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- 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...
- Pariyatti Publishing 2013; US$ 6.99
This collection brings the writings and teachings of Sayagyi U Ba Khin?the teacher of S. N. Goenka?together under one cover, with biographical information and a commentary by Goenka. The story of U Ba Khin and his teaching of the Dhamma is set in context through an extensive interview with S. N. Goenka, conducted by Pierluigi Confalonieri, who also... more...
- Rodmell Press 2013; US$ 14.95
The truth is that after all the bliss, emptiness, and generalized euphoria we might be lucky enough to experience at some point along our spiritual path, what?s left are the karmic knots of conditioning that still need unraveling if we are going to be of any genuine help to anybody. Untying them is the work of spiritual warriors, that is, all of us.... more...
- Parallax Press 2009; US$ 6.99
On an island in Vietnam, a monk lives in a coconut tree, eating its fruit and playing with his friends, a cat and a mouse. All the while, a war is raging. One day, the monk decides to visit his country?s president. After all, if a man, a cat, and a mouse can live in harmony, why can?t a nation? But the hostile guards at the presidential palace throw... more...
- Rodmell Press 2005; US$ 14.95
Compassion in the face of pain, anguish, or unspeakable evil often produces confusion and bewilderment: How can someone endure such unjust suffering with such calm? Wouldn't it be more natural, and more proper, to not be calm at all? In Compassion , Christina Feldman draws over 30 years of experience as a Buddhist to explain how ordinary people are... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 1998; US$ 15.74
; 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...
- Temple University Press 2015; US$ 29.95
The Wat Thai Buddhist Temple in Silicon Valley was founded in 1983 by a group of predominantly middle-class men and women with different ethnic and racial identities. The temple, which functions as a religious, social, economic, educational, and cultural hub, has become a place for the community members to engage in spiritual and cultural practices.... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Parallax Press 2009; US$ 12.99
When Thich Nhat Hanh was a 24-year-old monk, he fell desperately in love with a nun of 20. He couldn?t sleep, and stayed up all night writing poetry. This book taps that experience in an ambitious double narrative that interweaves his memories of that first love with how it was transmuted into boddhichitta with a thoughtful study of the Mahayana... more...