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  • Big Mind Big Heartby Dennis Genpo Merzel

    Big Mind Publishing 2007; US$ 14.95

    This book presents a highly original and accessible pathway to self-discovery and personal liberation. Since 1999 the Big Mind process has been experienced by many thousands of people in seminars across America. Big Mind employs a Jungian voice dialogue technique that enables people to step out of limited self-concepts into awareness of their many... more...

  • The Story of Chinese Zenby Nan Huai-Chin; Thomas Cleary

    Tuttle Publishing 1995; US$ 11.99

    The development of Zen in China is really the story of the flourishing of Chinese philosophy, arts and literature beginning as far back as the Han Dynasty and earlier. Master Nan Huai-Chin offers an engaging chronicle of both in this groundbreaking work. The Story of Chinese Zen begins with the premise that the climate during Shakyamuni's founding... more...

  • Glaube und Religiöse Rede bei Tillich und im Shin-Buddhismusby Stefan S. Jäger

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 142.85

    The challenges of Late Modernism form the shared horizon of Christian and Buddhist religious-hermeneutic efforts to demonstrate the relevance to everyday life of their respective transmitted doctrines. This work applies an interreligious comparison based on the implicit homiletics of Paul Tillich to examine how a particular understanding... more...

  • The Little Zen Companionby David Schiller

    Workman Publishing Company 1994; US$ 8.95

    While it seeks neither to define Zen nor answer its most famous koan (a riddle unanswerable by conventional thinking, in this case the sound of one hand clapping), this bestselling little book with 437,000 copies in print possesses a maverick Zen spirit that points to a different way of looking at the world. With each page featuring a quote, phrase,... more...

  • Awakeningby Yogi Brahmasamhara

    Rockpool Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99

    A guided journey into authentic mediationtoo often surrounded by myth and unwarranted mysticismfor novices and experienced meditators alike   There are many books on meditation, even books on how to speed up the process and learn to meditate in 15 minutesthe opposite of what meditation is trying to achieve. Here, Yogi Brahmasamhara teaches... more...

  • The Wholehearted Wayby Kosho Uchiyama Roshi; Shohaku Okumura; Taigen Dan Leighton

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 18.99

    The Wholehearted Way is a translation of Eihei Dogen's Bendowa, one of the primary texts on Zen practice. Transcending any particular school of Buddhism or religious belief, Dogen's profound and poetic writings are respected as a pinnacle of world spiritual literature. Bendowa, or A Talk on the Wholehearted Practice of the Way, was written... more...

  • The Teachings of Master Wuzhuby Adamek L Wendi

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 31.99

    The Record of the Dharma-Jewel Through the Generations (Lidai fabao ji) is a little-known Chan/Zen Buddhist text of the eighth century, rediscovered in 1900. The text relayss a fascinating sectarian history of Buddhism refracted through the progressive philosophy of Bao Tang founder Chan Master Wuzhu (714–774). The Lidai fabao ji illustrates Master... more...

  • The Platform Sutraby Red Pine

    Counterpoint 2006; US$ 27.99

    The Platform Sutra occupies a central place in Zen (Ch'an) Buddhist instruction for students and spiritual seekers worldwide. It is often linked with The Heart Sutra and The Diamond Sutra to form a trio of texts that have been revered and studied for centuries. However, unlike the other sutras, which transcribe the teachings of the Buddha himself,... more...

  • The Mystique of Transmissionby Wendi Adamek

    Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 69.99

    The Mystique of Transmission is a close reading of a late-eighth-century Chan/Zen Buddhist hagiographical work, the Lidai fabao ji (Record of the Dharma-Jewel Through the Generations), and is its first English translation. The text is the only remaining relic of the little-known Bao Tang Chan school of Sichuan, and combines a sectarian history of... more...

  • When a Woman Becomes a Religious Dynastyby Hildegard Diemberger; Marilyn Strathern

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 31.99

    In the fifteenth century, the princess Chokyi Dronma was told by the leading spiritual masters of her time that she was the embodiment of the ancient Indian tantric deity Vajravarahi, known in Tibetan as Dorje Phagmo, the Thunderbolt Female Pig. After suffering a great personal tragedy, Chokyi Dronma renounced her royal status to become a nun, and,... more...