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- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99
Common sense tells us that to lose weight, we must eat less and exercise more. But somehow we get stalled. We start on a weight-loss program with good intentions but cannot stay on track. Neither the countless fad diets, nor the annual spending of $50 billion on weight loss helps us feel better or lose weight. Too many of us are in a cycle of shame... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 2.50
These ancient verses offer a compelling introduction to Buddhist thought, revealing the Four Truths ? concerning the nature of the world and our lot in it ? and the Eightfold Path to enlightenment, the means by which to overcome the essential suffering revealed by the Four Truths as the essence of life. more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 9.99 US$ 8.59
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 Crown Publishing Group 2012; US$ 11.99
Have you ever wondered what Jesus would say to Mohammed? Or Buddha? Or Oscar Wilde? Maybe you have a friend who practices another religion or admires a more contemporary figure. Drop in on a conversation between Jesus and some well-known individuals whose search for the meaning of life took them in many directions -- and influenced millions. Popular... more...
- Nilgiri Press 2009; US$ 10.99
Dhammapada means the path of dharma,? the path of truth, harmony, and righteousness that anyone can follow to reach the highest good. Easwaran?s translation of this classic Buddhist text is the best-selling edition in its field, praised by Huston Smith as a sublime rendering.? The introduction gives an overview of the Buddha?s teachings that is... more...
- Beacon Press 1996; US$ 2.99
In this beautiful and lucid guide, Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh offers gentle anecdotes and practical exercise as a means of learning the skills of mindfulness--being awake and fully aware. From washing the dishes to answering the phone to peeling an orange, he reminds us that each moment holds within it an opportunity to work toward greater self-understanding... more...
- NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 5.99
This book is written to inform the reader of various literary materials relating to Monastery life. It tells us about those edicts which Zen Monks read before Buddha in daily service in the different quarters of the institution. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00
In Basic Teachings of the Buddha , Glenn Wallis selects sixteen essential dialogues drawn from more than five thousand Pali-dialect suttas of the Buddhist canon. The result is a vibrant introductory guide to studying Buddhist thought, applying its principles to everyday life, and gaining a deeper understanding of Buddhist themes in modern literature.... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 11.95
Trembling and quivering is the mind, Difficult to guard and hard to restrain. The person of wisdom sets it straight, As a fletcher does an arrow. The Dhammapada introduced the actual utterances of the Buddha nearly twenty-five hundred years ago, when the master teacher emerged from his long silence to illuminate for his followers the substance... more...