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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
"What a fabulous saga! . . . It is both unearthly and powerfully real." ? Robert Thurman, author of Inner Revolution "Pistono's account of his quest for spiritual illumination and political justice is heartbreaking and awe-inspiring." ? Booklist (starred review) more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 11.80
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...