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- Arcturus Digital Limited 2006; US$ 1.99
The word 'Zen' is considered by many to be an abbreviation for Zen Buddhism. However, today Zen is not tied to any particular group: it is a way of life, discipline and thinking. Zen practitioners use sayings and scriptures to help them uncover the secrets of the universe. The most often used is the Koan, a nonsensical question given to students...... more...
- Arcturus Digital Limited 2005; US$ 1.99
The Buddha taught a down to Earth wisdom that is still deeply relevant today. This carefully chosen selection of the Buddha's thoughts and teachings, compiled by William Wray, presents one quotation for each day of the year. Each and every quotation brings fresh insights, helping to free us from the deep conditioning of our minds and pointing us...... more...
- Watkins Media Ltd 2015; US$ 9.99
Are you having a good day, enjoying the here and appreciating all that you have? Or Are you stressed, anxious and worrying about the future? Join renowned vegetarian chef, Rose Eliot OBE, and a diverse group of people as they gather in Rose's sitting room to learn about mindfulness meditation from a wise and witty Buddhist monk. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 255.00
The Buddhist World joins a series of books on the world?s great religions and cultures, offering a lively and up-to-date survey of Buddhist studies for students and scholars alike. It explores regional varieties of Buddhism and core topics including buddha-nature, ritual, and pilgrimage. In addition to historical and geo-political views of Buddhism,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 45.00 US$ 40.95
This anthology, first published in 1995, illustrates the vast scope of Buddhist practice in Asia, past and present. Re-released now in a slimmer but still extensive edition, Buddhism in Practice presents a selection of thirty-five translated texts--each preceded by a substantial introduction by its translator. These unusual sources provides the... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 74.99
A monumental work in the history of religion, the history of the book, the study of politics, and bibliographical research, this volume follows the making of the Chinese Buddhist canon from the fourth century to the digital era. Approaching the subject from a historical perspective, the book ties the religious, social, and textual practices of canon... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 6.79
In Taking the Path of Zen , Robert Aitken provided a concise guide to zazen (Zen meditation) and other aspects of the practice of Zen. In The Mind of Clover he addresses the world beyond the zazen cushions, illuminating issues of appropriate personal and social action through an exploration of the philosophical complexities of Zen ethics. Aitken's... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 11.90
There is a fine art to presenting complex ideas with simplicity and insight, in a manner that both guides and inspires. In Taking the Path of Zen Robert Aitken presents the practice, lifestyle, rationale, and ideology of Zen Buddhism with remarkable clarity. The foundation of Zen is the practice of zazen, or mediation, and Aitken Roshi insists... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2016; US$ 39.95
Explore a complete history of one of Tibet?s four main Buddhist schools, from its origins to the present day. Since its 1976 publication in Tibetan, Dhongthog Rinpoche?s history of the Sakya school of Tibetan Buddhism has been a key reference for specialists in Tibetan studies. Now English readers can consult it as well through Sam van Schaik?s authoritative,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 59.99
Drawing on extensive ethnographic fieldwork in Cambodia, Erik W. Davis radically recasts attitudes toward the nature of Southeast Asian Buddhism?s interactions with local religious practice and, by extension, reorients our understanding of Buddhism itself. Through a vivid study of contemporary Cambodian Buddhist funeral rites, he reveals the powerfully... more...