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  • Heartwoodby Wendy Cadge

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 30.00

    Theravada is one of the three main branches of Buddhism. In Asia it is practiced widely in Thailand, Laos, Burma, Sri Lanka, and Cambodia. This fascinating ethnography opens a window onto two communities of Theravada Buddhists in contemporary America: one outside Philadelphia that is composed largely of Thai immigrants and one outside Boston that... more...

  • Critical Terms for the Study of Buddhismby Donald S. Lopez Jr.

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 29.00

    Over the past century, Buddhism has come to be seen as a world religion, exceeding Christianity in longevity and, according to many, philosophical wisdom. Buddhism has also increasingly been described as strongly ethical, devoted to nonviolence, and dedicated to bringing an end to human suffering. And because it places such a strong emphasis on rational... more...

  • Present Moment Wonderful Momentby Thich Nhat Hanh

    ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 9.99

    Water flows over these hands May I use them skillfully to preserve our precious planet. These and other verses, or gathas, are designed to make everyday activities - such as washing the dishes, driving the car, or turning on the television - opportunities to return to a state of mindfulness. As exercises in both meditation and poetry, gathas are very... more...

  • Calming the Fearful Mindby Thich Nhat Hanh

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 9.99

    Thich Nhat Hanh explains how to find true safety in an age of terror. With simple insight, he illustrates how we can transform and uproot terrorism through the practices of compassion, deep listening, and mindful communication. This book offers key teachings to heal the misunderstandings that divide us. With his signature empathy and insight, Nhat... more...

  • Understanding Our Mindby Thich Nhat Hanh

    ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 9.99

    Understanding Our Mind is an accessible guide for anyone who is curious about the inner workings of the mind. Originally released as Transformation at the Base, a finalist for the 2001 Nautilus Award, this seminal work on Buddhist applied psychology features a new introduction by Dharma teacher Reb Anderson. Understanding Our Mind is based on fifty... more...

  • Worlds in Harmonyby The Dalai Lama

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 9.99

    The Dalai Lama represents a great culture centered on a wisdom tradition that has survived intact into modern times. And the fragility of our times is demonstrated by the fact that even that culture survives only in exile. Science and technology have brought immense control over nature, but power without wisdom is dangerous. We need to balance our... more...

  • Zen Baggageby Red Pine

    Counterpoint 2009; US$ 25.99

    In the spring of 2006, Bill Porter traveled through the heart of China, from Beijing to Hong Kong, on a pilgrimage to sites associated with the first six patriarchs of Zen. Zen Baggage is an account of that journey. He weaves together historical background, interviews with Zen masters, and translations of the earliest known records of Zen, along... more...

  • Nirvanaby Steven Collins

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 24.00

    An introduction to the Buddhist concept of nirvana, offering its own interpretations of key texts and translations for non-specialist readers. more...

  • The Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Wayby Nagarjuna; Jay L. Garfield

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 12.99

    The Buddhist saint N=ag=arjuna, who lived in South India in approximately the second century CE, is the most important, influential, and widely studied Mah=ay=ana Buddhist philosopher. Garfield presents a superb translation of the Tibetan text of M?lamadhyamikak=arik=a in its entirety, and a commentary reflecting the Tibetan tradition through which... more...

  • Dhammapadaby Anonymous

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    Dhammapada, a collection of verses; being one of the canonical books of the Buddhists Translated from Pali by F. Max MullerThe Dhammapada is a versified Buddhist scripture traditionally ascribed to the Buddha himself. It is one of the best-known texts from the Theravada canon.— Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. more...