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- Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 12.95
Zen is essentially a practice and not a dogma; no amount of theory or discussion will ever take the place of a few minutes of practice. Among the many books about Zen, there are few that explain simply, to the interested beginner, how to do Zen—how to just sit down and begin to work toward fulfillment of the promises offered by Zen. Zen Meditation... more...
- Parallax Press 2015; US$ 6.99
How to Walk is the fourth title in Parallax?s popular Mindfulness Essentials series of how-to titles by Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, introducing beginners and reminding seasoned practitioners of the essentials of mindfulness practice. Slow, concentrated walking while focusing on in- and out-breaths allows for a unique opportunity to be in the present.... more...
- Temple University Press 2015; US$ 29.95
The Wat Thai Buddhist Temple in Silicon Valley was founded in 1983 by a group of predominantly middle-class men and women with different ethnic and racial identities. The temple, which functions as a religious, social, economic, educational, and cultural hub, has become a place for the community members to engage in spiritual and cultural practices.... more...
- Osho Media International 2015; US$ 7.95
Excerpt from Chapter 7 On the path of Zen the first thing to be aware of is knowledge: the tradition, the scripture, that which has been handed over to you others. Those eyes are not yours, that light is not yours, and it is better to remain ignorant than to become knowledgeable – because at least ignorance is yours. A least it is authentic, at... more...
- Souvenir Press 2015; US$ 14.58
People come to meditation for many reasons: the search for better sleep, better relationships, more creativity, reducing stress and controlling anger. In Mindfulness Meditation Joseph Emet outlines how applying mindfulness to your life can improve the quality of that life. Whether you would like to be more positive, more peaceful, less anxious, or... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 46.95
First published in 1978, Christmas Humphrey?s autobiography presents the fascinating history of a life rich and varied in both private and in public. Spanning seven decades it touches on many events of historical interest in which he was personally involved. Among them the abdication of Edward VIII, the Japanese War Trials and his time with the Dalai... more...
- Parallax Press 2015; US$ 12.99
Author of the critically acclaimed Healing: A Woman?s Journey from Doctor to Nun , Sister Dang Nghiem is a Buddhist nun, a motivational speaker, and an inspiration for anyone who has ever dealt with severe illness or chronic pain. Dang Nghiem came to the U.S. from Vietnam with her younger brother in 1985 with only $5 in her pocket. She earned two... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 44.99
Janet Gyatso is Hershey Professor of Buddhist Studies at Harvard University, where she serves on the faculty of the Divinty School, the Study of Religion, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, and Inner Asian and Altaic Studies. Her writing has centered on Tibetan Buddhism and its cultural and intellectual history from the perspective of large... more...
(Er-)Leben ohne Ende? Die Freiheit des Willens: Kommentierendes Glossar zur buddhistischen Tradition der tibetischen MedizinDiplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 37.64
Die Traditionelle Tibetische Medizin (TTM) ist ein in sich abgestimmtes Medizinsystem und damit eine differenzierte ganzheitliche Medizin. Ihr somatisches sowie geistig-spirituelles Medizinkonzept vermag alle Bereiche der menschlichen Wesenheit zu erfassen, einschließlich deren psychosozialen Kompetenz. Dies entspricht den Ansichten der modernen westlichen... more...
- Parallax Press 2015; US$ 9.99
In Beginning Anew , Sister Chân Không shares a concrete, four-part process that can help anyone clear up misunderstandings, communicate more honestly and openly with the people around them, and heal relationships. Thousands have been introduced to the beginning anew practice at the retreats led worldwide each year by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. ... more...