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  • Just One Thingby Rick Hanson

    New Harbinger Publications 2011; US$ 15.95

    Combining meditative principles with fascinating neuroscientific research, Just One Thing presents more than fifty simple practices readers can do each day to wire the brain for increased happiness, positive thinking, and wisdom. Written by Rick Hanson, author of Buddha's Brain , this pocket-sized book helps readers reap the benefits of meditation... more...

  • A History of Japanese Buddhismby Kenji Matsuo

    BRILL 2007; US$ 105.00

    First study in English on Japanese Buddhism by a distinguished scholar in the field of Religious Studies will be widely welcomed.The main focus is on the tradition of the monk (o-bo-san) as the main agent of Buddhism, together with the historical processes by which monks have developed Japanese Buddhism as it appears in the present day. more...

  • Be Free Where You Areby Thich Nhat Hanh; Sister Chan Kh?ng

    Parallax Press 2009; US$ 9.99

    "Freedom is not given to us by anyone; we have to cultivate it ourselves." —Thich Nhat Hanh This compendium of the core teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh, based on a talk given at a prison, shows how mindfulness practice can cultivate freedom no matter where you are. "This is living Buddhism at its best." — Shambhala Sun "This beautiful little compendium... more...

  • The Mind's Own Physicianby Jon Kabat-Zinn; Richard J. Davidson

    New Harbinger Publications 2012; US$ 16.95

    In Washington, DC, the Dalai Lama met with Jon Kabat-Zinn, author of Full Catastrophe Living , Richard Davidson, and other leading meditation researchers to explore the intersection between ancient meditation techniques and modern neuroscience. The result is a fascinating and revealing conversation about the potential of the human mind to heal itself... more...

  • The Noble Eightfold Pathby Bhikkhu Bodhi

    Pariyatti Publishing 2011; US$ 6.99

    This book offers a clear, concise account of the Eightfold Path prescribed to uproot and eliminate the deep underlying cause of suffering—ignorance. Each step of the path is believed to cultivate wisdom through mental training, and includes an enlightened and peaceful middle path that avoids extremes. The theoretical as well as practical angles of... more...

  • On Living Life Wellby John Ross Carter

    Pariyatti Publishing 2011; US$ 6.99

    This collection of talks by internationally known Buddhist scholars, given as part of Colgate University study-abroad programs, presents complex Buddhist insights into living life guided by the Noble Eightfold Path, and how to live more freely through it. Set in the context of Sri Lankan culture, topics include: Psychological well-beingThe basis... more...

  • Karma and Chaosby Paul R. Fleischman

    Pariyatti Publishing 2003; US$ 6.99

    These eight essays explore the interface between psychiatry, science, and the timeless teachings of the Buddha. Drawn from the personal experiences of a therapist and practitioner of Vipassana meditation, this work explores meditation?s similarities and differences with psychotherapeutic and scientific endeavors. In the title essay, parallels are... more...

  • Realizing Changeby Ian Hetherington

    Pariyatti Publishing 2011; US$ 6.99

    Featuring accounts by practitioners living everyday lives, this introduction to Vipassana meditation provides a way for readers to learn more about its benefits. Explained is what takes place before, during, and after a ten-day silent meditation retreat. Each participant follows the same discipline: silence, a basic moral code known as the five precepts,... more...

  • A Meditator's Diaryby Jane Hamilton-Merritt

    Souvenir Press 2001; US$ 14.57

    It is rare for a foreign woman to be accepted for instruction in intensive meditation in a Buddhist temple in Thailand. Jane Hamilton-Merritt writes about this experience from the inside, describing the extraordinary journey into the self, the expansion of her consciousness. In a personal account of her struggles, her fears and her experiences - some... more...

  • The Flower of Chinese Buddhismby Daisaku Ikeda; Burton Watson

    Middleway Press 2012; US$ 11.99

    Beginning with the introduction of the religion into China, this chronicle depicts the evolution of Buddhism. The career and achievements of the great Kumarajiva are investigated, exploring the famed philosophical treatises that form the core of East Asian Buddhist literature. Providing a useful and accessible introduction to the influential Tien-t?ai... more...