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- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 24.00
Though contemporary European philosophy and critical theory have long had a robust engagement with Christianity, there has been no similar engagement with Buddhism?a surprising lack, given Buddhism?s global reach and obvious affinities with much of Continental philosophy. This volume fills that gap, focusing on ?nothing??essential to Buddhism, of... more...
- F+W Media 2015; US$ 13.99 US$ 11.47
Your concise guide to Buddhism, mindfulness, and meditation! The Everything Essential Buddhism Book is your beginner's guide to the Buddhist principles of nonviolence, mindfulness, and self-awareness. Learn about the deceptively simple truths of this enigmatic religion, including: The life of Buddha and his continuing influence throughout the... 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...
- 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...
- 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 2014; US$ 54.95
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, BarthÚlemy Saint-Hilaire proceeds to discuss Buddhism at... 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...
- 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...
- 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...