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  • Nirvana and Other Buddhist Felicitiesby Steven Collins

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 84.00 US$ 68.88

    Examines the meaning of 'nirvana' and discusses Buddhist utopias, textuality and world history. more...

  • The Way and the Mountainby Marco Pallis

    World Wisdom 2008; US$ 9.99

    The Way and the Mountain is a selection of Marco Pallis? most important writings on Tibetan Buddhism. He provides the keen observations of a Westerner as he makes sense of spiritual practices, moral systems, modes of dress, and other traditions that are often hard to understand unless described by an open and seeking soul. more...

  • A Buddhist Spectrumby Marco Pallis

    World Wisdom 2010; US$ 9.99

    Essays distilling a lifetime of thought and practice by one of the earliest explorers of both the physical landscape of Tibet as well as it Vajrayana tradition. more...

  • Critical Buddhismby Mr James Mark Shields

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the relative calm world of Japanese Buddhist scholarship was thrown into chaos with the publication of several works by Buddhist scholars Hakamaya Noriaki and Matsumoto Shiro, dedicated to the promotion of something they called Critical Buddhism (hihan bukkyo). In their quest to re-establish a "true" - rational,... more...

  • Wrestling The Dragonby G Naher; Gaby Naher

    Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 15.50

    He's master of the PlayStation, he listens to rap music, he writes poetry and, in his eighteen-year-old hands, may hold the future of the Tibetan people. He is Ogyen Trinley Dorje, a Tibetan lama and the seventeenth incarnation of the Karmapa (third in line to the Dalai Lama). When he was fourteen, Ugyen fled Tibet and began his journey into exile... more...

  • "The Tibetan Book of the Dead"by Jr. Donald S. Lopez

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 19.95 US$ 15.96

    The Tibetan Book of the Dead is the most famous Buddhist text in the West, having sold more than a million copies since it was first published in English in 1927. Carl Jung wrote a commentary on it, Timothy Leary redesigned it as a guidebook for an acid trip, and the Beatles quoted Leary's version in their song "Tomorrow Never Knows."... more...

  • Open Secretby Wu-wei Wei

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1970; US$ 21.00

    An essential work by the mysterious Wei Wu Wei. more...

  • Beyond Happinessby Gay Watson

    Karnac Books 2008; US$ 25.95

    Contemporary mind sciences are revealing facts about the brain and its development that have much to teach us about health and happiness. For a greater part of the twentieth century, psychology and psychotherapy had little to say to one another. Despite Freud's early wish to consider psychoanalysis a science, academic psychology had scant time for... more...

  • Into the Heart of Lifeby Tenzin Palmo

    Allen & Unwin 2011; US$ 22.72

    One of the most inspiring teachers of Tibetan Buddhism shares important teachings on compassion and enlightenment from this ancient wisdom tradition. more...

  • Don't Just Do Something, Sit Thereby Sylvia Boorstein

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 7.74

    Get away from doing and into being with this lively, down-to-earth guide to your own meditation retreat by beloved mindfulness meditation teacher Sylvia Boorstein. Presenting what Jon Kabat-Zinn has called "endearingly personal mindfulness wisdom," she offers a three-day retreat plan accompanied by timeless lessons -- always grounded in real life... more...