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  • Buddhismby Edward Conze

    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 Maháyána to Zen, this comprehensive, concise study is widely acknowledged as the classic introduction... more...

  • The Chan Whip Anthology: A Companion to Zen Practiceby Jeffrey L. Broughton; Elise Yoko Watanabe

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    Jeffrey L. Broughton offers an annotated translation of the Whip for Spurring Students Onward Through the Chan Barrier Checkpoints (Changuan cejin), which he abbreviates to Chan Whip. This anthology, compiled by Yunqi Zhuhong (1535-1615), has served as a Chan handbook in both China and Japan since its publication in 1600. To characterize the Chan Whip... more...

  • Ocean Of Amritaby Padmasambhava Guru Rinpoche

    Rangjung Yeshe Publications 2014; US$ 12.99

    The main focus of the Ocean of Amrita, a hidden teaching of Padmasambhava, is mending and purifying the vows that one has taken. Just like it is important to wash our clothes regularly to keep them clean and mend them when they are in need of repair; no matter what level of Buddhist practice you might be involved in, it is also important to regularly... more...

  • Dispeller of Obstaclesby Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo; Padmasambhava Guru Rinpoche; Chokgyur Lingpa; Lama Pema Tashi Putsi

    Rangjung Yeshe Publications 2014; US$ 12.99

    The Dispeller of Obstacles is the heart essence of the accomplished master Padmasambhava who perceives the three times in the entirity. It is the quintessence of one billion heart sadhanas of the Guru, the most unique terma buried in the land of Tibet; and it is the first among the Four Cycles of Guru Sadhana. This Guru?s Heart Practice that Dispels... more...

  • The Shin Buddhist Classical Traditionby Alfred Bloom; Kenneth K. Tanaka

    World Wisdom 2014; US$ 9.99

    Pure Land or Shin Buddhism is the most popular form of Buddhism in Japan. Yet in the West it has been overshadowed by the more famous Zen Buddhism. In Volume 2 of his new work, renowned author and scholar of the Shin tradition, Alfred Bloom, has collected key passages on Pure Land religious practice from among the scriptures and the leading monks... more...

  • The Short Path to Enlightenmentby Paul Brunton; Mark Scorelle; Jeff Cox

    Larson Publications 2014; US$ 11.99

    This lucid, accessible, timely, and useful book illumines every aspect of popular and traditional sudden-awakening teachings, including where they fit in the overall spectrum of spiritual development and fulfillment: how to prepare for them, when/how to transition to them, practical techniques, fruits and pitfalls, stages in development, what to... more...

  • Spells, Images, and Mandalasby Koichi Shinohara

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    Koichi Shinohara traces the evolution of Esoteric Buddhist rituals from the simple recitation of spells in the fifth century to complex systems involving image worship, mandala initiation, and visualization practices in the ninth century. He presents an important new reading of a seventh-century Chinese text called the Collected Dharani Sutras, which... more...

  • Poison Blossoms From a Thicket of Thornby Norman Waddell; Hakuin Zenji

    Counterpoint 2014; US$ 33.00

    Hakuin Enkaku Zenji (1686-1769) was one of the greatest Zen masters to ever live. In additional to being the author of the most famous koan ever written, “What is the sound of one hand clapping?? he is credited with reviving the Rinzai sect of Zen in Japan, perhaps the most important and most rigorous branch in the Golden Age of Buddhism. His “Song... more...

  • Religion Of The Samuraiby Nukariya

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 260.00

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Humble before the Voidby Chris Impey; Dalai Lama

    Templeton Press 2014; US$ 14.99

    ?This book will provide readers with a greater awareness of the spirit of curiosity and inquiry that lies at the heart of the Buddhist tradition, as well as the fruitfulness of maintaining active communication between the Buddhist and scientific commu­nities.? ?from the Foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama In Humble before the Void ,... more...