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  • Buddhismby Madhu Bazaz Wangu

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    Buddhism, tells the story of how the teachings of the religion's founder, Siddhartha Gautama, evolved into its basic belief system. Buddhism differs from other major religions in that it has no concept of a supreme being. 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...

  • In the Shadow of the Buddhaby Matteo Pistono

    Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00

    Spiritual biography meets edge-of-your-seat undercover reporting: how an American Buddhist smuggled out hard evidence of abuse and torture in Tibet. For nearly a decade, Matteo Pistono smuggled out of Tibet evidence of atrocities by the Chinese government, showing it to the U.S. government, human rights organizations, and anyone who would listen.... more...

  • Rolle und Bedeutung des "Nicht-Selbst" im frühen Buddhismusby Charlie Rutz

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 12.19

    Obwohl bereits in der Antike erste Informationen über den Buddhismus in die westliche Welt vordrangen, begann eine ernsthafte philosophische Auseinandersetzung mit diesem im Westen erst in der Neuzeit. Das vom Indologen Hermann Oldenberg im Jahre 1881 herausgegebene Buch "Buddha. Sein Leben, Seine Lehre, Seine Gemeinde" war es gewesen, das die moderne... more...

  • A Pebble for Your Pocketby Thich Nhat Hanh; Philippe Ames; Nguyen Thi Hop; Nguyen Dong

    Parallax Press 2009; US$ 6.99

    Drawn from Dharma talks given directly to young people, replete with contemporary illustrations, A Pebble for Your Pocket presents the basic teachings of the Buddha in accessible and modern language. Through vivid metaphors, original allegories, and colorful stories, young people learn about handling anger, living in the present moment, and "interbeing"... more...

  • Being Peaceby Thich Nhat Hanh; Jack Kornfield

    Parallax Press 2009; US$ 12.99

    An ideal starting-point for those interested in Buddhism, Being Peace contains Thich Nhat Hanh's teachings on peace and meditation. Using real examples from his own life, as well as poems and fables, Nhat Hanh explains his key practices for living "right in the moment we are alive." These lessons are taught with fine writing and sparkling phrases... more...

  • Buddhismby Nancy Wilson Ross

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 12.95

    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...

  • 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...

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

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 44.00

    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...

  • 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...