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  • Ethical Principles and Economic Transformation - A Buddhist Approachby Laszlo Zsolnai

    Springer 2011; US$ 179.00

    Buddhism points out that emphasizing individuality and promoting the greatest fulfillment of the desires of the individual conjointly lead to destruction. The book promotes the basic value-choices of Buddhism, namely happiness, peace and permanence. Happiness research convincingly shows that not material wealth but the richness of personal relationships... more...

  • Modern Egyptby Arthur Goldschmidt Jr

    Westview Press 2004; US$ 39.00

    This book is centered on Egypt's relatively early development as a nation and as a state and is written in language readily understandable to students or adult readers without prior background in Egyptian history, society, and culture. more...

  • New Humanism, Aby Daisaku Ikeda

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 18.00

    ?The natural sympathy and understanding of people everywheremust be the soil in which the new humanism can thrive.?_x000D_ _x000D_ 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... more...

  • Peace Begins Hereby Thich Nhat Hanh

    Parallax Press 2004; US$ 9.99

    In Peace Begins Here, Nobel Peace Prize nominee and Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh demonstrates how a real peace process is based on spiritual, not political, strength. He offers the idea that peace in oneself is the basis of peace in the family, society, and the world. Based on an ongoing Buddhist retreat project for Israelis and Palestinians, this... more...

  • The Buddha's Way of Happinessby Thomas Bien; Lama Surya Das

    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...

  • The Buddha Taught Nonviolence, Not Pacifismby Paul R. Fleischman

    Pariyatti Publishing 2002; US$ 6.99

    In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of September 11, this thought-provoking essay explores the Buddha's teaching to find one prescription: not war, not pacifism but nonviolence. more...

  • Mindfulness in the Marketplaceby Allan Hunt Badiner; Julia Butterfly Hill

    Parallax Press 2009; US$ 6.99

    Mindfulness in the Marketplace suggests a reorientation of consumers from passive purchasers to aware, responsible citizens who see the dynamic connection between their purchases and their values. The Middle Path of Buddhism is not to avoid all consumption, but to consume mindfully in a manner that protects ourselves and all living systems. This anthology... more...

  • Worlds in Harmonyby The Dalai Lama; Daniel Goleman

    Parallax Press 2009; US$ 6.99

    One of the Dalai Lama?s most striking qualities is his genuine interest in Western scientific and social thought. He firmly believes that if Buddhism is to have relevance today, it must be flexible and dynamic, able to take in new ideas and adapt to new situations. In Worlds in Harmony, he combines timeless Buddhist teachings with modern Western... more...

  • Contemplative Scienceby B. Alan Wallace; Brian Hodel

    Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 24.99

    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...

  • Against a Hindu Godby Parimal G. Patil

    Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 54.99

    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...