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  • The Training of the Zen Buddhist Monkby Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki

    Tuttle Publishing 1994; US$ 12.95

    Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki 's The Training of the Zen Buddhist Monk invites you to step inside the mysterious world of the Zendo, where monks live their lives in simplicity. Suzuki, best known as the man who brought Zen classics to the West, sheds light on all phases of a monk's experience, from being refused admittance at the door to finally understanding... 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...

  • 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...

  • Warm Smiles from Cold Mountainsby Reb Anderson; Susan Moon

    Rodmell Press 2005; US$ 14.95

    Based on a series of dharma talks, Warm Smiles from Cold Mountains explores the life of passionate commitment that lies at the heart of the formal practice of Zen meditation. Reb Anderson draws on over 30 years of experience as a Zen priest with stories covering a range of topics and concerns, from what it feels like to be a father, to the simple... more...

  • Tracking Bodhidharmaby Andy Ferguson

    Counterpoint 2012; US$ 26.00

    The life of Bodhidharma, the founder of Zen Buddhism, has, with the passing of time, been magnified to the scale of myth, turning history into the stuff of legend. Known as the First Patriarch, Bodhidharma brought Zen from South India into China in 500 CE, changing the country forever. In Tracking Bodhidharma , Andrew Ferguson recreates the path... more...

  • Challengesby Gary Ho

    D & M Publishers 2012; US$ 18.95

    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...

  • Indian Esoteric Buddhismby Ronald M. Davidson

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 32.99

    Despite the rapid spread of Buddhism -- especially the esoteric system of Tantra, one of its most popular yet most misunderstood forms -- the historical origins of Buddhist thought and practice remain obscure. This groundbreaking work describes the genesis of the Tantric movement in early medieval India, where it developed as a response to, and in... more...

  • Zen and Comparative Studiesby Masao Abe; Steven Heine

    Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 168.00

    Zen is not a religion of God. Nor a religion of faith. It is a religion of emptiness, a religion of absolute nothingness. However it is not nihilistic but dynamically positive. For Zen is based on self-awakening, awakening to the self. In this book, a sequel to Zen and Western Thought, the author tries to clarify the true meaning of Buddhist emptiness... more...

  • Zen Flowers: Chabana for the Tea Ceremonyby Henry Mittwer

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95

    Up to now, with the exception of Okakura Kakuzo's excellent account of flowers used in the art of Chanoyu in his delightful The Book of Tea, almost nothing has been available on the subject. To my knowledge, the present volume is the only book written in English that is wholly devoted to the special form of flower arrangement called Chabana. Chabana... more...