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  • Enlightened Rainbowsby Jean-Luc Achard

    BRILL 2008; US$ 188.00

    Shardza Tashi Gyeltsen is one of the luminaries of the Bon tradition of Tibet and the master of the teachings of the Great Perfection. His works have become important references for the modern Bon tradition, even if, for some of this Tibetan school, he is associated with the movement known as 'New Bon'. This book argues that such a view is... more...

  • Philosopher, Practitioner, Politicianby Jinhua Chen

    BRILL 2007; US$ 212.00

    The Buddhist master Fazang is regarded as one of the greatest metaphysicians in medieval Asia. This study aims at correcting misinterpretations and shedding light on neglected areas, opening up for discussion the various structures of medieval East Asian monastic biography. more...

  • The Great Perfection (rdzogs chen)by Samten Gyaltsen Karmay

    BRILL 2007; US$ 182.00

    The Great Perfection (rDzogs chen in Tibetan) is a philosophical teaching. Its inception is attributed to Vairocana, one of the Tibetan Buddhist monks ordained at Samye in the eight century AD. This work deals with the legends of Vairocana, analysing documents containing elements of the doctrine and comparing them with the Ch'an tradition. more...

  • Esoteric Buddhism at Dunhuangby Matthew Kapstein; Sam van Schaik

    BRILL 2010; US$ 147.00

    Drawing a wide variety of texts and images from Dunhuang, the six original contributions to this collection advance our understanding of the development of Esoteric Buddhism in late first millennium Tibet and China. Ritual, philosophy, and mortuary practice are among the topics considered. more...

  • Light of Wisdom, Volume IIby Padmasambhava Guru Rinpoche

    Rangjung Yeshe Publications 2013; US$ 10.99

    Light of Wisdom, Volume II contains the root terms — hidden treasure text — of Padmasambhava, The Gradual Path of the Wisdom Essence and its commentary The Light of Wisdom by Jamgön Kongtru¨l the Great. Annotations on the commentary Entering the Path of Wisdom spoken by Jamyang Drakpa and recorded by Jokyab Rinpoche are included as well as clarifications... more...

  • Theravada Buddhismby Kate Crosby

    Wiley 2013; US$ 39.95

    Theravada Buddhism provides a comprehensive introductory overview of the history, teachings, and current practice of an often misunderstood form of one of the world’s oldest religious traditions. Explores Theravada Buddhism’s origins, evolution, teachings, and practices Considers the practice of Theravada beyond Sri Lanka and Thailand,... more...

  • Dispeller of Obstaclesby Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo; Padmasambhava Guru Rinpoche; Chokgyur Lingpa; Lama Pema Tashi Putsi

    Rangjung Yeshe Publications 2014; US$ 12.99

    The Dispeller of Obstacles is the heart essence of the accomplished master Padmasambhava who perceives the three times in the entirity. It is the quintessence of one billion heart sadhanas of the Guru, the most unique terma buried in the land of Tibet; and it is the first among the Four Cycles of Guru Sadhana. This Guru?s Heart Practice that Dispels... more...

  • Der Buddha in der deutschen Dichtungby Heinrich Detering; Maren Ermisch; Pornsan Watanangura

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 17.90

    In der deutschen Literatur gehört die eigenwillige Adaptation und Transformation des Buddhismus zu den wesentlichen Horizonterweiterungen der Frühen Moderne. Seit Schopenhauers Willensphilosophie und seit Pionierarbeiten der deutschen Buddhismuskunde wird die Berufung auf Bilderwelten und Denkfiguren buddhistischer Traditionen zu einem produktiven... more...

  • The Buddhist Unconsciousby William S Waldron

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95

    This study focuses on the development of the concept of unconscious mind within Indian Buddhist thought, presents issues of conception of mind and examines the doctrinal and philosophical arguments described and defended it. more...

  • Samurai Zenby Trevor Leggett

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 30.95

    Samurai Zen brings together 100 of the rare riddles which represent the core spiritual discipline of Japan's ancient Samurai tradition. more...