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- 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...
- Ulysses Press 2007; US$ 13.95
HAPPY ENDINGS ARE NOT RELIABLE. HAPPY NOWS ARE. The attainment of happiness has always been at the heart of Buddha?s teachings. The Buddha himself was known as ? The Happy One. ? 1325 Buddhist Ways to Be Happy draws on the rich heritage of Buddhism for quick ideas, thoughts and teachings that will guide you to a deeper, more fulfilling happiness... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 8.63
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...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 20.99
An End to Suffering is a deeply original and provocative book about the Buddha's life and his influence throughout history, told in the form of the author's search to understand the Buddha's relevance in a world where class oppression and religious violence are rife, and where poverty and terrorism cast a long, constant shadow. Mishra describes... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2008; US$ 17.29
In The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching , Thich Nhat Hanh brings his gift of clear and poetic expression to an explanation of the Four Noble Truths, the Noble Eightfold Path, and other basic Buddhist teachings. Thich Nhat Hanh's extraordinary contribution to Buddhism and to life is the way he makes these teachings and practices accessible to everyone,... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2008; US$ 20.17
For over 2000 years, Buddhist psychology has offered invaluable insights into the nature of the heart and mind, and transformed the way many people around the world handle life's challenges. But the ancient texts on which these remarkable teachings are based can be difficult to penetrate for modern seekers. Now, drawing on his experience as a monk... more...
- Parallax Press 2009; US$ 12.99
Peaceful Action, Open Heart shines 60 years of study and practice upon one of the crowning scriptures of the path of the Buddha, and is destined to be known as one of the most significant writings by Thich Nhat Hanh. The Lotus Sutra is one of the most revered of Mahayana sacred texts and is sometimes called "the king of sutras." Despite this fact,... more...
- Snow Lion Publications 2008; US$ 18.95
Mind Beyond Death is an indispensable guidebook through the journey of life and death. Using humorous analogies and his profound understanding of the Western mind, Dzogchen Ponlop makes the mysterious Tibetan teachings on the bardos--the intervals between waking and sleep, between life and death, and beyond--completely available to the modern reader.... more...
- Parallax Press 2011; US$ 6.99
This easily accessible translation and commentary by Thich Nhat Hanh on the Sutra on Knowing the Better Way To Live Alone, the earliest teaching of the Buddha on living fully in the present moment. ?To live alone? doesn?t mean to isolate oneself from society. It means to live in mindfulness: to let go of the past and the future, and to look deeply... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 9.30
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...