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  • The Heart of Understandingby Thich Nhat Hanh

    Parallax Press 2009; US$ 6.99

    Comprised of only 632 Chinese characters, the Heart Sutra is Buddhism in a nutshell. Despite its brevity, this powerful work covers more of the Buddha?s teachings than any other scripture, and its influence is more profound and wide-reaching than any other text in Buddhism. Thich Nhat Hanh?s translation and commentary is regarded as the most simple,... more...

  • Head, Eyes, Flesh, Bloodby Reiko Ohnuma

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 59.99

    Head, Eyes, Flesh, and Blood is the first comprehensive study of a central narrative theme in premodern South Asian Buddhist literature: the Buddha's bodily self-sacrifice during his previous lives as a bodhisattva. Conducting close readings of stories from Sanskrit, Pali, Chinese, and Tibetan literature written between the third century B.C.E.... more...

  • Courtesans and Tantric Consortsby Serinity Young

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 38.95

    In Courtesans and Tantric Consorts , Serinity Young takes the reader on a journey through more than 2000 years of Buddhist history, revealing the colourful mosaic of beliefs that inform Buddhist views about gender and sexuality. more...

  • Buddhist Meditationby Sarah Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    Meditative practice lies at the heart of the Buddhist tradition. This introductory anthology gives a representative sample of the various kinds of meditations described in the earliest body of Buddhist scripture, the Pali canon. more...

  • The Buddhist Forum, Vol. IIby T. Skorupski

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 93.95

    First Published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Buddhist Forum, Vol. IVby T. Skorupski

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 93.95

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Buddhist Studies from India to Americaby Damien Keown

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    Ranging from ancient India to modern America, the collection of essays in this book cover the four main areas of Charles Prebish's work: Vinaya studies and ethics, history of Buddhist schools, Western Buddhism and Interreligious dialogue. more...

  • A Popular Dictionary of Buddhismby Christmas Humphreys

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 60.95

    A dictionary and a glossary of terms plus brief biographies of eminent Buddhists and scholars from both East and West. more...

  • Power, Wealth and Women in Indian Mahayana Buddhismby Douglas Osto

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95

    This book presents the most detailed and theoretically sophisticated study of the important Mahayana Buddhist scripture Gandavyuha-sutra. The author puts forward a new approach to the study of Mahayana Buddhist sources, the ?systems approach?, by which literature is viewed as embedded in a social system, and he analyses the key themes of power, wealth... more...

  • Sayings of the Buddhaby Rupert Gethin

    Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 8.99

    This edition offers a new translation of a selection of the Buddha's most important sayings reflecting the full variety of material: biography of the Buddha, narrative, myth, short sayings, philosophical discourse, instruction on morality, meditation, and the spiritual life. It provides an excellent introduction to Buddhist scripture. - ;'As... more...