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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95
The Buddhist field of knowledge is now so vast that few can master all of it, and the study and application of its principles must be a matter of choice. One may choose the magnificent moral philosophy of Theravada, the oldest school, or the Zen training of Japan; or special themes such as the doctrine of No-self, the Mahayana emphasis on compassion... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 38.99
Buddhisms and Deconstructions considers the connection between Buddhism and Derridean deconstruction, focusing on the work of Robert Magliola. Fourteen distinguished contributors discuss deconstruction and various Buddhisms?Indian, Tibetan, and Chinese (Chan)?followed by an afterword in which Magliola responds directly to his critics. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
This is a semiotic study of a corpus of texts that KumÔrajţva (344-413 CE), ParamÔrtha (499~569 CE) and Xuanzang (599~664 CE) transmitted from India to China, featuring a critical reading of the Dazhidu Lun (T1509, MahÔ-Praj˝ÔpÔramitÔ-upade˙a-┌Ôstra), San Wuxing Lun (T1617, Try-asvabhÔva-prakara.na), and Guangbai Lun (T1571, Catu.h˙ataka-˙Ôstra-kÔrika).... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 31.95
Buddhist Thought guides the reader towards a richer understanding of the central concepts of classical Indian Buddhist thought, from the time of Buddha, to the latest scholarly perspectives and controversies. Abstract and complex ideas are made understandable by the authors' lucid style. Of particular interest is the up-to-date survey of Buddhist... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 9.99
This "Very Short Introduction" introduces the reader to the teachings of the Buddha and to the integration of Buddhism into daily life. It explores the distinctive features of Buddhism; how Buddhist thought has developed over the centuries; and how dilemmas can be faced from a Buddhist perspective. more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99
Krishnamurti is a leading spiritual teacher of our century. In The First and Last Freedom he cuts away symbols and false associations in the search for pure truth and perfect freedom. Through discussions on suffering, fear, gossip, sex and other topics, Krishnamurti?s quest becomes the readers, an undertaking of tremendous significance. more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 3.99
Introducing Buddhism is a classic, authoritative collection of essays on Buddhism It expresses the author's desire to write a comprehensive book on Buddhism from withina book that will lead the reader to an understanding of Buddhism as it existed in the past and continues to exist today. In order to accomplish his purposes, he deals with his... more...
- Osho Media International 2014; US$ 7.99
The Heart Sutra, originally a very short set of verses, was given in privacy. It was a message to one of Buddha?s close disciples, Sariputra, and was specifically addressed to him.áOver time, the Heart Sutra became one of Buddhism's core teachings. In these ten talks Osho presents the powerful message of these ancient wordsáand brings them to a modern... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2013; US$ 8.11
Learn in a week, remember for a lifetime!. In just one week, this accessible book will give you knowledge to last forever. End of chapter summaries and multiple choice questions are all designed to help you test your knowledge and gain confidence. So whether you are a student or you simply want to widen your knowledge, you will find this seven-day... more...
- Trinity University Press 2014; US$ 17.99
In this thoughtful, affectionate collection of interviews and letters spanning three decades, beloved poet Gary Snyder talks with South African writer and scholar Julia Martin. Over this period many things changed decisivelyglobally, locally, and in their personal livesand these changing conditions provide the back story for a long conversation. It... more...