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  • The Power of Denialby Bernard Faure

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 58.00

    Innumerable studies have appeared in recent decades about practically every aspect of women's lives in Western societies. The few such works on Buddhism have been quite limited in scope. In The Power of Denial , Bernard Faure takes an important step toward redressing this situation by boldly asking: does Buddhism offer women liberation or limitation?... more...

  • Buddhist Warfareby Michael Jerryson; Mark Juergensmeyer

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 22.99

    This book offers eight essays examining the dark side of a tradition often regarded as the religion of peace. The authors note the conflict between the Buddhist norms of non-violence and the prohibition of the killing of sentient beings and acts of state violence supported by the Buddhist community (sangha), acts of civil violence in which monks participate,... more...

  • Buddhism for Mothersby Sarah Napthali

    Allen & Unwin 2010; US$ 18.17

    Firmly grounded in the day-to-day reality of being a mother, Buddhism for Mothers discusses Buddhist teachings as applied to the everyday challenges of bringing up children. more...

  • The Buddhist Catechismby Henry Steel Olcott

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...

  • Buddha in Your Backpackby Franz Metcalf

    Ulysses Press 2002; US$ 14.99

    A guide for navigating the teen years, Buddha in Your Backpack is for young people who want to learn more about Buddhism or for those who simply want to understand what?s going on inside themselves and in the world around them. Buddha in Your Backpack tells Buddha?s life story in a fashion teens will relate to, describing Buddha as a young rebel... more...

  • The Red Threadby Bernard Faure

    Princeton University Press 1998; US$ 55.00

    Is there a Buddhist discourse on sex? In this innovative study, Bernard Faure reveals Buddhism's paradoxical attitudes toward sexuality. His remarkably broad range covers the entire geography of this religion, and its long evolution from the time of its founder, Xvkyamuni, to the premodern age. The author's anthropological approach uncovers the inherent... more...

  • Buddhism for Parents On the Goby Sarah Napthali

    Allen & Unwin 2010; US$ 18.17

    Designed with time-poor parents in mind, an easy to digest guide to making the most of being a parent based on Buddhist principles. more...

  • Tibetan Book of the Deadby Robert Thurman

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00

    The most prominent expert on Tibetan Buddhism in the West offers a translation of this essential book of Tibetan philosophy that captures the true spirit and poetry of the original work--a profound book that reveals the nature of the mind and its manifestations and offers pure enlightenment. more...

  • The Four Global Truthsby Darrin Drda

    North Atlantic Books 2011; US$ 18.95

    With the planet increasingly threatened with catastrophe and perhaps even collapse, many seekers are looking to past, proven models to create meaningful change in their lives. One such model is Buddhism?s Four Noble Truths: the reality of suffering, the root cause of suffering, the end of suffering, and the path to the end of suffering. This fresh,... more...

  • Developments in Buddhist Thoughtby Roy C. Amore

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 32.95

    Nine Canadian scholars of Buddhism consider philosophical and cultural issues in Buddhist thought. Part I, ?On Being,? discusses the philosophical problem of Being in the school of the Middle Way, Madhyamika Buddhism, and in the Tantric School of Mahayana Buddhism. Part II, ?On the Indian Milieu,? surveys Hindu views of Buddhism and explores Buddhism?s... more...