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  • Mindfulness as Medicineby Sister Dang Nghiem

    Parallax Press 2015; US$ 12.99

    Author of the critically acclaimed Healing: A Woman?s Journey from Doctor to Nun , Sister Dang Nghiem is a Buddhist nun, a motivational speaker, and an inspiration for anyone who has ever dealt with severe illness or chronic pain. Dang Nghiem came to the U.S. from Vietnam with her younger brother in 1985 with only $5 in her pocket. She earned two... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Cultivating the Empty Fieldby Taigen Dan Leighton; Yi Wu

    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...

  • 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...

  • No Mud, No Lotusby Thich Nhat Hanh

    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...

  • Beyond the Breathby Marshall Glickman

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 15.95

    Beyond the Breath is one of the first books to give a complete overview and description of sensation based vipassana meditation, the form of mediation thought of as the original method of meditation as used by the Buddha 2,500 years ago. This form of meditation, brought to the West by S.N. Geoneka, provides a means to experience emotions directly... more...

  • Selected Works of D.T. Suzuki, Volume Iby Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki

    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...

  • 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...