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  • The Buddhaby Trevor Ling; Paul R. Fleischman

    Pariyatti Publishing 2013; US$ 4.99

    A warm and stimulating book, this text describes the India into which the Buddha was born, recounts what is known of his life and the development of his teachings, and then follows the course of Buddhism through succeeding centuries in India and Sri Lanka. Far from being a recluse concerned only with an inner mystical experience, the Buddha always... 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...

  • 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 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...

  • Hakuin's Precious Mirror Caveby Norman Waddell

    Counterpoint 2009; US$ 26.00

    The two great streams of Zen Buddhism are the Soto sect, known as the School of Quiet Reflection, and the Rinzai school of rigorous koan study. Dogen established Soto Zen in Japan, and his work is widely known in the West with many of his books translated into English. Hakuin is credited with the modern revival of the Rinzai sect and is its most important... more...

  • Zenby Kaiten Nukariya

    The Floating Press 1913; US$ 6.95

    The historical importance of Zen can hardly be exaggerated. After its introduction into China in the sixth century, A.D., it grew ascendant through the Sui (598-617) and the Tang dynasty (618-906), and enjoyed greater popularity than any other sect of Buddhism during the whole period of the Sung (976-1126) and the Southern Sung dynasty (1127-1367).... more...

  • Buddhist Thoughtby Paul Williams; Anthony Tribe; Alexander Wynne

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 36.95

    This book serves as an accessible and reliable survey for students wishing to gain familiarity with the basic ideas of Buddhist philosophical and religious thought, and with some of the recent research in the field. It guides readers towards a richer understanding of the central concepts of classical Indian Buddhist thought, from the time of Buddha... more...

  • A Manual of Buddhist Philosophyby William Montgomery McGovern

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 385.00

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Udanavargaby W. Woodville Rockhill

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 320.00

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Buddhism in the Modern Worldby David L. McMahan

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    Buddhism in the Modern World explores the challenges faced by Buddhism today, the distinctive forms that it has taken and the individuals and movements that have shaped it. Part One discusses the modern history of Buddhism in different geographical regions, from Southeast Asia to North America. Part Two examines key themes including globalization,... more...