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  • The Tibetan Book of Yogaby Geshe Michael Roach

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2009; US$ 17.99

    Yoga came to Tibet from India more than a thousand years ago, and it was quickly absorbed into the culture's rich traditions. In this small book readers will discover Heart Yoga, which developed over the centuries in the Gelukpa tradition of the Dalai Lamas. The program presented here combines popular yoga exercises wtih special Tibetan poses, and... more...

  • Zenby Kaiten Nukariya

    The Floating Press 1913; US$ 6.95

    The historical importance of Zen can hardly be exaggerated. After its introduction into China in the sixth century, A.D., it grew ascendant through the Sui (598-617) and the Tang dynasty (618-906), and enjoyed greater popularity than any other sect of Buddhism during the whole period of the Sung (976-1126) and the Southern Sung dynasty (1127-1367).... more...

  • Rennyo and the Roots of Modern Japanese Buddhismby Mark L. Blum; Shin'ya Yasutomi

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 99.99 US$ 85.99

    Rennyo Shonin (1415-1499) is considered the "second founder" of Shin Buddhism. Under his leadership, the Honganji branch grew in size and power, becoming a national organization with great wealth and influence. Rennyo's success lay in conveying an attractive spiritual message while exerting effective administrative control. A savvy politician as well... more...

  • Hoofprint of the Oxby Master Sheng-yen; Dan Stevenson

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 29.99 US$ 25.79

    Revered by Buddhists in the United States and China, Master Sheng-yen shares his wisdom and teachings in this first comprehensive English primer of Chan, the Chinese tradition of Buddhism that inspired Japanese Zen. Often misunderstood as a system of mind games, the Chan path leads to enlightenment through apparent contradiction. While demanding... more...

  • A Rose for Your Pocketby Thich Nhat Hanh

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 9.99

    The thought ''mother'' cannot be separated from that of ''love.'' Without love, a child cannot flower and an adult cannot mature. Without love, we weaken and wither. —Thich Nhat Hanh, from A Rose for Your Pocket Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh leads us to a new and deeper appreciation of motherhood. Using... more...

  • Japanese Rinzai Zen Buddhismby Jørn Borup

    BRILL 2008; US$ 173.00

    Japanese Rinzai Zen Buddhism gives a new perspective on contemporary Japanese Zen Buddhism. Ideas, ritual practices, temples and interactions between the clergy, the laity and the institution are investigated as living representations of a unique and yet common Japanese religion. more...

  • Locations of Buddhismby Anne M. Blackburn

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 36.00

    Modernizing and colonizing forces brought nineteenth-century Sri Lankan Buddhists both challenges and opportunities. How did Buddhists deal with social and economic change; new forms of political, religious, and educational discourse; and Christianity?  And how did Sri Lankan Buddhists, collaborating with other Asian Buddhists, respond to... more...

  • The Power of Patriarchsby Elizabeth Morrison; Barend J. Haar; Maghiel Crevel

    BRILL 2010; US$ 154.00

    A study of the Northern Song Chan monk Qisong and his writings on Chan lineage, this book offers new arguments about Buddhist patriarchs, challenges assumptions about Chan masters, and provides insight into the interactions of Buddhists and the imperial court. more...

  • Proceedings of the Tenth Seminar of the IATS, 2003. Volume 12: Buddhism Beyond the Monasteryby Sarah Jacoby; Antonio Terrone

    BRILL 2009; US$ 138.00

    Balancing the academic emphasis on Buddhist monastic studies, this volume focuses on noncelibate religious specialists including Tantric professionals, village lamas, spirit mediums, and Treasure revealers in Central and Eastern Tibet, Bhutan, and India from historical times to the present day. more...

  • The Laughing Buddha of Tofukujiby Ishwar C. Harris

    World Wisdom 2004; US$ 9.99

    Whether you have known Keido Fukushima for decades or are encountering him for the first time through the pages of this intimate portrait, we all have the pleasure of meeting him as if he were an old and dear friend. Samples of his calligraphy provide further glimpses into the heart and mind of a leading Zen master of the modern world. Roshi Fukushima,... more...