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- 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$ 138.52
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...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95
?The natural sympathy and understanding of people everywheremust be the soil in which the new humanism can thrive.?For Daisaku Ikeda, whose words these are, education has long been one of the fundamental priorities of his work and teaching. His emphasis on the intellectual legacy bequeathed to humanity by the great teachers of civilization is in this... more...
- New Harbinger Publications 2011; US$ 17.95
In Buddha's Way of Happiness , mindfulness expert Thomas Bien invites us to view happiness as a state that is always available to us, provided we know how to move past the barriers that keep us feeling stressed and unhappy. Bien identifies the six most common obstacles that keep us from joyful living and shows how to change our perception of everyday... more...
- New Harbinger Publications 2012; US$ 24.95
In Washington, DC, the Dalai Lama met with Jon Kabat-Zinn, author of Full Catastrophe Living , Richard Davidson, and other leading meditation researchers to explore the intersection between ancient meditation techniques and modern neuroscience. The result is a fascinating and revealing conversation about the potential of the human mind to heal itself... more...
- Columbia University Press 2003; US$ 39.99
Buddhism and Science brings together distinguished philosophers, Buddhist scholars, physicists, and cognitive scientists to examine the contrasts and connections between the worlds of Western science and Eastern spirituality. This compilation was inspired by a suggestion made by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, himself one of the contributors, after... more...
- Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 26.99
B. Alan Wallace, renowned Buddhist scholar, integrates the contemplative methodologies of Buddhism and Western science into a single discipline: contemplative science. The science of consciousness investigates the mind through Buddhist contemplative techniques, such as shamatha , an organized, detailed system of training the attention. Just as... more...
- Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 59.99
Philosophical arguments for and against the existence of God have been crucial to Euro-American and South Asian philosophers for over a millennium. Critical to the history of philosophy in India, were the centuries-long arguments between Buddhist and Hindu philosophers about the existence of a God-like being called Isvara and the religious epistemology... more...
- Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 17.99
Renowned Buddhist philosopher B. Alan Wallace reasserts the power of shamatha and vipashyana, traditional Buddhist meditations, to clarify the mind's role in the natural world. Raising profound questions about human nature, free will, and experience versus dogma, Wallace challenges the claim that consciousness is nothing more than an emergent property... more...