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  • A Meditator's Diaryby Jane Hamilton-Merritt

    Souvenir Press 2001; US$ 19.99

    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...

  • Advice On Dyingby Dalai Lama

    Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 12.68

    In this ground-breaking book, the Dalai Lama advises us to gain familiarity with the process and practices of death so that, when we are physically weak, our minds can still be focussed in the right direction, and in the right manner. Advice on Dying cautions us not to fall under the influence of the mistaken belief of permanence. We should not think... more...

  • Lighting the Pathby Nigel Peace

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 9.49

    The I Ching is a source of practical and spiritual guidance for everyone. This companion book offers clear and down-to-earth advice in everyday language , with many true examples, on how to consult the oracle and understand its responses. more...

  • World Conqueror and World Renouncerby S. J. Tambiah

    Cambridge University Press 1977; US$ 66.00

    This is the first comprehensive and authoritative work on the relationship between Buddhism and the polity in Thailand. more...

  • Kuan-yinby Chün-fang Yü

    Columbia University Press 2000; US$ 44.99

    By far one of the most important objects of worship in the Buddhist traditions, the bodhisattva Avalokitesvara is regarded as the embodiment of compassion. He has been widely revered throughout the Buddhist countries of Asia since the early centuries of the Common Era. While he was closely identified with the royalty in South and Southeast Asia,... more...

  • Tibetan Renaissanceby Ronald M. Davidson

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 44.99

    How did a society on the edge of collapse and dominated by wandering bands of armed men give way to a vibrant Buddhist culture, led by yogins and scholars? Ronald M. Davidson explores how the translation and spread of esoteric Buddhist texts dramatically shaped Tibetan society and led to its rise as the center of Buddhist culture throughout Asia,... more...

  • Sacred Economiesby Michael J. Walsh

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 54.99

    Buddhist monasteries in medieval China employed a variety of practices to ensure their ascendancy and survival. Most successful was the exchange of material goods for salvation, as in the donation of land, which allowed monks to spread their teachings throughout China. By investigating a variety of socioeconomic spaces produced and perpetuated by... more...

  • The Essence Of Wisdomby The Dalai Lama

    Little, Brown Book Group 2012; US$ 4.99

    His Holiness The Dalai Lama's indispensible advice for achieving wisdom, balance and happiness. more...

  • The Zen Impulse and the Psychoanalytic Encounterby Paul C. Cooper

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 45.95

    Although psychoanalysis and Zen Buddhism derive from theoretical and philosophical assumptions worlds apart, both experientially-based traditions share at their heart a desire for the understanding, development, and growth of the human experience. Paul Cooper utilizes detailed clinical vignettes to contextualize the implications of Zen Buddhism in... more...

  • The Discourse Summariesby S. N. Goenka

    Pariyatti Publishing 2000; US$ 6.99

    The 11 discourses in this volume provide a broad overview of the teachings of Buddha to help meditators understand what to do and why, so they work in the proper way and achieve the proper results. more...