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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
The vast majority of books on Buddhism describe the Buddha using the word enlightened, rather than awakened. This bias has resulted in Buddhism becoming generally perceived as the eponymous religion of enlightenment. Beyond Enlightenment is a sophisticated study of some of the underlying assumptions involved in the study of Buddhism (especially,... more...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 52.99
What happens when the Dalai Lama meets with five leading physicists and a historian? This book documents their discussions about theoretical quantum physics and Buddhist philosophy. This book is a contribution to the science-religion interface, and a useful explanation of our basic understanding of quantum reality. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00
According to the Buddha, the path of kindness is the path of happiness. Now Sylvia Boorstein, nationally bestselling author of It?s Easier Than You Think , has taken the 2500-year-old practice of developing the qualities of a compassionate heart?the core of the Buddha?s own practice?and made it accessible to all. Pay Attention for Goodness? Sake... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 158.00
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...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 19.99
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...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.95
The Lotus Still Blooms is the ideal book for every reader who would like to understand Buddhist principles, but doesn?t know where to start. Eastern wisdom traditions are often baffling for Western minds ? where to begin in uncovering the often complicated steps, precepts, concepts and ideas? Aimed at people who are curious about Buddhism and want... more...