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  • The Kuan Yin Chroniclesby Jay Ramsay; Man-Ho Kwok; Martin Palmer

    Hampton Roads Publishing 2009; US$ 17.95

    Kuan Yin is the most important, best-loved deity in the Chinese world. She is the living expression of compassion and the center of devotion in most Chinese homes and workplaces. Yet she is barely known in the West. The authors of  The Kuan Yin Chronicles  introduce Kuan Yin to Western readers, and reveal that Kuan Yin is the mystery and power of... more...

  • The Healer Withinby Roger O.M.D. Jahnke

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 7.99

    Release your natural powers for healing, endurance, and longevity With this revolutionary guide, you will learn four simple and remarkably effective techniques to release your natural powers for healing. The methods?gentle movement, self-applied massage, breathing exercises, and meditation?are drawn from the ancient Chinese healing system of Qigong... more...

  • Ethical Questionsby Bina Gupta

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 39.99

    Eastern Philosophy represents one of the most ancient intellectual traditions of human culture, yet it is generally ignored by Western philosophers. Today more than ever, the need for understanding in a global community should be stressed as the scope, scale, and complexity of social changes increase. Bina Gupta strives to obtain a harmonious balance... more...

  • The Bodhisattva Warriorsby Shifu Nagaboshi Tomio

    Red Wheel Weiser 1994; US$ 27.95

    This unique study of the development of the earliest form of Buddhist self-defense practiced by Chuan Fa monks and mystics shows the philosophical basis of the skills they passed on to subsequent generations.The material is presented so readers can understand that what we think of as a competitive sport is really a meditation mandala in action. Over... more...

  • Divine Revelation in Pali Buddhismby Peter Masefield

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00

    Originally published in 1986. In this study of initiation in the Nikayas (Discourses of the Buddha), the author presents evidence which makes it clear that salvation in early Buddhism depended upon the intervention of the Buddha?s grace. Contrary to the view of Buddhism as a philosophy of self-endeavour, the picture that emerges from examination... more...

  • Early Buddhist Theory of Knowledgeby K N Jayatilleke

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00

    The author of this volume, an accomplished philologist, historian and philosopher, analyzes the relevant earlier and later texts and traces the epistemological foundations of Pali canonical thought from the Vedic period onwards. Originally published in 1963, it sheds new light on later developments and elucidates from the Indian point of view... more...

  • Buddhist Thought in Indiaby Edward Conze

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00

    Originally published in 1962. This book discusses and interprets the main themes of Buddhist thought in India and is divided into three parts: Archaic Buddhism: Tacit assumptions, the problem of "original Buddhism", the three marks and the perverted views, the five cardinal virtues, the cultivation of the social emotions, Dharma and dharmas,... more...

  • Buddhist Meditationby Edward Conze

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00

    As an intensely practical religion, Buddhism has concentrated on devising a great number of meditations. In recent years psychologists have shown great interest in the therapeutic value of these meditations, but accurate information about them has been hard to come by. The most outstanding original documents have now been made accessible by Edward... more...

  • Buddhism in the Tibetan Traditionby Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    A clear and straightforward introduction to Tibetan Buddhism, this book presents the basic teachings of Buddha in a way that people can readily comprehend and put into practice in their daily lives. Topics such as reincarnation, actions and their effects, emptiness, liberation and enlightenment are discussed. Designed primarily for those coming... more...

  • Buddhism and Christianityby Winston L King

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    After a brief historical survey, the doctrines of dharma and karma are discussed and key elements that appear in contrasting forms in the two religions are examined.  Originally published in 1963. more...