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- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 45.00
Insight meditation, which claims to offer practitioners a chance to escape all suffering by perceiving the true nature of reality, is one of the most popular forms of meditation today. The Theravada Buddhist cultures of South and Southeast Asia often see it as the Buddha?s most important gift to humanity. In the first book to examine how this practice... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2009; US$ 14.95
From his many births to his deathbed deeds, this authoritative biography unites the Buddha of history with the Buddha of legend in a bid to reveal the lasting spiritual relevance at the heart of the Buddhist tradition. Acclaimed scholar John Strong examines not only the historical texts, but also the supernatural accounts that surround this great... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 9.99
In this follow-up to his classic book Understanding Our Mind, Thich Nhat Hanh shows us how we can instill the habit of happiness in our consciousness. With humor and compassion, Buddha Mind, Buddha Body explores how the mind functions and how we can train ourselves to more effectively create the conditions for our own happiness. Buddha Mind, Buddha... more...
- Parallax Press 2009; US$ 12.99
Buddha Mind, Buddha Body expands uponáthe themes ináThich Nhat Hanh?sábook Understanding Our Mind. It opens with the question: Is free will possible? This concept becomes a leitmotif as the authoráconsiders how the mind functions and how we can work with it to cultivate more freedom and understanding, how to be in closer touch with reality, and... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 14.95
In this authoritative guide, one of the world's most distinguished scholars of Buddhism provides a compact summary of the tradition?s development, from the time of the Buddha to the 20th century exile of the Dalai Lama. Covering all the Buddhist schools from Mahßyßna to Zen, this comprehensive, concise study is widely acknowledged as the classic introduction... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
The number of Buddhists in Australia has grown dramatically in recent years. In 2006, Buddhists accounted for 2.1 per cent of Australia's population, almost doubling the 1996 figures, and making it the fastest growing religion in the country. This book analyses the arrival and localisation of Buddhism in Australia in the context of the globalisation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00
Originally published in 1971. Long regarded as a classic, this volume is one of the most systematic treatments of Hwa Yen to have appeared in the English language. With excellently translated selections of Hwa Yen readings, factual information and discussion, it is highly recommended to readers whose interests in Buddhism incline toward the metaphysical... more...
- Rangjung Yeshe Publications 2013; US$ 12.49
Tsoknyi Rinpoche is a reincarnate lama educated in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. He has been teaching students from around the world since 1990. ôBeing carefree, you can fit in anywhere. If you?re not carefree you keep on bumping up against things. Your life becomes so narrow, so tight; it gets very claustrophobic. Carefree means being wide open... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00
Originally published in 1955. The Madhyamika philosophy is, in the author?s view, the philosophy which created a revolution in Buddhism and through that in the whole range of Indian philosophy. This volume is a study of the Madhyamika philosophy in all its important aspects and is divided into three parts: Historical: this traces the origin... more...
- D & M Publishers 2012; US$ 14.95
Wang Chin-yun, a Buddhist nun born in Taiwan in 1937 and now known as the Venerable Master Cheng Yen, is one of the world's most inspiring yet largely unrecognized women. At the age of 29, she established the Tzu Chi Foundation, an organization committed to compassion and relief that today numbers 5 million volunteer members in more than 45 countries... more...