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Buddhism

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  • How To Practiceby His Holiness the Dalai Lama; Jeffrey Hopkins; Jeffrey Hopkins

    Atria Books 2002; US$ 16.00

    As human beings, we possess one common desire: the need for happiness and a meaningful life. According to His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the ability to find true fulfillment lies within each of us. Now, the spiritual and temporal leader of Tibet, Nobel Prize winner, and bestselling author helps readers begin the path to enlightenment in a very special... more...

  • The Quantum and the Lotusby Matthieu Ricard; Trinh Xuan Thuan

    Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 16.00

    Matthieu Ricard trained as a molecular biologist, working in the lab of a Nobel prize?winning scientist, but when he read some Buddhist philosophy, he became drawn to Buddhism. Eventually he left his life in science to study with Tibetan teachers, and he is now a Buddhist monk and translator for the Dalai Lama, living in the Shechen monastery near... more...

  • Emotional Awarenessby Dalai Lama; Ph.D. Paul Ekman

    Henry Holt and Co. 2008; US$ 12.59

    Two leading thinkers engage in a landmark conversation about human emotions and the pursuit of psychological fulfillment At their first meeting, a remarkable bond was sparked between His Holiness the Dalai Lama, one of the world's most revered spiritual leaders, and the psychologist Paul Ekman, whose groundbreaking work helped to define the science... more...

  • The Splendid Visionby Richard S Cohen

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 24.99

    Featuring the first-ever English translation of the “Splendid Vision Sutra,? a sixth-century Indian Mahayana Buddhist scripture known for its rich ritual magic and worship of bodhisattva-goddesses, this volume explicates the text?s cultural significance as a source of extraordinary value, cosmic truth, and existential meaning. The ancient author... more...

  • A History of East Asiaby Charles Holcombe

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 32.00

    This book traces the story of East Asia from the dawn of history to the present. more...

  • Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenanceby Robert M. Pirsig

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 5.99

    Acclaimed as one of the most exciting books in the history of American letters, this modern epic became an instant bestseller upon publication in 1974, transforming a generation and continuing to inspire millions. This 25th Anniversary Quill Edition features a new introduction by the author; important typographical changes; and a Reader's Guide that... more...

  • God is Not Greatby Christopher Hitchens

    Atlantic Books 2011; US$ 9.99

    God Is Not Great is the ultimate case against religion. In a series of acute readings of the major religious texts, Christopher Hitchens demonstrates the ways in which religion is man-made, dangerously sexually repressive and distorts the very origins of the cosmos. Above all, Hitchens argues that the concept of an omniscient God has profoundly... more...

  • Waking, Dreaming, Beingby Evan Thompson; Stephen Batchelor

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 31.99

    A renowned philosopher of the mind, also known for his groundbreaking work on Buddhism and cognitive science, Evan Thompson combines the latest neuroscience research on sleep, dreaming, and meditation with Indian and Western philosophy of the mind, casting new light on the self and its relation to the brain. Thompson shows how the self is a changing... more...

  • Emperor Wu Zhao and Her Pantheon of Devis, Divinities, and Dynastic Mothersby Norman H. Rothschild

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 39.99

    Wu Zhao (624–705), better known as Wu Zetian or Empress Wu, is the only woman to have ruled China over the course of its 5,000-year history. How did she rise to power, and why was she never overthrown? Exploring a mystery that has confounded scholars for centuries, this multifaceted history suggests that Wu Zhao drew on China?s rich pantheon of female... more...

  • Teaching Yogaby Mark Stephens; Mariel Hemingway

    North Atlantic Books 2011; US$ 22.95

    Teaching Yoga is an essential resource for new and experienced teachers as well as a guide for all yoga students interested in refining their skills and knowledge. Addressing 100% of the teacher training curriculum standards set by Yoga Alliance, the world's leading registry and accreditation source for yoga teachers and schools, Teaching Yoga ... more...