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  • Zen Meditation Plain and Simpleby Albert Low

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 12.95

    Zen is essentially a practice and not a dogma; no amount of theory or discussion will ever take the place of a few minutes of practice. Among the many books about Zen, there are few that explain simply, to the interested beginner, how to do Zen—how to just sit down and begin to work toward fulfillment of the promises offered by Zen. Zen Meditation... more...

  • Dang Dang Doko Dangby Osho; Osho International Foundation

    Osho Media International 2015; US$ 7.95

    Excerpt from Chapter 7 On the path of Zen the first thing to be aware of is knowledge: the tradition, the scripture, that which has been handed over to you others. Those eyes are not yours, that light is not yours, and it is better to remain ignorant than to become knowledgeable – because at least ignorance is yours. A least it is authentic, at... more...

  • Both Sides of the Circleby Christmas Humphreys

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 46.95

    First published in 1978, Christmas Humphrey?s autobiography presents the fascinating history of a life rich and varied in both private and in public. Spanning seven decades it touches on many events of historical interest in which he was personally involved. Among them the abdication of Edward VIII, the Japanese War Trials and his time with the Dalai... more...

  • Mindfulness as Medicineby Sister Dang Nghiem

    Parallax Press 2015; US$ 12.99

    Author of the critically acclaimed Healing: A Woman?s Journey from Doctor to Nun , Sister Dang Nghiem is a Buddhist nun, a motivational speaker, and an inspiration for anyone who has ever dealt with severe illness or chronic pain. Dang Nghiem came to the U.S. from Vietnam with her younger brother in 1985 with only $5 in her pocket. She earned two... more...

  • Being Human in a Buddhist Worldby Janet Gyatso

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 44.99

    Janet Gyatso is Hershey Professor of Buddhist Studies at Harvard University, where she serves on the faculty of the Divinty School, the Study of Religion, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, and Inner Asian and Altaic Studies. Her writing has centered on Tibetan Buddhism and its cultural and intellectual history from the perspective of large... more...

  • (Er-)Leben ohne Ende? Die Freiheit des Willens: Kommentierendes Glossar zur buddhistischen Tradition der tibetischen Medizinby Hubertus R. Hommel

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 37.34

    Die Traditionelle Tibetische Medizin (TTM) ist ein in sich abgestimmtes Medizinsystem und damit eine differenzierte ganzheitliche Medizin. Ihr somatisches sowie geistig-spirituelles Medizinkonzept vermag alle Bereiche der menschlichen Wesenheit zu erfassen, einschließlich deren psychosozialen Kompetenz. Dies entspricht den Ansichten der modernen westlichen... more...

  • Happinessby Matthieu Ricard

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2015; US$ 7.28

    Although we are materially better off than ever before, surveys show that we are depressed and listless. In his revolutionary book, Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard shows that happiness is not just an emotion, but a skill that can be developed. Free of jargon, Happiness contains simple exercises that will train the mind to recognize and pursue happiness... more...

  • Cultivating the Empty Fieldby Taigen Dan Leighton; Yi Wu

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 16.95

    Cultivating the Empty Field is a modern translation of the core of Chinese Ch'an master Hongzhi's Extensive Record. First to articulate the meditation method known to contemporary Zen practitioners as shikantaza ("just sitting") Chinese Zen master Hongzhi is one of the most influential poets in all of Zen literature. This translation of Hongzhi's... more...

  • Tibetan Buddhism in Diasporaby Ana Cristina O. Lopes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The imperialist ambitions of China ? which invaded Tibet in the late 1940s ? have sparked the spectacular spread of Tibetan Buddhism worldwide, and especially in western countries. This work is a study on the malleability of a particular Buddhist tradition; on its adaptability in new contexts. The book analyses the nature of the Tibetan Buddhism... more...

  • No Mud, No Lotusby Thich Nhat Hanh

    Parallax Press 2014; US$ 12.99

    The secret to happiness is to acknowledge and transform suffering, not to run away from it. In No Mud, No Lotus , Thich Nhat Hanh offers practices and inspiration transforming suffering and finding true joy. Thich Nhat Hanh acknowledges that because suffering can feel so bad, we try to run away from it or cover it up by consuming. We find something... more...