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  • Miniatures of a Zen Masterby Robert Aitken; Nelson Foster

    Counterpoint 2009; US$ 14.99

    For more than four decades, Robert Aitken Roshi has taught thousands of people the Buddhist practice of Zen meditation, and has led hundreds through their practice of the study of traditional koans. He has authored more than a dozen books; volumes of commentary on sacred texts; works on ethics, daily life, and social action; and one of the best-loved... more...

  • El camino de la iluminación (Becoming Enlightened; Spanish ed.)by His Holiness the Dalai Lama; Jeffrey Hopkins; Jeffrey Hopkins

    Atria Books 2010; US$ 21.99

    En El camino de la iluminación , Su Santidad el Dalai Lama extrae prácticas de meditación del Budismo tradicional para presentar paso a paso ejercicios contemplativos diseñados para expandir la capacidad de enriquecimiento espiritual del lector, junto con marcas claras para reconocer su progreso. Repleto de anécdotas personales y de recuentos íntimos... more...

  • Living Buddhasby Ken Jeremiah

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00

    Northern Japan is home to an ancient, esoteric tradition of self-mummifying Buddhist monks, little known to the outside world. Long after death, these ascetics continue to be revered as Living Buddhas. This first English-language work on the subject recounts the process by which these monks starve themselves for a decade, bury themselves alive with... more...

  • The Dhammapadaby Thomas Byron

    Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 8.45

    The Dhammapada is a classic of world religious literature. This spiritual masterpiece collects together the key sayings of the Buddha and is an essential guide for all those who wish to follow the Buddha on the path to enlightenment. Yet its appeal extends beyond Buddhism to engage anyone who seeks to understand profound universal truths, and it... more...

  • Esoteric Buddhism and the Tantras in East Asiaby Charles Orzech; Henrik Sørensen; Richard Payne

    BRILL 2010; US$ 354.00

    In all likelihood, it was the form of Buddhism labeled `Esoteric Buddhism' that had the greatest geographical spread of any form of Buddhism. It left its imprint not only on its native India, but far beyond, on Southeast Asia, Central Asia, including Tibet and Mongolia, as well as the East Asian countries China, Korea and Japan. Not only has Esoteric... more...

  • The Buddhist Handbookby John Snelling

    Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 21.14

    Buddhism is one of the fastest growing religions in the world today -and THE BUDDHIST HANDBOOK is the best introduction to the teachings of Buddhism, the main schools, the Buddhist world-view, leading Buddhist teachers, Buddhist festivals and meditation. 'There is a great need to come to terms with Buddhism AS A WHOLE. John Snelling's book is an admirable... more...

  • The Sun My Heartby Thich Nhat Hanh

    Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 14.09

    Peace activist, poet, scholar and Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh invites us to welcome The Sun My Heart into our lives like a friend. And, as a true friend, its company is to be savoured. Written as the sequel to The Miracle of Mindfulness , this simple, compassionate book offers warmth and wisdom drawn from everyday anecdotes, Buddhist psychology and... more...

  • Transformation And Healingby Thich Nhat Hanh

    Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 11.27

    Transformation and Healing present the ancient teaching of the Buddha on how to maintain mindfulness. The Four Methods are Mindfulness of the body, Mindfulnesss of the feelings, Mindfulness of the mind and Mindfulness of the objects of the mind. Transformation and Healing teaches us how to be intimate with ourselves, how to deal with anger, jealousy... more...

  • Being Peaceby Thich Nhat Hanh

    Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 11.27

    In this classic collection of lectures, Buddhist monk, scholar, poet and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh shows us that suffering is not enough; for in order to achieve peace, we must be peace. Quite simply, if we are not happy, if we are not peaceful, we cannot share peace and happiness with others. Therefore, Thich Nhat Hanh explains how, if we are... more...

  • Buddhism Made Simple: Flashby Clive Erricker

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 4.99

    The books in this bite-sized new series contain no complicated techniques or tricky materials, making them ideal for the busy, the time-pressured or the merely curious. Buddhism Made Simple is a short, simple and to-the-point guide to Buddhism. In just 96 pages, the reader will learn all about the history, beliefs and traditions of this major world... more...