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- 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...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 24.99
Approximately four million Americans claim to be Buddhist. Moreover, hundreds of thousands of Americans of various faiths read about Buddhism, are interested in its philosophical tenets, or fashionably view themselves as Buddhists. They?re part of what?s been described as the fastest-growing religious movement in America: a large group of people... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87
What does Tibetan Buddhism teach? Just what is the position of the Dalai Lama, and how will his succession be assured? Is it true that Tibetan Buddhism in entirely suppressed in China? This Very Short Introduction offers a brief account responding to these questions and more, in terms that are easily accessible to those who are curious to learn the... more...
- Hay House 2013; US$ 8.95 US$ 6.58
A fascinating and riveting life sketch of one of the most respected spiritual leaders of our times, which also delves deep into the various facets of Buddhism . . . The seventeenth Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, is the leader of the Karma Kagyu School, one of the four main schools of Tibetan Buddhism. Born in 1985 in eastern Tibet to nomadic parents,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 41.95 US$ 36.36
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, by... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Zen Buddhism was founded in China in the 6th century, and its direct path to Enlightenment first came west in 1927 with D. T. Suzuki's first Essays. This work guides the reader towards Zen teaching in practice and theory, and to provide material for further explorations into its meditative experience. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This is a major anthropological study of contemporary Tibetan Buddhist monasticism and tantric ritual in the Ladakh region of North-West India and of the role of tantric ritual in the formation and maintenance of traditional forms of state structure and political consciousness in Tibet. Containing detailed descriptions and analyses of monastic ritual,... more...