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  • Pathways of Buddhist Thoughtby Ven Nyanaponika

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00

      Originally published in 1971. The essays in this volume cover some of the most important aspects of Buddhism and include discussion of such themes as the nature of Buddhism, Buddhist ethics and philosophical concepts, Buddhism and science, the Power of Mindfulness, Anatta and Nibbana.         more...

  • The Central Philosophy of Buddhismby T R V Murti

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00

    Originally published in 1955. The Madhyamika philosophy is, in the author?s view, the philosophy which created a revolution in Buddhism and through that in the whole range of Indian philosophy. This volume is a study of the Madhyamika philosophy in all its important aspects and is divided into three parts: Historical: this traces the origin... more...

  • Objektivität durch Asymmetrieby Markus Hahn

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 238.00

    Auf der Suche nach objektiver Wahrheit wurde in den Wissenschaften das Prinzip der Relationalität populär: Gegenstandsbereiche gleich welcher Art werden als reine Beziehungsgeflechte beschrieben, nach dem Vorbild der Mathematik (diese Notwendigkeit entstand nicht zuletzt durch die Relativitätstheorie). Um Reales theoretisch zu erfassen,... more...

  • Innovative Buddhist Womenby Karma Lekshe Tsomo

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95

    Combines the voices of scholars and practitioners in analysing Buddhist women's history. 26 articles document the lives of women who have set in motion changes within Buddhist societies, with analyses of issues such as gender, ethnicity, authority, and class that affect the lives of women in traditional Buddhist cultures and, increasingly, the west. more...

  • Buddhisms and Deconstructionsby Jin Y. Park; Robert Magliola

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 37.00

    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...

  • The Compassionate Revolutionby David Edwards

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 1998; US$ 15.99

    ; In his first book Free to be Human, David Edwards showed how the mass media, controlled by powerful business interests, distort our understanding of many personal, ethical and spiritual issues, ensuring that we remain passive, conformist and uninformed and willing to accept the irrational values of corporate consumerism. In The Compassionate Revolution... more...

  • His Holiness The 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorjeby Tsering Namgyal Khortsa

    Hay House 2013; US$ 8.95

    A fascinating and riveting life sketch of one of the most respected spiritual leaders of our times, which also delves deep into the various facets of Buddhism . . . The seventeenth Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, is the leader of the Karma Kagyu School, one of the four main schools of Tibetan Buddhism. Born in 1985 in eastern Tibet to nomadic parents,... more...

  • Theravada Buddhismby Kate Crosby

    Wiley 2013; US$ 41.95 US$ 36.36

    Theravada Buddhism provides a comprehensive introductory overview of the history, teachings, and current practice of an often misunderstood form of one of the world’s oldest religious traditions. Explores Theravada Buddhism’s origins, evolution, teachings, and practices Considers the practice of Theravada beyond Sri Lanka and Thailand,... more...

  • Death and Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhismby Tanya Zivkovic

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Contextualising the seemingly esoteric and exotic aspects of Tibetan Buddhist culture within the everyday, embodied and sensual sphere of religious praxis, this book centres on the social and religious lives of deceased Tibetan Buddhist lamas. It explores how posterior forms ? corpses, relics, reincarnations and hagiographical representations ? extend... more...

  • The Requisites of Enlightenmentby Ledi Sayadaw

    Pariyatti Publishing 2013; US$ 4.99

    In this treatise, noted Burmese scholar and monk Ledi Sayadaw explains the bodhipakkiya dhamma: the 37 requisites of enlightenment. The requisites are comprised of the four foundations of mindfulness, four right efforts, four bases of success, five controlling faculties, five mental powers, seven factors of enlightenment, and the eight factors of... more...