    University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 45.00

    Insight meditation, which claims to offer practitioners a chance to escape all suffering by perceiving the true nature of reality, is one of the most popular forms of meditation today. The Theravada Buddhist cultures of South and Southeast Asia often see it as the Buddha?s most important gift to humanity. In the first book to examine how this practice... more...

  • The Buddhaby John S. Strong

    Oneworld Publications 2009; US$ 14.95

    From his many births to his deathbed deeds, this authoritative biography unites the Buddha of history with the Buddha of legend in a bid to reveal the lasting spiritual relevance at the heart of the Buddhist tradition. Acclaimed scholar John Strong examines not only the historical texts, but also the supernatural accounts that surround this great... more...

  • Buddha Mind, Buddha Bodyby Thich Nhat Hanh

    ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 9.99

    In this follow-up to his classic book Understanding Our Mind, Thich Nhat Hanh shows us how we can instill the habit of happiness in our consciousness. With humor and compassion, Buddha Mind, Buddha Body explores how the mind functions and how we can train ourselves to more effectively create the conditions for our own happiness. Buddha Mind, Buddha... more...

  • Buddha Mind, Buddha Bodyby Thich Nhat Hanh

    Parallax Press 2009; US$ 12.99

    Buddha Mind, Buddha Body expands uponáthe themes ináThich Nhat Hanh?sábook Understanding Our Mind. It opens with the question: Is free will possible? This concept becomes a leitmotif as the authoráconsiders how the mind functions and how we can work with it to cultivate more freedom and understanding, how to be in closer touch with reality, and... more...

  • Challengesby Gary Ho

    D & M Publishers 2012; US$ 14.95

    Wang Chin-yun, a Buddhist nun born in Taiwan in 1937 and now known as the Venerable Master Cheng Yen, is one of the world's most inspiring yet largely unrecognized women. At the age of 29, she established the Tzu Chi Foundation, an organization committed to compassion and relief that today numbers 5 million volunteer members in more than 45 countries... more...

  • The Chan Whip Anthology: A Companion to Zen Practiceby Jeffrey L. Broughton; Elise Yoko Watanabe

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 35.99

    Jeffrey L. Broughton offers an annotated translation of the Whip for Spurring Students Onward Through the Chan Barrier Checkpoints (Changuan cejin), which he abbreviates to Chan Whip. This anthology, compiled by Yunqi Zhuhong (1535-1615), has served as a Chan handbook in both China and Japan since its publication in 1600. To characterize the Chan Whip... more...