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  • Der Buddha und der 'Andere'by Caroline Widmer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 124.63

    Als wahrscheinlich älteste vollständige Überlieferung des Buddhismus reflektiert der P?li-Kanon in literarisch-narrativer Form die Auseinandersetzung mit religiös ?Anderen? aus emischer Perspektive. Die Suttas berichten nicht nur, wie der Buddha Mitglieder seines Ordens belehrt, sondern auch, wie er Vertretern anderer religiöser Gruppierungen begegnet... more...

  • The Khotanese Sudhan?vad?naby Matteo de Chiara

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 54.01

    The <i>Sudhanavadana</i> is a 10th-century poem written in Khotanese, a Middle Iranian Language spoken in Central Asia and used to compile Buddhist works. The agreeable tale relates a previous life of Buddha: that of prince Sudhana and his wife, the fairy princess Manohara. At the core of the work is Sudhana?s journey in search of his lost... more...

  • The Dhammapadaby Unknown; F. Max Muller

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    Whether you're a serious practitioner of Buddhism or someone who is interested in learning more about this ancient spiritual tradition, The Dhammapada offers a fascinating glimpse inside the Buddhist ethos. Comprised of verses attributed to the Buddha as well as commentary and parables, this sacred text is a must-read for those interested in one... more...

  • Buddha, The Wordby Nyanatiloka

    The Floating Press 1927; US$ 6.99

    Buddha, The Word discusses the teachings of Guatama Buddha. The Four Noble Truths teach that suffering is inherent in life, but that through acknowledging the origins of suffering and following the Eightfold Path, suffering can be ceased. The Eightfold path teaches how understanding, thought, speech, action, livelihood, effort, mindfulness and concentration... more...

  • The Path of Lightby L. D. Barnett

    The Floating Press 1909; US$ 6.99

    The Path of Light is Barnett's 1909 translation of an important text to Mahayana Buddhism. It is the treatise of the Bodhicharyavatara of Santideva--part of the Wisdom of the East series. Barnett gives a detailed introduction to Mahayana Buddhism and its significance. more...

  • The Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Wayby Nagarjuna; Jay L. Garfield

    Oxford University Press, USA 1995; US$ 18.99

    For nearly two thousand years Buddhism has mystified and captivated both lay people and scholars alike. Seen alternately as a path to spiritual enlightenment, an system of ethical and moral rubrics, a cultural tradition, or simply a graceful philosophy of life, Buddhism has produced impassioned followers the world over. The Buddhist saint Nagarjuna,... more...

  • The Heart Sutraby Red Pine

    Counterpoint 2005; US$ 14.95

    The Heart Sutra is Buddhism in a nutshell. It has had the most profound and wide-reaching influence of any text in Buddhism. This short text covers more of the Buddha?s teachings than any other scripture, and it does so without being superficial or hurried. Although the original author is unknown, he was clearly someone with a deep realization of... more...

  • Buddhism In Modern Worldby D.R. Jatava

    ABD Publishers 2007; US$ 40.00

    The book deals with Buddhism in view of what ails the modern world today. The threat of global nuclear destruction is a real possibility. What a mess the human race has landed itself in! The progress of science and technology has brought many comforts and luxuries to mankind, but at the same time, it has also endangered the human species because of... more...

  • The Buddhist Traditionby William Theodore De Bary

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 13.95

    This book, compiled from basic Buddhist writings, presents a survey of Buddhist thought in India, China, and Japan, covering the central doctrines and practices that has profoundly influenced human life in Asia. Developments in practical ethics, social attitudes, philosophical speculation, and religious and aesthetic contemplation are represented by... more...

  • A Dictionary of Buddhismby Damien Keown

    Oxford University Press, USA 2003; US$ 14.99

    This broad-ranging and authoritative illustrated dictionary provides over 2,000 clear and concise definitions of every aspect of Buddhism; including coverage of not only historical but also contemporary issues such as human rights, and the role of women. From religious ceremonies to iconography, this dictionary will provide an invaluable reference... more...