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  • Cultivating the Mind of Loveby Thich Nhat Hanh; Natalie Goldberg

    Parallax Press 2009; US$ 12.99

    When Thich Nhat Hanh was a 24-year-old monk, he fell desperately in love with a nun of 20. He couldn?t sleep, and stayed up all night writing poetry. This book taps that experience in an ambitious double narrative that interweaves his memories of that first love with how it was transmuted into boddhichitta with a thoughtful study of the Mahayana... more...

  • Naturalness: A Classic Of Shin Buddhismby Kenryo Kanamatsu

    World Wisdom 2010; US$ 9.99

    Kanamatsu's Naturalness, written in 1949, is more than an introduction to the essence of Shin Buddhism. It is a profound and enlightened meditation on the relationship between man and Amida Buddha, who is pure mercy and whose Name is a vehicle of Nirvanic Reality. Combining the erudition of a philosopher with the sensitivity of a poet, Kanamatsu leads... more...

  • Philosophical Meditations on Zen Buddhismby Dale S. Wright

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 34.00

    This book develops a contemporary interpretation of Zen Buddhism. 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...

  • Golden Age Of Zen: Zen Masters Of The Tby John C. h. Wu

    World Wisdom 2010; US$ 9.99

    This book gives a fascinating survey of the early years of Chinese Zen (Chan) Buddhism, staying focused on the movement of Buddhism to the land where Taoism and Confucianism flourished. Wu's survey, combined with interesting translations from these earliest Zen masters, reveals a time of spiritual vibrancy and powerful personalities that help explain... more...

  • The Essential Shinranby Alfred Bloom

    World Wisdom 2006; US$ 9.99

    Renowned scholar of Shin Buddhism, Alfred Bloom, presents the life and spiritual legacy of Shinran Shonin, the influential religious reformer and founder of Pure Land Buddhism, the most popular school of Buddhism in Japan today. Bloom presents a wide selection of Shinran?s essential writings on the key Shin Buddhist idea of ?true entrusting? (shinjin)... more...

  • Living In Amida's Universal Vowby Alfred Bloom

    World Wisdom 2004; US$ 9.99

    Though it has been in the West for over one hundred years, Pure Land and Shin Buddhism has been little known or understood among Western peoples. This book brings together a sampling of the resources available for the study of Shin Pure Land Buddhism through a variety of essays from important and influential journals, and so contributes to a greater... more...

  • The Way and the Mountainby Marco Pallis

    World Wisdom 2008; US$ 9.99

    The Way and the Mountain is a selection of Marco Pallis? most important writings on Tibetan Buddhism. He provides the keen observations of a Westerner as he makes sense of spiritual practices, moral systems, modes of dress, and other traditions that are often hard to understand unless described by an open and seeking soul. more...

  • The Linji Lu and the Creation of Chan Orthodoxyby Albert Welter

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 64.99

    The Linji lu, or Record of Linji, ranks among the most famous and influential texts of the Chan and Zen traditions. Ostensibly containing the teachings of the Tang dynasty figure Linji Yixuan, the text has generally been accepted at face value, as reliable records of the teachings of this historical figure. In this book, Albert Welter offers the first... more...

  • Beyond the Selfby Thich Nhat Hanh

    Parallax Press 2009; US$ 6.99

    One of the Buddha's most central ideas is the importance of transcending “either/or? thinking to avoid the trap of extremist views. In Beyond the Self Thich Nhat Hanh suggests that we can find tranquility by embracing all aspects of life, instead of focusing on what we like and dislike. The book contains Nhat Hanh's original translation of the Sutra... more...