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  • Esoteric Buddhism at Dunhuangby Matthew Kapstein; Sam van Schaik

    BRILL 2010; US$ 147.00

    Drawing a wide variety of texts and images from Dunhuang, the six original contributions to this collection advance our understanding of the development of Esoteric Buddhism in late first millennium Tibet and China. Ritual, philosophy, and mortuary practice are among the topics considered. more...

  • Golden Age Of Zen: Zen Masters Of The Tby John C. h. Wu

    World Wisdom 2010; US$ 9.99

    This book gives a fascinating survey of the early years of Chinese Zen (Chan) Buddhism, staying focused on the movement of Buddhism to the land where Taoism and Confucianism flourished. Wu's survey, combined with interesting translations from these earliest Zen masters, reveals a time of spiritual vibrancy and powerful personalities that help explain... more...

  • The Essential Shinranby Alfred Bloom

    World Wisdom 2006; US$ 9.99

    Renowned scholar of Shin Buddhism, Alfred Bloom, presents the life and spiritual legacy of Shinran Shonin, the influential religious reformer and founder of Pure Land Buddhism, the most popular school of Buddhism in Japan today. Bloom presents a wide selection of Shinran?s essential writings on the key Shin Buddhist idea of ?true entrusting? (shinjin)... more...

  • Living In Amida's Universal Vowby Alfred Bloom

    World Wisdom 2004; US$ 9.99

    Though it has been in the West for over one hundred years, Pure Land and Shin Buddhism has been little known or understood among Western peoples. This book brings together a sampling of the resources available for the study of Shin Pure Land Buddhism through a variety of essays from important and influential journals, and so contributes to a greater... more...

  • The Linji Lu and the Creation of Chan Orthodoxyby Albert Welter

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 77.99

    The Linji lu, or Record of Linji, ranks among the most famous and influential texts of the Chan and Zen traditions. Ostensibly containing the teachings of the Tang dynasty figure Linji Yixuan, the text has generally been accepted at face value, as reliable records of the teachings of this historical figure. In this book, Albert Welter offers the first... 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 “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 of the Sutra... more...

  • What Would the Buddha Recycle?by Rosemary Roberts

    F+W Media 2009; US$ 11.95

    If the Buddha were alive today, he'd be the living embodiment of green living. He'd be collecting cans on the freeway, riding his bike to work, and replacing all his light bulbs--one little satori at a time. In this book you can channel His Holiness, reduce your footprint, and experience little Aha! moments when you: Eat mindfully and lose the meat;... more...

  • Dogenby Steven Heine

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 32.99

    In this groundbreaking collection of essays edited by Steven Heine, leading scholars of Buddhism from both sides of the Pacific explore the life and thought of Zen Master Dogen (1200-1253), the founder of the Japanese Soto sect. Through both textual and historical analysis, the volume shows Dogen in context of the Chinese Chan tradition that influenced... more...

  • Awakening of the Heartby Thich Nhat Hanh

    Parallax Press 2012; US$ 16.99

    Awakening of the Heart is a comprehensive, single volume collection of the Buddha?s key sutras, translated with contemporary commentary by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. It is an essential complement to Happiness , the bestselling collection of meditation and mindful practices released in 2009. Awakening of the Heart captures the heart of Buddhist... more...

  • Path of Compassionby Thich Nhat Hanh; Nguyen Thi Hop

    Parallax Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    Path of Compassion is a collection of key stories from Thich Nhat Hanh?s classic Old Path White Clouds , a book celebrating its 20th publishing anniversary this year. It tells the fascinating life story of Prince Siddhartha, who left his family and renounced his carefully guarded life, and after many years of spiritual seeking became the Buddha,... more...