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- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 154.00
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 of faith and... more...
- Pariyatti Publishing 2003; US$ 6.99
Composed entirely of texts from the Pali canon, this unique biography presents the oldest authentic record of the Buddha?s life and revolutionary philosophy. The ancient texts are rendered here in a language marked by lucidity and dignity, and a framework of narrators and voices connect the canonical texts. Vivid recollections of his personal attendant... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 18.95
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...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 24.95
Masao Abe: A Zen Life of Dialogue is a compilation of essays that cover the life and work of Masao Abe, perhaps one of the greatest Zen Buddhist communicators of the twentieth century. Masao Abe has opened up a rich dialogue between Japan and the West. He is considered the leading living Zen figure in the Kyoto School of Buddhist thought and the... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 12.95
Expression of Zen inspiration in everyday activities such as writing or serving tea, and in knightly arts such as fencing, came to be highly regarded in Japanese tradition. In the end, some of them were practiced as spiritual training in themselves; they were then called " Ways." This book includes translations of some rare texts on Zen and the Ways.... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95
The Denkoroku, or "Record of Transmitting the Light," contains the enlightenment stories of the earliest Zen ancestors. In Zen Ught, the author comments on this Buddhist classic, which he studied as part of his own advanced Zen training. Sensei Barragato brings the varied experiences of his life and his studies in Catholicism and Quaker practice... more...
- Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 26.99
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...
- Tuttle Publishing 1997; US$ 13.95
Zen and the Beat Way is based upon selections from Alan Watts's early radio talks, many of which were first aired on the Pacifica Radio Network in the late fifties and early sixties, and sessions from two of his most compelling seminars in the mid-sixties. more...
- Counterpoint 2006; US$ 28.00
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...
- Parallax Press 2009; US$ 12.99
Sister Chan Khong's autobiography tells the story of her spiritual and personal odyssey through the many years of her life. The book?s centerpiece is her moving account of her return to Vietnam, her homeland, after 40 years of exile. She describes in refreshing detail her emotional reactions, the reunions with many old friends and fellow activists,... more...