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- 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...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 29.99
This anthology of secondary readings of The Platform Sutra is designed to introduce the undergraduate to one of the most popular and influential Chan (Zen) Buddhist texts. The sutra purportedly contains the teachings of Huineng (638-713), the sixth patriarch of China and the father of the Chan movement. Though recent research suggests that the work... more...
- Hay House 2000; US$ 13.95
This book tells you precisely how to examine an issue that is causing you difficulty, how to discover the source of the problem, and how to free yourself from the suffering that was created. more...
- Hay House 2005; US$ 2.99
The zen mind is the beginners mind, which sees everything as if for the first time. It is in this zen mind that realization comes. People sit for many years in meditation to find that suddenly in hearing something again for the first time, theyre lifted to a state of understanding thats far beyond anything theyve ever experienced.... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 15.95
[Zen Masters of China presents more than 300 traditional Zen stories and koans, far more than any other collection. Retelling them in their proper place in Zen?s historical journey, it also tells a larger story: how, in taking the first step east from India to China, Buddhism began to be Zen.] The stories of Zen are unlike any other writing, religious... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 27.99
Making Sense of Tantric Buddhism fundamentally rethinks the nature of the transgressive theories and practices of the Buddhist Tantric traditions, challenging the notion that the Tantras were “marginal? or primitive and situating them instead—both ideologically and institutionally—within larger trends in mainstream Buddhist and Indian culture. Critically... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
This classic volume focuses on the life of the Buddha and the early history of his order, and includes the first translation of many works. The first part of the book consists of the translation and analysis of contained in the Tibetan Dulva or Vinaya-pitaka, and the second part includes chapters on the early history of Tibet and Khosan and an index... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 46.95
First published in 1978, Christmas Humphrey?s autobiography presents the fascinating history of a life rich and varied in both private and in public. Spanning seven decades it touches on many events of historical interest in which he was personally involved. Among them the abdication of Edward VIII, the Japanese War Trials and his time with the Dalai... more...