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- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 11.24
?Among Buddhist leaders influential in the West, Thich Nhat Hanh ranks second only to the Dalai Lama.? ?New York Times ?Thich Nhat Hanh is a holy man?. His ideas for peace, if applied, would build a monument to ecumenism, to world brotherhood, to humanity.? ?Martin Luther King, Jr., nominating Thich Nhat Hanh for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1967. In... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 15.50
The Dhammapada is a collection of aphorisms that illustrate the moral teachings of Buddha - the spiritual path to the supreme Truth. Probably compiled in the third century BCE, the verses are arranged according to theme, covering ideas such as self-possession, good and evil, watchfulness and endurance. Together they describe how an individual can attain... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 9.99
This "Very Short Introduction" introduces the reader to the teachings of the Buddha and to the integration of Buddhism into daily life. It explores the distinctive features of Buddhism; how Buddhist thought has developed over the centuries; and how dilemmas can be faced from a Buddhist perspective. more...
- The Floating Press 1927; US$ 6.99
Buddha, The Word discusses the teachings of Guatama Buddha. The Four Noble Truths teach that suffering is inherent in life, but that through acknowledging the origins of suffering and following the Eightfold Path, suffering can be ceased. The Eightfold path teaches how understanding, thought, speech, action, livelihood, effort, mindfulness and concentration... more...
- New Harbinger Publications 2009; US$ 17.95
In Buddha's Brain , a clinical psychologist and a senior neurologist explain how the brain benefits from contemplative practice and show readers how to develop greater happiness, love, and wisdom by drawing from breakthroughs in modern neuroscience. more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 39.99
This work covers Vietnamese culture from its origins to the present. Vietnamese culture is heterogeneous, reflecting the country's shifting geography and multiple peoples over the past two thousand years. It has maintained its independent nature while at the same time interacting closely with China and other Southeast Asian communities. The book... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 34.99
The Platform Sutra records the teachings of Hui-neng, the Sixth Patriarch, who is revered as one of the two great figures in the founding of Chan (Zen) Buddhism. This translation is the definitive English version of the eighth-century Chan classic. Phillip B. Yampolsky has based his translation on the Tun-huang manuscript, the earliest extant version... more...