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- Philosophical Library/Open Road 2014; US$ 14.99
Edward Conze presents the premier anthology of Buddhist texts and scriptures in this stunningly ambitious collection. He traces the development of Buddhism through the ages, with translations from the original Pali, Sanskrit, Chinese, Tibetan and Japanese. For those looking for the perfect companion to Conze?s original text, Buddhism , or for those... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 2015; US$ 18.95
Unlocking the secrets of Tantra?one of the most alluring forms of Buddhism Often misunderstood, Tantrism focuses on a particular style of meditation and ritual. Having far more to do with the sacred than the sexual, Tantric Buddhism is believed to have originated around the 5th Century AD in the rich cultural basin of Bengal and spread throughout... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2015; US$ 21.95
All religions teach codes of ethical behavior. So too does Buddhism. This books is a translation of an indispensable exposition of the three sets of vows that are central to Tibetan Buddhist codes of discipline--the pratimoksa vows of individual liberation; the vows of the bodhisattva, who selflessly strives for the liberation of all beings; the vows... more...
- Quest Books 2013; US$ 16.00
"Sincere inquiry always sparks our movement towards truth. Deep questions signal the manifestation of the very energy through which we outgrow ourselves." -- from the Introduction. Born in Chicago, a law school graduate and real estate professional, Ajahn Sumano abandoned his comfortable American lifestyle for the begging bowl and simple cave home... more...
- Quest Books 2012; US$ 9.95
The brightened mind is one that is able to make better choices," says Sumano Bhikkhu. Having left the hectic world of Chicago real estate decades ago to become a Thai Buddhist monk, he knows what he?s talking about. This simple, short introduction to meditation, particularly well suited to young people, can help anyone rattled with the stresses of... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2015; US$ 16.95
A systematic approach to making intelligent use of our lives: forget the self, live more fully for others, and find happiness deep within. The idea that our experiences in life are shaped by our own minds is fundamental to Buddhist philosophy. An Intelligent Life uses the principles of Buddhist philosophy to explore how best to make use of our... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 8.95
Concise guide describes the art of spiritualizing one's sexuality and offers efficient methods for transmuting fear and attachment into love and universal power. Step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to perform traditional yoga exercises. more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 34.95 US$ 30.29
A Cultural History of Japanese Buddhism offers a comprehensive, nuanced, and chronological account of the evolution of Buddhist religion in Japan from the sixth century to the present day. Traces each period of Japanese history to reveal the complex and often controversial histories of Japanese Buddhists and their unfolding narratives Examines... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2015; US$ 17.95
"Do not wish for gratitude. Never strike at the heart. Now if you die, you will have no regrets." ? The Seven-Point Thought Transformation Like wise old friends, two Tibetan masters offer down-to-earth advice for cultivating compassion, wisdom, and happiness in every situation. Based on practical Buddhist verses on "thought training" ( lojong... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2015; US$ 59.95
Stages of the Buddha's Teachings is an extraordinary and systematized representation of the complete path to enlightenment. From the acclaimed Library of Tibetan Classics. The ?stages of the teachings? or tenrim genre of Tibetan spiritual writing expounds the Mahayana teachings as a graded series of topics, from the practices required at the... more...