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  • Buddhist Theologyby Roger Jackson; John Makransky

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95

    Scholars of Buddhism, themselves Buddhist, here seek to apply the critical tools of the academy to reassess the truth and transformative value of their tradition in its relevance to the contemporary world. more...

  • Self and No-Selfby Dale Mathers; Melvin E. Miller; Osamu Ando

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    This collection explores the growing interface between Eastern and Western concepts of what it is to be human from analytical psychology, psychoanalytic and Buddhist perspectives. The relationship between these different approaches has been discussed for decades, with each discipline inviting its followers to explore the depths of the psyche and confront... more...

  • Women in Early Indian Buddhismby Alice Collett

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 73.99

    The path of practice as taught in ancient India by Gotama Buddha was open to both women and men. The texts of early Indian Buddhism show that women were lay followers of the Buddha and were also granted the right to ordain and become nuns. Certain women were known as influential teachers of men and women alike and considered experts in certain aspects... more...

  • Buddhistsby Todd Lewis

    Wiley 2014; US$ 99.95

    Buddhists: Understanding Buddhism through the Lives of Practitioners  provides a series of case studies of Asian and modern Western Buddhists, spanning history, gender, and class, whose lives are representative of the ways in which Buddhists throughout time have embodied the tradition. Portrays the foundational principles of Buddhist belief through... more...

  • Die Reise des Mantaoby Christa M. Siegert

    DRP Rosenkreuz Verlag 2013; US$ 6.61

    "Hier an des Adlers Seite ward mir erst bewußt, wie alle Welten sich durchdringen, in sieben Kugeln ineinanderschwingen und kreisend im Spiralengang sich biegen um einen Mittelpunkt im All: die Sonnensonne. Die Sonne, die in des Menschen Brust als Gottesfunken widerstrahlt. Die Sonne, die das All zum Leben drängt. Die Sonne, die erkannt sein will... more...

  • Buddhism, the Internet, and Digital Mediaby Gregory Price Grieve; Daniel Veidlinger

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Buddhism, the Internet and Digital Media: The Pixel in the Lotus explores Buddhist practice and teachings in an increasingly networked and digital era. Contributors consider the ways Buddhism plays a role and is present in digital media through a variety of methods including concrete case studies, ethnographic research, and content analysis, as... more...

  • Minding the Earth, Mending the Worldby Susan Murphy

    Counterpoint 2014; US$ 16.95

    Shunryu Suzuki Roshi founded the San Francisco Zen Center in 1962, and after fifty years we have seen a fine group of Zen masters trained in the west take up the mantle and extend the practice of Zen in ways that might have been hard to imagine in those first early years. Susan Murphy, one of Robert Aitken?s students and dharma heirs, is one of the... more...

  • Women in P?li Buddhismby Pascale Engelmajer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The P?li tradition presents a diverse and often contradictory picture of women. This book examines women?s roles as they are described in the P?li canon and its commentaries. Taking into consideration the wider socio-religious context and drawing from early brahmanical literature and epigraphical findings, it contrasts these descriptions with the... more...

  • Simple Buddhismby C. Alexander Simpkins; Annellen Simpkins

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 12.95

    Exploring a new religion is no easy task. That's why the Simple series is so popular-these delightful books take readers by the hand and lead them into the basics of an Eastern faith without intimidation or confusion. Simple Buddhism, invites readers to discover this appealing religion and its peaceful doctrines, as well as: The history of Buddhism... more...

  • The Philosophy of Desire in the Buddhist Pali Canonby David Webster

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    David Webster explores the notion of desire as found in the Buddhist Pali Canon. Beginning by addressing the idea of a 'paradox of desire', whereby we must desire to end desire, the varieties of desire that are articulated in the Pali texts are examined. A range of views of desire, as found in Western thought, are presented as well as Hindu and Jain... more...