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- Hampton Roads Publishing 2010; US$ 15.95
This book of real-life stories is a palliative for the pain of everyday life. The basic premise is that intentional acts of kindness can have unintended and far reaching consequences that can affect individuals in extraordinary ways. Here are over forty first-person stories (contributors range from Surya Dass to Thich Nat Hanh to John F. Kennedy,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 9.99
Buddhism: A Very Short Introduction introduces the reader to the teachings of the Buddha and to the workings of Buddhism in daily life. Damien Keown looks at the distinctive features of Buddhism, examining who the Buddha was and what his teachings were. By considering how Buddhist thought has developed over the centuries, Keown considers how contemporary... more...
- New World Library 2010; US$ 15.95
Illuminating Zen master Dogen's enigmatic teachings in clear language, Brad Warner intertwines sharp philosophical musings on sex, evil, anger, meditation, enlightenment, death, God, sin, and happiness with an exploration of the punk rock ethos. more...
- Nicolas-Hays, Inc 2005; US$ 16.95
Aura Glaser wrote this book to remedy a deficiency she discovered while engaged in psychological research?a nearly complete omission of the importance and cultivation of compassion. Other books exploring Buddhism and psychology have focused on what the Theravada school of Buddhism?which teaches personal liberation through enlightenment?can offer psychology.... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2000; US$ 14.99
Now considered a classic among readers interested in Tibetan Buddhism and pilgrimages of the spirit of all kinds, A Journey in Ladakh is Andrew Harvey's spiritual travelogue of his arduous journey to one of the most remote parts of the world--the highest, least populated region in India, cut off by snow for six months each year. Buddhists have meditated... more...
- Atria Books 2013; Not Available
Four hundred million people call themselves Buddhists today. Yet most Westerners know little about this powerful, Eastern-spawned faith. How did it begin? What do its adherents believe? Why are so many Westerners drawn to it? Essential Buddhism responds to these questions and many more, offering an accessible, global perspective on the religion's... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 20.99
(With an Introduction by Aldous Huxley) In its Eastern aspects?Chinese, Hindu, and Japanese?Zen Buddhism has proved a puzzle, although a stimulating one, to the Western mind. Himself a Westerner, Dr. Benoit has approached it through an occidental manner of thinking. ?For the first time, Dr. Benoit presents the traditional doctrine of Zen Buddhism... more...