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  • As It Is, Volume IIby Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche

    Rangjung Yeshe Publications 2013; US$ 12.99

    The collection of teachings presented in As It Is, Volume II, is selected from talks given by the Tibetan meditation master Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche between 1994 and 1995. The emphasis in Volume I was on the development stage practice; Volume II focuses primarily on the completion stage. Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche was someone with extraordinary experience... more...

  • Uncommon Happinessby Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche

    Rangjung Yeshe Publications 2013; US$ 9.99

    Dzigar Kongtrul guides us through intelligent reasoning to identify our deluded perception of a truly existing self and shows us the key to awakening from this fundamental confusion. Rinpoche's brilliant commentary on the classical Indian Buddhist text, The Way of the Bodhisattva by Shantideva is a testament to this inspiring teacher's compassionate... more...

  • Freedom In Bondageby Adeu Rinpoche; Tsoknyi Rinpoche

    Rangjung Yeshe Publications 2013; US$ 9.99

    Adeu Rinpoche?s story is not about the horrors he endured under the Communist takeover of Tibet--he himself notes that many other people underwent much worse hardships, not to mention all those that died--but rather the way in which he told his tale. While describing what happened to him and many others, how he survived and finally his release from... more...

  • Engagierter Buddhismusby Mareke Neumann

    Traugott Bautz 2005; US$ 24.60

    Traditionell versteht der Westen den Buddhismus vielfach als erlösungskonzentriert und apolitisch. Daß diese Erfahrungsreligion nicht zu meditativ bedingter Schonhaltung verdammt, sondern befähigt, sich sozialem Leid und weltlichen Mißständen helfend zuzuwenden, beweisen seit den 1960er Jahren die sogenannten Engagierten Buddhisten.Sechs Fallbeispiele... more...

  • Mindfulness Meditationby Joseph Emet; Thich Nhat Hanh

    Souvenir Press 2015; US$ 14.58

    People come to meditation for many reasons: the search for better sleep, better relationships, more creativity, reducing stress and controlling anger. In Mindfulness Meditation Joseph Emet outlines how applying mindfulness to your life can improve the quality of that life. Whether you would like to be more positive, more peaceful, less anxious, or... more...

  • Thailand's International Meditation Centersby Brooke Schedneck

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book explores contemporary practices within the new institution of international meditation centers in Thailand. It discusses the development of the lay vipassana meditation movement in Thailand and relates Thai Buddhism to contemporary processes of commodification and globalisation. Through an examination of how meditation centers are promoted... more...

  • The Origin of Buddhist Meditationby Alexander Wynne

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Having identified early material that goes back to the Buddha himself, the author argues that the two teachers of the Buddha were historical figures. Based on the early Brahminic literature, namely the early Upanishads and Moksadharma, the author asserts the origin of the method of meditation learned by the Buddha from these teachers, and attempts... more...

  • Mindfulness in Early Buddhismby Tse-fu Kuan

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    This book identifies what is meant by sati ( smrti ), usually translated as ?mindfulness?, in early Buddhism, and examines its soteriological functions and its central role in the early Buddhist practice and philosophy.  Using textual analysis and criticism, it takes new approaches to the subject through a comparative study of Buddhist texts in Pali,... more...

  • The Beginner's Guide to Insight Meditationby Arinna Weisman; Jean Smith

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2007; US$ 14.00

    Arinna Weisman and Jean Smith combine clear explanations of the Buddha's teachings on freedom and happiness with their personal stories highlighting some of the challenges and insights of practice. The Beginner's Guide to Insight Meditation offers advice about going on retreat and help in choosing a teacher and a sangha (practice community), as well... more...

  • The Mind Is Mightier Than the Swordby Lama Surya Das

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2009; US$ 16.99

    From bestselling author and beloved teacher Lama Surya Das comes a thorough, engaging, and user-friendly guide to the teachings of Buddhism. Lama Surya Das is one of the most well-regarded Buddhist teachers and scholars in America today. His books have sold hundreds of thousands of copies and his seminars and retreats are continually in demand.... more...