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- Wisdom Publications 2014; US$ 26.95
Shingon Buddhism arose in the eighth century and remains one of Japan's most important sects, at present numbering some 12 million adherents. As such it is long overdue appropriate coverage. Here, the well-respected Mark Unno illuminates the tantric practice of the Mantra of Light, the most central of Shingon practices, complete with translations and... more...
- Felix Meiner Verlag 2000; US$ 48.67
Die Huayan-Lehre stellt einen Höhepunkt in der Ausformung des vornehmlich buddhistisch geprägten Denkens Chinas im ersten Jahrtausend unserer Zeitrechnung dar. Ihre Leitgedanken und die in ihr entwickelte Begrifflichkeit durchziehen noch die neue chinesische und japanische Philosophie des 20. Jahrhunderts. Reihe Paradeigmata - Band 22 more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00
Intended as a contribution to the study of religion and society, this book examines Buddhist monasticism in Myanmar. The book focuses on the Shwegyin, one of the most important but least understood monastic groups in the country. It illuminates key aspects of monastic and wider Burmese Buddhist thought and practice, and ultimately argues... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2014; US$ 59.95
The tradition known as the Path with the Result, or Lamdre , is the most important tantric system of meditation practice and theory in the Sakya school of Tibetan Buddhism. This volume contains an unprecedented compilation of eleven vital works from different periods in the history of the Path with the Result in India and Tibet, including the Vajra... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2013; US$ 14.95
"The ideas, concepts, and methods of various religions must be tried on for size, must be lifted above museum displays, must be confronted and allowed to resonate with one's own character. It is in this spirit that I present here a personalized account of central Buddhist practices."--from the author's preface. Widely recognized as one of the West's... more...
- New World Library 2013; US$ 14.95
Can the Zen approach provide an answer to the seemingly irresolvable God-or-no-God debate? Is there a way to be an atheist and yet still believe in God? Is there a way to be a true believer and yet still doubt? And why frame things in terms of God anyway? more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00
Using Kenneth Burke's concept of dramatism as a way of exploring multiple motivations in symbolic expression, Tibet on Fire examines the Tibetan self-immolation movement of 2011-2015. The volume asserts that the self-immolation act is an affirmation of Tibetan identity in the face of cultural genocide. more...
- Wisdom Publications 2012; US$ 16.95
"Offered here is the pith advice on mind training according to the great vehicle. This is the path followed by all the buddhas and their children of the past, present, and future, the most profound instruction of the oral lineage, and the quintessence of the ocean of all the excellent teachings." --Ga Rabjampa This short book contains a wealth of... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2011; US$ 19.95
The kitchen is the most vital place on Earth, because survival, even now in the age of iPads and large hadron colliders, still depends on wholesome, nutritious food. In keeping with this simple truth Veggiyana provides 108 tasty, beloved and simple recipes from around the world. And generously sprinkled throughout--like the perfect blend of herbs and... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2012; US$ 19.95
The Way to Buddhahood is a compendium of two thousand years of Chinese practice in assimilating and understanding the Buddhist experience of enlightenment. It is the first in-depth explanation of Chinese Buddhism by Yin-shun, the greatest living master of the Chinese scholar-monk tradition. The master's broad scope not only includes the traditional... more...