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  • Both Sides of the Circleby Christmas Humphreys

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 46.95

    First published in 1978, Christmas Humphrey?s autobiography presents the fascinating history of a life rich and varied in both private and in public. Spanning seven decades it touches on many events of historical interest in which he was personally involved. Among them the abdication of Edward VIII, the Japanese War Trials and his time with the Dalai... more...

  • Die Erleuchtung des Nordensby Christian Streif

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 35.96

    Sengzhao (374-414) und sein berühmtes Werk, das ?Bore wuzhi lun? (?Abhandlung über die prajña, die nicht etwas zu erkennen bedeutet?), werden von der modernen Forschung als bedeutender Beitrag zur Entwicklung des buddhistischen Denkens in China betrachtet. Doch trotz dieses hohen Stellenwerts wurde das ?Bore wuzhi lun? bislang nicht vor seinem damaligen... more...

  • The Social Life of Tibetan Biographyby Amy Holmes-Tagchungdarpa

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99

    The Social Life of Tibetan Biography outlines the growth of the Buddhist tradition of the Tibetan teacher Tokden Shakya Shri (1853?1919) through charting his biographical tradition and its influence on the development of his community. Tokden Shakya Shri?s tradition is an important exemplar of interpersonal exchange on the margins between East... more...

  • The Birth of Insightby Erik Braun

    University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 45.00

    Insight meditation, which claims to offer practitioners a chance to escape all suffering by perceiving the true nature of reality, is one of the most popular forms of meditation today. The Theravada Buddhist cultures of South and Southeast Asia often see it as the Buddha?s most important gift to humanity. In the first book to examine how this practice... more...

  • Omori Sogenby Dogen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • What the Buddha Never Taughtby Tim Ward

    John Hunt Publishing 2013; US$ 15.99

    A humorous behind-the-robes account of life in a Thai forest monastery. A cult classic. more...

  • Verdades sobre el Tíbet, los dalái lamas y el budismoby Bernard Baudouin

    De Vecchi Ediciones 2012; US$ 4.87

    El dalái lama, el más alto líder espiritual del pueblo tibetano, era también, hasta 1959 (fecha de la ocupación por parte de China), el principal responsable político del Tíbet. Elevada figura del budismo, es considerado la manifestación del Buda de la Compasión, reencarnado para servir a las personas. De hecho, su cargo significa "Océano de Sabiduría"... more...

  • Locations of Buddhismby Anne M. Blackburn

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 36.00

    Modernizing and colonizing forces brought nineteenth-century Sri Lankan Buddhists both challenges and opportunities. How did Buddhists deal with social and economic change; new forms of political, religious, and educational discourse; and Christianity?  And how did Sri Lankan Buddhists, collaborating with other Asian Buddhists, respond to... more...

  • Beyond the Selfby Thich Nhat Hanh

    Parallax Press 2010; US$ 9.95

    One of the Buddha's most central ideas is the importance of transcending “either/or” thinking to avoid the trap of extremist views. In Beyond the Self Thich Nhat Hanh suggests that we can find tranquility by embracing all aspects of life, instead of focusing on what we like and dislike. The book contains Nhat Hanh's original translation... more...

  • A Rose for Your Pocketby Thich Nhat Hanh

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 9.99

    The thought ''mother'' cannot be separated from that of ''love.'' Without love, a child cannot flower and an adult cannot mature. Without love, we weaken and wither. —Thich Nhat Hanh, from A Rose for Your Pocket Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh leads us to a new and deeper appreciation of motherhood. Using... more...