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- Parallax Press 2009; US$ 9.99
Freedom Wherever We Go takes the centuries-old Buddhist monastic guidelines of conduct (Pratimoksha) and updates them for the twenty-first century. "The Buddha," Thich Nhat Hanh says, "needs courageous disciples to make this revolutionary step." The Pratimoksha can be seen as the Buddhist equivalent to the rules of St. Benedict. Each rule has mindfulness... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 64.99
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...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 9.99
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...
- Parallax Press 2009; US$ 6.99
One of the Buddha's most central ideas is the importance of transcending ?either/or? thinking to avoid the trap of extremist views. In Beyond the Self Thich Nhat Hanh suggests that we can find tranquility by embracing all aspects of life, instead of focusing on what we like and dislike. The book contains Nhat Hanh's original translation of the Sutra... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2011; US$ 15.95
Freeing the Heart and Mind perfect introduction to the basic teachings of Buddhism, wisdom, compassion, and liberation for all beings. Learning about Buddhism is a gradual process, a process that lasts a lifetime and is deeply rooted in tradition and personal experience. Sakya Trizin expertly presents the essential Buddhist teachings of the four... more...
- Parallax Press 2011; US$ 6.99
One of the few books focused completely on mindful walking and walking meditation. This revised edition of the best-selling title (nearly 80,000 copies sold to date) includes over 30 percent new material?including new walking meditation poems and practices?and provides a practical and inspirational introduction to this important practice. Written... more...
- Parallax Press 2010; US$ 9.99
The Sun My Heart is one of Thich Nhat Hanh?s most beloved books. Using the objects and events of everyday life in his hermitage in Plum Village ? the gradual settling of the pulp in a glass of apple juice or the wind blowing into the room and scattering papers about ? Thich Nhat Hanh draws from Buddhist psychology, epistemology, and the world of... more...
- 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...
- New Harbinger Publications 2007; US$ 13.95
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 Buddhaís Brain , this pocket-sized book helps readers reap the benefits of meditation... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 22.95
This remarkable book is of great importance not only for the variety of the 365 kong-ans, but for Zen Master Seung Sahn's own questions and commentary which accompany each kong-an. This prodding and guidance serve as guideposts along a difficult road to enlightenment. The kong-ans themselves and practice for life-practice for life-practice for answering... more...