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  • Buddhismby Daisaku Ikeda; Burton Watson

    Middleway Press 2012; US$ 11.99

    Beginning with the events immediately following the dark days after the death of Shakyamuni and continuing over a period of 1,000 years, this dynamic tome covers a vast and complex series of events and developments in the history of Buddhism. Through a thorough examination of its early development in India, a new light is cast on little-known aspects... more...

  • Buddhismby Nancy Wilson Ross

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 12.95

    Explains the origins, development and basic principles of the religion followed by nearly one-quarter of the people on earth. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • The Buddha and His Religionby J. Barthélemy Saint-Hilaire

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    First published in 1914, this is a fascinating investigation of the origins of Buddhism, drawing on a wealth of evidence relating to the life and teachings of the Buddha. First considering how the study of the Buddhist doctrine can be used to critique religious systems such as Christianity, Barthélemy Saint-Hilaire proceeds to discuss Buddhism at... more...

  • Buddhismus als Religion und Philosophieby Karsten Schmidt

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 33.47

    In den letzten 100 Jahren hat der Buddhismus zusammen mit anderen asiatischen und indischen Traditionen in steigendem Maße in Europa und Amerika an Präsenz gewonnen. Begriffe wie Nirvana, Karma oder Vorstellungen über Wiedergeburt haben längst Eingang gefunden in den Formenbestand westlicher Welt- und Daseinserschließung, werden allerdings oft nicht... more...

  • Buddhismusby Peter Gäng

    Campus Verlag 2002; US$ 12.67

    Der Buddhismus ist nicht nur Religion, er ist auch Psychologie und Philosophie. Achtsamkeit, präzises Beobachten, Nachdenken und Erkennen spielen eine große Rolle auf dem Weg des Menschen zum Erwachen. Der buddhistischen Lehre zufolge ist die Wirklichkeit »leer«. Erst im Bewusstsein entsteht die Konstruktion einer in Ich und Andere gespaltenen Welt.... more...

  • Buddhism For Dummiesby Jonathan Landaw; Stephan Bodian; ; Gudrun hnemann

    Wiley 2011; US$ 17.59

    Your hands-on guide to this widely practiced and ancient religion Buddhism, one of the world's most widely practiced religions, is a fascinating yet complex eastern religion that is rapidly spreading throughout western civilization. What does it mean to be a Buddhist? What are the fundamental beliefs and history behind this religion? Buddhism For... more...

  • Buddhismby Leslie D. Alldritt

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 35.00

    Examines the faith founded by Siddhartha Gautama, which is now being embraced by people around the world. more...

  • Unmasking Buddhismby Bernard Faure

    John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2009; US$ 93.95

    An ideal introduction to Buddhism for anyone who has unanswered questions about one of the world's largest and most popular religions. A fascinating, short book that challenges us to strip away existing preconceptions we may have about Buddhism Considers questions such as: Can we talk of Buddhism as a unified religion or are there many Buddhisms?... more...

  • Enlightenment To Goby David Michie

    Allen & Unwin 2010; US$ 24.53

    An insightful exploration of the traditional Buddhist teachings on compassion, showing how we can apply them in our busy contemporary lives. From the bestselling author of Buddhism For Busy People . more...

  • Essential Buddhismby Diane Morgan

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 45.00

    Buddhism is one of the world's most powerful religious traditions. It is now the third-most-practiced religion in the United States, with about 2.4 million adherents. What is it about this faith that appeals to so many raised in other traditions? Can it really, as this author claims, reveal the sound of one hand clapping? more...