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  • The Life of Buddha and Its Lessonsby Henry Steel Olcott

    The Floating Press 1919; US$ 3.99

    The Life of Buddha and Its Lessons is a short pamphlet by Henry Steel Olcott. It was first published in 1912 as number fifteen in the series of Adyar Pamphlets released by the Theosophical Publishing House. more...

  • Wisdom of the Eastby Shinran Shonin; S. Yamabe; L. Adams Beck

    The Floating Press 1900; US$ 5.95

    Buddhism passed into Japan from China and Korea about 1320 years ago, in or about the year A.D. 552. It adapted itself with perfect comprehension to the ideals of the Japanese people, inculcating among them the teachings of morality common to the great faiths with, in addition, the spiritual unction, the passion of love and sympathy, self-devotion,... more...

  • Buddhaby Axel Michaels

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 7.40

    Mehr als 360 Millionen Menschen auf der Welt bekennen sich zum Buddhismus. Doch wer war der Buddha, dessen Lehre von der Überwindung allen Leidens sich ab dem 5. Jahrhundert v. Chr. von Nordindien aus schnell in weiten Teilen Asiens verbreitete? Lässt sich seine Biographie historisch fassen? Was berichten die Legenden über sein Leben? Axel Michaels... more...

  • Fürstliche Repräsentation im Sakralraumby Niels Fleck

    Deutscher Kunstverlag 2015; Not Available

    Für protestantische Reichsfürsten war die Kirche im Schloss ein Herzstück der Repräsentation. Ebenso prachtvoll wie programmatisch gestaltet, führte sie neben der gottgegebenen Macht des Landesherrn auch sein Kirchenregiment im bewegten Bilderschmuck des Barock vor Augen. Dieser Band unternimmt erstmals eine Gesamtdarstellung der bedeutenden Gruppe... more...

  • Hakuin's Precious Mirror Caveby Norman Waddell

    Counterpoint 2009; US$ 26.00

    The two great streams of Zen Buddhism are the Soto sect, known as the School of Quiet Reflection, and the Rinzai school of rigorous koan study. Dogen established Soto Zen in Japan, and his work is widely known in the West with many of his books translated into English. Hakuin is credited with the modern revival of the Rinzai sect and is its most important... more...

  • Learning True Loveby Chan Khong

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 9.99

    This unique autobiography tells the gripping story of a woman who not only lived, but made history. This fully revised edition follows Sister Chan Khong's courageous journey from Vietnam to France, and then back to Vietnam after forty years in exile. more...

  • Teachings on Loveby Thich Nhat Hanh

    ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 9.99

    Teachings on Love is a treasure trove of guidance for couples, families, and individuals who want to nourish the gift and strength of their relationships and deal creatively with their weaknesses and difficulties. Teachings on Love provides a time-tested path to nurture the deepest love in ourselves and in others. This revised edition includes updated... 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...

  • An American's Journey into Buddhismby Albert Shansky

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 19.99

    Structured as a patchwork of conversations, recollections, and lyrical encounters, this rich spiritual autobiography allows readers to eavesdrop on a restless soul in quest of self, God, and home. The memoir tells the story of an American who became intrigued by Buddhism through his love of Asian art and who decided to study the discipline in a Japanese... more...

  • Answers from the Heartby Thich Nhat Hanh

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 9.99

    'Thich Nhat Hanh shows us the connection between inner peace and peace on Earth.'' –His Holiness the Dalai Lama.... What is the right way to live? How do I balance my work and my family? Why do I worry, even when everything is okay? How can I repair my relationship with my parents? In Answers from the Heart, Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh... more...