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- Parallax Press 2011; US$ 9.99
Solid Ground: Buddhist Wisdom for Difficult Times is a lively and topical book that offers guidance on how to respond to the individual crises that inevitably arise in all of our lives as well as to the political, economic, and social challenges society is currently facing. The issue of difficulty in life is at the very essence of Buddhism. The first... more...
- Pariyatti Publishing 2011; US$ 13.00
This is the classic introduction to Vipassana meditation: a full-length study of the teaching of S. N. Goenka, prepared under his guidance and with his approval. Useful for meditators and non-meditators alike.This was the first book to appear in English that accurately describes the practice of Vipassana at length for the general reader. It includes... more...
- Rodmell Press 2004; US$ 12.95
Traditionally women are socialized to embrace values based on conformity, passivity, and surrender of the self, which can eventually contribute to feelings of low self-worth and powerlessness. Using the central tenets and practices of Buddhism, Woman Awake offers readers an opportunity to break out of negative belief systems and move toward increased... more...
- Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 59.99
Focusing on representations of the ghost and the monk from the late eighteenth century to the present, Justin Thomas McDaniel builds a case for interpreting modern Thai Buddhist practice through the movements of these transformative figures. He follows embodiments of the ghost and the monk in a variety of genres and media, including biography, film,... more...
- Quest Books 2012; US$ 9.95
"The brightened mind is one that is able to make better choices," says Sumano Bhikkhu. Having left the hectic world of Chicago real estate decades ago to become a Thai Buddhist monk, he knows what he?s talking about. This simple, short introduction to meditation, particularly well suited to young people, can help anyone rattled with the stresses of... more...
- Pariyatti Publishing 2003; US$ 6.99
Celebrated Vipassana meditation teacher S. N. Goenka interprets the Buddha?s teachings in this collection of lectures, essays, and interviews. These writings provide insights into how one of the most influential contemporary Buddhist practitioners defines Vipassana and how he uses it to achieve peace of mind and lead a happy, useful life. Included... more...
- Nilgiri Press 2013; US$ 14.95
Eknath Easwaran, translator of the best-selling edition of the Dhammapada, sees this powerful scripture as a perfect map for the spiritual journey. Said to be the text closest to the Buddha?s actual words, it is a collection of short teachings memorized during his lifetime by his disciples. Easwaran presents the Dhammapada as a guide to spiritual... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2012; US$ 14.95
Combining the talents of a professor of religion and an expert on workplace dynamics, this book continues the tradition begun by its bestselling predecessor, What Would Buddha Do (more than 30,000 copies sold), as yet another perfect tool for bringing bite-size chunks of Buddhist wisdom to give meaning to and resolve common conflicts found in everyday... more...
- Souvenir Press 2012; US$ 8.99
Recognizing how rare it is for a foreign woman to be accepted for intensive meditation instruction in one of Thailand's Buddhist temples, this extraordinary account follows the author's experience from the inside, describing her journey into the self and the expansion of her consciousness. The intimate narrative relates her struggles and fears?some... more...