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  • Waking the Buddhaby Clark Strand

    Middleway Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    Is there more to Buddhism than sitting in silent meditation? Is modern Buddhism relevant to the problems of daily life? Does it empower individuals to transform their lives? Or has Buddhism become too detached, so still and quiet that the Buddha has fallen asleep? Waking the Buddha tells the story of the Soka Gakkai International, the largest, most... more...

  • Developments in Australian Buddhismby Michelle Spuler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 190.00

    This book examines the adaptation of Buddhism to the Australian sociocultural context. To gain insight into this process of cross-cultural adaptation, issues arising in the development of Diamond Sangha Zen Buddhist groups (one of the largest Zen lineages in the West) in Australia are contextualised within the broader framework of the adaptations of... more...

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

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 18.40

    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...

  • Translating Totality in Partsby Guo Cheen

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 59.99

    This book offers an annotated translation of two of preeminent Chinese Tang dynasty monk Chengguan?s most revered masterpieces. With this book, Chengguan?s Commentaries to the Avatamsaka Sutra and The Meanings Proclaimed in the Subcommentaries Accompanying the Commentaries to the Avatamsaka Sutra are finally brought to Western audiences. more...

  • Is Nothing Something?by Thich Nhat Hanh; Jessica McClure

    Parallax Press 2014; US$ 12.99

    In Is Nothing Something? Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh answers heartfelt, difficult, and funny questions from children. Illustrated in full-color by Jessica McClure, Is Nothing Something? will help adults plant the seeds of mindfulness in the young children in their lives. Beginning with the most basic questions, “What is important in life?? and... more...

  • Public Zen, Personal Zenby Peter D. Hershock

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 34.99

    This deeply informed book introduces the basic teachings and practices of Buddhism and their spread across Asia. Peter D. Hershock explores the history of the enduring Japanese tradition of Zen?from its beginnings as a form of Buddhist thought and practice imported from China to its reinvention in medieval Japan as a force for religious, political,... more...

  • Buddhist Phenomenologyby Dan Lusthaus

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    A richly complex study of the Yogacara tradition of Buddhism in India and China. more...

  • Reason and Experience in Tibetan Buddhismby Thomas Doctor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Based on newly discovered texts, this book explores the barely known but tremendously influential thought of the Tibetan Buddhist teacher, Mabja Jangchub Tsöndrü (d. 1185).This Tibetan Buddhist master exercised significant influence on the interpretation of Madhyamaka thinking in Tibet during the formative phase of Tibetan Buddhism and plays a key... more...

  • Empty Visionby David McMahan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00

    McMahan argues that the symbolic role of sight in Mahayana Literature shapes the traditions epistemic paradigm and concepts of enlightenment, as well as its visionary literature, symbolic imagery and visualization practises. more...

  • The Mindfulness Survival Kitby Thich Nhat Hanh

    Parallax Press 2013; US$ 6.99

    The Five Mindfulness Trainings are the basic statement of ethics and morality in Buddhism. Thich Nhat Hanh calls these trainings a "diet for a mindful society," and discusses the insights and challenges of how these precepts can heal our personal lives and the life of our society. Referred to as the Wonderful Precepts — "protecting life, acting with... more...