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  • Being Human in a Buddhist Worldby Janet Gyatso

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 44.99

    Critically exploring scientific thought and its relation to religion in traditional Tibetan medicine, Being Human expands our sense of Tibetan cultural history, unpacking the intersection of early modern sensibilities and religious ideals during the time of the Fifth Dalai Lama. Studying the adaptation of Buddhist concepts and values to medical concerns,... more...

  • Beginning Anewby Sister Chân Không; Thich Nhat Hanh

    Parallax Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    In Beginning Anew , Sister Chân Không shares a concrete, four-part process that can help anyone clear up misunderstandings, communicate more honestly and openly with the people around them, and heal relationships. Thousands have been introduced to the beginning anew practice at the retreats led worldwide each year by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. ... more...

  • Der Buddhismusby Helwig Schmidt-Glintzer

    C.H. Beck 2015; US$ 8.52

    Der Buddhismus ist seit mehr als zweitausend Jahren eine der großen geistigen Bewegungen in den Kulturen Asiens und übt heute weltweit eine ungebrochene Faszination aus. Das Buch stellt den Buddhismus in seiner historischen Entwicklung und vielfältigen Auffächerung dar und endet mit der Aufnahme des Buddhismus in der westlichen Welt.   Biographische... more...

  • Happinessby Matthieu Ricard

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2015; US$ 7.28

    Although we are materially better off than ever before, surveys show that we are depressed and listless. In his revolutionary book, Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard shows that happiness is not just an emotion, but a skill that can be developed. Free of jargon, Happiness contains simple exercises that will train the mind to recognize and pursue happiness... more...

  • How to Loveby Thich Nhat Hanh; Jason DeAntonis

    Parallax Press 2014; US$ 6.99

    How to Love is the third title in Parallax?s Mindfulness Essentials Series of how-to titles by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, introducing beginners and reminding seasoned practitioners of the essentials of mindfulness practice. This time Nhat Hanh brings his signature clarity, compassion, and humor to the thorny question of how to love. He distills... more...

  • Tibetan Buddhism in Diasporaby Ana Cristina O. Lopes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The imperialist ambitions of China ? which invaded Tibet in the late 1940s ? have sparked the spectacular spread of Tibetan Buddhism worldwide, and especially in western countries. This work is a study on the malleability of a particular Buddhist tradition; on its adaptability in new contexts. The book analyses the nature of the Tibetan Buddhism... more...

  • Paving the Great Wayby Jonathan Gold

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 54.99

    The Indian Buddhist philosopher Vasubandhu (fourth–fifth century C.E.) is known for his critical contribution to Buddhist Abhidharma thought, his turn to the Mahayana tradition, and his concise, influential Yogacara-Vijñanavada texts. Paving the Great Way reveals another dimension of his legacy: his integration of several seemingly incompatible intellectual... more...

  • Guru's Heart Practicesby Padmasambhava; Chokgyur Lingpa; Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo

    Rangjung Yeshe Publications 2014; US$ 12.99

    Guru?s Heart Practice contains the essential texts for the Guru practices of Padmasambhava, according to the Dispeller of Obtacles? cycle These unique hidden treasures are a revelation with a rich history. This extensive cycle contains teachings and practices for the preliminaries up to and including Dzogchen. Linking to a fresh treasure has the power... more...

  • Nobody Homeby Gary Snyder; Julia Martin

    Trinity University Press 2014; US$ 17.95

    In this thoughtful, affectionate collection of interviews and letters spanning three decades, beloved poet Gary Snyder talks with South African writer and scholar Julia Martin. Over this period many things changed decisively—globally, locally, and in their personal lives—and these changing conditions provide the back story for a long conversation.... more...

  • Women in P?li Buddhismby Pascale Engelmajer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The P?li tradition presents a diverse and often contradictory picture of women. This book examines women?s roles as they are described in the P?li canon and its commentaries. Taking into consideration the wider socio-religious context and drawing from early brahmanical literature and epigraphical findings, it contrasts these descriptions with the... more...