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  • The Buddhist Traditionby William Theodore De Bary

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.95

    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...

  • Buddhismby Nancy Wilson Ross

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    Explains the origins, development and basic principles of the religion followed by nearly one-quarter of the people on earth. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Buddhist Monastic Lifeby Mohan Wijayaratna; Claude Grangier; Steven Collins; Steven Collins

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 36.00

    This 1991 book describes the ideal way of life prescribed for Buddhist monks and nuns in the Pali texts of the Theravada school of Buddhism. more...

  • Honen The Buddhist Saintby Joseph A. Fitzgerald

    World Wisdom 2006; US$ 9.99

    Honen Shonin (1133-1212 A.D.) founded the largest Buddhist sect in Japan (Pure Land, or Shin). This edited biography contains an Introduction by renowned Buddhist scholar, Alfred Bloom. more...

  • The Buddha Eyeby Frederick Franck; Frederick Franck; Joan Stambaugh

    World Wisdom 2004; US$ 9.99

    Contains essays by many of the most important twentieth century Japanese philosophers, offering challenging and illumination insights into the nature of Reality as understood by the school of Zen. more...

  • Buddhismusby Peter Gäng

    Campus Verlag 2002; US$ 10.92

    Der Buddhismus ist nicht nur Religion, er ist auch Psychologie und Philosophie. Achtsamkeit, präzises Beobachten, Nachdenken und Erkennen spielen eine große Rolle auf dem Weg des Menschen zum Erwachen. Der buddhistischen Lehre zufolge ist die Wirklichkeit »leer«. Erst im Bewusstsein entsteht die Konstruktion einer in Ich und Andere gespaltenen Welt.... more...

  • A Dictionary of Buddhismby Damien Keown

    OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 10.99

    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...

  • The Foundations of Buddhismby Rupert Gethin

    OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 19.99

    Buddhism is a vast and complex religious and philosophical tradition which is now followed by around 115 million people. In this introduction, Rupert Gethin concentrates on the ideas and practices which constitute the common heritage of the different traditions of Buddhism existing in the world today. From the narrative of the story of the Buddha,... more...

  • Buddhaby Axel Michaels

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 7.40

    Mehr als 360 Millionen Menschen auf der Welt bekennen sich zum Buddhismus. Doch wer war der Buddha, dessen Lehre von der Überwindung allen Leidens sich ab dem 5. Jahrhundert v. Chr. von Nordindien aus schnell in weiten Teilen Asiens verbreitete? Lässt sich seine Biographie historisch fassen? Was berichten die Legenden über sein Leben? Axel Michaels... more...

  • State, Society and Religious Engineeringby Kuah-Pearce Khun Eng

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2009; US$ 59.90

    The book looks at how religion in Singapore is being subjected to the processes of modernisation and change. The Singapore State has consciously brought religion under its guidance. It has exercised strong bureaucratic and legal control over the functioning of all religions in Singapore. The Chinese community and the Buddhist Sangha have responded... more...