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- 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...
- 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...
- Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 16.95
First to articulate the meditation method known to contemporary Zen practitioners as shikantaza ("just sitting") Chinese Zen master Hongzhi is one of the most influential poets in all of Zen literature. This translation of Hongzhi?s poetry, the only such volume available in English, treats readers to his profound wisdom and beautiful literary gift.... more...
- 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...
- Parallax Press 2014; US$ 12.99
The secret to happiness is to acknowledge and transform suffering, not to run away from it. In No Mud, No Lotus , Thich Nhat Hanh offers practices and inspiration transforming suffering and finding true joy. Thich Nhat Hanh acknowledges that because suffering can feel so bad, we try to run away from it or cover it up by consuming. We find something... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 59.95
Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki was a key figure in the introduction of Buddhism to the non-Asian world. Many outside of Japan encountered Buddhism for the first time through his writings and teaching, and for nearly a century his work and legacy have contributed to the ongoing religious and cultural interchange between Japan and the rest of the world, particularly... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 14.95
In this authoritative guide, one of the world's most distinguished scholars of Buddhism provides a compact summary of the tradition?s development, from the time of the Buddha to the 20th century exile of the Dalai Lama. Covering all the Buddhist schools from Maháyána to Zen, this comprehensive, concise study is widely acknowledged as the classic introduction... more...