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  • 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...

  • 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 Linji Lu and the Creation of Chan Orthodoxyby Albert Welter

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 77.99 US$ 67.07

    The Linji lu , or Record of Linji, ranks among the most famous and influential texts of the Chan and Zen traditions. Ostensibly containing the teachings of the Tang dynasty figure Linji Yixuan, the text has generally been accepted at face value, as reliable records of the teachings of this historical figure.In this book, Albert Welter offers the first... 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...

  • Just One Thingby Rick Hanson

    New Harbinger Publications 2011; US$ 15.95

    Combining meditative principles with fascinating neuroscientific research, Just One Thing presents more than fifty simple practices readers can do each day to wire the brain for increased happiness, positive thinking, and wisdom. Written by Rick Hanson, author of Buddha's Brain , this pocket-sized book helps readers reap the benefits of meditation... more...

  • A History of Japanese Buddhismby Kenji Matsuo

    BRILL 2007; US$ 105.00

    First study in English on Japanese Buddhism by a distinguished scholar in the field of Religious Studies will be widely welcomed.The main focus is on the tradition of the monk (o-bo-san) as the main agent of Buddhism, together with the historical processes by which monks have developed Japanese Buddhism as it appears in the present day. more...

  • What Would the Buddha Recycle?by Rosemary Roberts

    F+W Media 2009; US$ 11.95 US$ 9.80

    If the Buddha were alive today, he'd be the living embodiment of green living. He'd be collecting cans on the freeway, riding his bike to work, and replacing all his light bulbs--one little satori at a time. In this book you can channel His Holiness, reduce your footprint, and experience little Aha! moments when you Eat mindfully and lose the meat... more...

  • Karma and Chaosby Paul R. Fleischman

    Pariyatti Publishing 2003; US$ 6.99

    These eight essays explore the interface between psychiatry, science, and the timeless teachings of the Buddha. Drawn from the personal experiences of a therapist and practitioner of Vipassana meditation, this work explores meditation?s similarities and differences with psychotherapeutic and scientific endeavors. In the title essay, parallels are... more...

  • Realizing Changeby Ian Hetherington

    Pariyatti Publishing 2011; US$ 6.99

    Featuring accounts by practitioners living everyday lives, this introduction to Vipassana meditation provides a way for readers to learn more about its benefits. Explained is what takes place before, during, and after a ten-day silent meditation retreat. Each participant follows the same discipline: silence, a basic moral code known as the five precepts,... more...

  • 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...