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- Princeton University Press 1998; US$ 55.00 US$ 44.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Aeon Books 2008; US$ 71.95
The very idea that the teachings can be mastered will arouse controversy within Buddhist circles. Even so, Ingram insists that enlightenment is an attainable goal, once our fanciful notions of it are stripped away, and we have learned to use meditation as a method for examining reality rather than an opportunity to wallow in self-absorbed mind-noise.... more...
- Templeton Press 2008; US$ 9.99
Tibetan Buddhism and Modern Physics: Toward a Union of Love and Knowledge addresses the complex issues of dialogue and collaboration between Buddhism and science, revealing connections and differences between the two. While assuming no technical background in Buddhism or physics, this book strongly responds to the Dalai Lama?s ?heartfelt plea? for... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 11.24
Using delightful and deceptively powerful stories from everyday experiences, beloved Buddhist teacher Sylvia Boorstein demystifies spirituality, charts the path to happiness through the Buddha's basic teachings, shows how to eliminate hindrances to clear seeing, and develops a realistic course toward wisdom and compassion. A wonderfully engaging guide,... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 16.99
Buddhism Plain and Simple offers a clear, straightforward treatise on Buddhism in general and on awareness in particular. When Buddha was asked to sum up his teaching in a single world, he said, "Awareness." The Buddha taught how to see directly into the nature of experience. His observations and insights are plain, practical, and down-to-earth,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 209.00
This book promotes the core value-choices of Buddhism: happiness, peace and permanence as a new path for businesses. Unlike Western economic models, the book proposes a model of peace, permanence and personal relationship, leading to a sustainable business. more...