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  • Buddhist Thought and Applied Psychological Researchby D.K. Nauriyal; Michael Drummond; Y.B. Lal

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Written by leading scholars and including a foreword by the Dalai Lama, this book explores the interface between Buddhist studies and the uses of Buddhist principles and practices in psychotherapy and consciousness studies. The contributors present a compelling collection of articles that illustrate the potential of Buddhist informed social sciences... more...

  • The New Physics and Cosmologyby Arthur Zajonc; Zara Houshmand

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 54.99

    What happens when the Dalai Lama meets with five leading physicists and a historian (David Finkelstein, George Greensteinm Piet Hut, Arthur Zajonc, Anton Zeilinger and Tu Weiming)? This book documents their fascinating discussions about theoretical quantum physics and Buddhist philosophy. more...

  • Early Buddhist Discoursesby John J. Holder

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 13.95

    Twenty discourses from the Pali Canon--including those most essential to the study and teaching of early Buddhism--are provided in fresh translations, accompanied by introductions that highlight the main themes and set the ideas presented in the context of wider philosophical and religious issues. Taken together, these fascinating works give an account... more...

  • Mindfulness and Mental Healthby Chris Mace

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 42.95

    Being mindful can help people feel calmer and more fully alive. Mindfulness and Mental Health examines other effects it can also have and presents a significant new model of how mindful awareness may influence different forms of mental suffering. The book assesses current understandings of what mindfulness is, what it leads to, and how and when... more...

  • Religion, Medicine and the Human Embryo in Tibetby Frances Garrett

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95

    This book explores the cultural history of embryology in Tibet, in culture, religion, art and literature, and what this reveals about its medicine and religion. Filling a significant gap in the literature this is the first in-depth exploration of Tibetan medical history in the English language. It reveals the prevalence of descriptions of the development... more...

  • Plant Seed, Pull Weedby Geri Larkin

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.99

    Gardens have often been used as metaphors for spiritual nurturing and growth. Zen rock gardens, monastery rose gardens, even your grandmother's vegetable garden all have been described as places of refuge and reflection. Drawing on her experience working at Seattle's premier gardening center, Zen teacher Geri Larkin shows how the act of gardening... more...

  • Analytical Buddhismby Dr Miri Albahari

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 115.00

    Does the self - a unified, separate, persisting thinker/owner/agent - exist? Drawing on Western philosophy, neurology and Theravadin Buddhism, this book argues that the self is an illusion created by a tier of non-illusory consciousness and a tier of desire-driven thought and emotion, and that separateness underpins the self's illusory status. more...

  • Joyful Wisdomby Yongey Mingyur; Eric Swanson

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2009; US$ 16.00

    Yongey Mingyur is one of the most celebrated among the new generation of Tibetan meditation masters, whose teachings have touched people of all faiths around the world. His first book, The Joy of Living , was a New York Times bestseller hailed as ?compelling, readable, and informed? ( Buddhadharma ) and praised by Richard Gere, Lou Reed, and Julian... more...

  • Nagarjuna's Madhyamakaby Jan Westerhoff

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 27.99

    The Indian philosopher Acharya Nagarjuna (c. 150-250 CE) was the founder of the Madhyamaka (Middle Path) school of Mahayana Buddhism and arguably the most influential Buddhist thinker after Buddha himself. Indeed, in the Tibetan and East Asian traditions, Nagarjuna is often referred to as the "second Buddha." His primary contribution to Buddhist thought... more...

  • Travels in the Netherworldby Bryan J. Cuevas

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 27.99

    In Travels in the Netherworld , Bryan J. Cuevas examines a fascinating but little-known genre of Tibetan narrative literature about the d?lok , ordinary men and women who claim to have died, traveled through hell, and then returned from the afterlife. Providing a clear, detailed analysis of four vivid return-from-death tales, including the stories... more...