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  • Hurry Up and Meditateby David Michie

    Allen & Unwin 2010; US$ 18.17

    For anyone who wants to start meditating but has been struggling to get to the cushion, here are all the motivation and tools you need to achieve greater balance, better health and a more panoramic perspective of life. more...

  • Enlightenment To Goby David Michie

    Allen & Unwin 2010; US$ 24.53

    An insightful exploration of the traditional Buddhist teachings on compassion, showing how we can apply them in our busy contemporary lives. From the bestselling author of Buddhism For Busy People . more...

  • Encouraging Wordsby Robert Aitken

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 19.00

    Encouraging Words is a collection of short talks and brief essays that Aitken Rashi has offered his students at meditation retreats during the past two decades. They are arranged according to themes central to all spiritual seekers -- attention, emptiness, coming and going, diligence, death and the afterlife, the sacred self, and the moral path. Aitken... more...

  • A Gradual Awakeningby Stephen Levine

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00

    Poet and meditation teacher Levine writes simply and gently about his own personal experiences with and insights into vipassana meditation. An inspiring book for anyone interested in deep personal growth. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Buddhism in Australiaby Cristina Rocha; Michelle Barker

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    The number of Buddhists in Australia has grown dramatically in recent years. In 2006, Buddhists accounted for 2.1 per cent of Australia's population, almost doubling the 1996 figures, and making it the fastest growing religion in the country. This book analyses the arrival and localisation of Buddhism in Australia in the context of the globalisation... more...

  • Essential Buddhism: A Comprehensive Guide to Belief and Practiceby Diane Morgan

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 49.00

    Author Diane Morgan brings her compelling writing style and deep understanding to Essential Buddhism: A Comprehensive Guide to Belief and Practice . This lively book presents a clear, thorough, and objective introduction to the many facets of Buddhist philosophy and faith, including basic beliefs, major texts, practices, and important figures of... more...

  • Subtle Wisdomby Master Sheng Yen

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2011; US$ 15.00

    Master Sheng-yen, a dharma descendant from the founders of Buddhism in China, considers the concepts of suffering, enlightenment, and compassion; provides a glossary of key terms; and briefly recaps the history of Buddhism in China. But he goes beyond these issues to discuss contemporary matters and questions he has encountered in his years of teaching... more...

  • The British Discovery of Buddhismby Philip C. Almond

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    This book examines the British discovery of Buddhism during the Victorian period. more...

  • Miracles of Book and Bodyby Charlotte Eubanks

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 85.00 US$ 68.00

    Miracles of Book and Body is the first book to explore the intersection of two key genres of sacred literature in medieval Japan: sutras, or sacred Buddhist texts, and setsuwa , or "explanatory tales," used in sermons and collected in written compilations. For most of East Asia, Buddhist sutras were written in classical Chinese and inaccessible... more...

  • Naturalness: A Classic Of Shin Buddhismby Kenryo Kanamatsu

    World Wisdom 2010; US$ 9.99

    Kanamatsu's Naturalness, written in 1949, is more than an introduction to the essence of Shin Buddhism. It is a profound and enlightened meditation on the relationship between man and Amida Buddha, who is pure mercy and whose Name is a vehicle of Nirvanic Reality. Combining the erudition of a philosopher with the sensitivity of a poet, Kanamatsu leads... more...