The Leading eBooks Store Online

3,720,765 members ⚫ 1,207,593 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more
Browse our categories
  • Bestsellers - This Week
  • Foreign Language Study
  • Pets
  • Bestsellers - Last 6 months
  • Games
  • Philosophy
  • Archaeology
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Books
  • Poetry
  • Art
  • Health & Fitness
  • Political Science
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Psychology & Psychiatry
  • Body Mind & Spirit
  • House & Home
  • Reference
  • Business & Economics
  • Humor
  • Religion
  • Children's & Young Adult Fiction
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Romance
  • Computers
  • Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Science
  • Crafts & Hobbies
  • Law
  • Science Fiction
  • Current Events
  • Literary Collections
  • Self-Help
  • Drama
  • Literary Criticism
  • Sex
  • Education
  • Literary Fiction
  • Social Science
  • The Environment
  • Mathematics
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Family & Relationships
  • Media
  • Study Aids
  • Fantasy
  • Medical
  • Technology
  • Fiction
  • Music
  • Transportation
  • Folklore & Mythology
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Food and Wine
  • Performing Arts
  • True Crime
  • Foreign Language Books
Buddhism

  • Buddhahood in This Lifeby Malcolm Smith; Chokyi Nyima

    Wisdom Publications 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 21.99

    Discover a profound text that has influenced Tibetan teachers for generations.  Buddhahood in This Life  is a complete translation of the earliest Tibetan commentary on the Dzogchen secret instructions. Available for the first time in English,  Buddhahood in This Life  presents the Great Commentary of Vimalamitra?one of the earliest and most influential... more...

  • Inside Vasubandhu's Yogacaraby Ben Connelly

    Wisdom Publications 2016; US$ 16.95 US$ 12.50

    A practical, down-to-earth guide to Vasubandhu's classic work "Thirty Verses of Consciousness Only" that can transform modern life and change how you see the world. In this down-to-earth book, Ben Connelly sure-handedly guides us through the intricacies of Yogacara and the richness of the ?Thirty Verses.? Dedicating a chapter of the book to each line... more...

  • A Guided Tour of Hellby Samuel Bercholz; Pema Namdol Thaye

    Shambhala 2016; US$ 23.99

    Take a trip through the realms of hell with a man whose temporary visitor?s pass gave him a horrifying?and enlightening?preview of its torments. This true account of Sam Bercholz?s near-death experience has more in common with Dante?s Inferno than it does with any of the popular feel-good stories of what happens when we die. In the aftermath of heart... more...

  • At Home in the Worldby Thich Nhat Hanh; Jason Deantonis

    Parallax Press 2016; US$ 16.99

    This collection of autobiographical and teaching stories from peace activist and Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh is thought provoking, inspiring, and enjoyable to read. Collected here for the first time, these stories span the author?s life. There are stories from Thich Nhat Hanh?s childhood and the traditions of rural Vietnam. There are stories from his... more...

  • The Sound of the One Handby Yoel Hoffman; Yoel Hoffmann; Dror Burstein

    New York Review Books 2016; US$ 18.95

    When The Sound of the One Hand came out in Japan in 1916 it caused a scandal. Zen was a secretive practice, its wisdom relayed from master to novice in strictest privacy. That a handbook existed recording not only the riddling koans that are central to Zen teaching but also detailing the answers to them seemed to mark Zen as rote, not revelatory.... more...

  • Doctrine and Practice in Medieval Korean Buddhismby Richard D. McBride

    University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 68.00

    ?ich??n (1055-1101) is recognized as a Buddhist master of great stature in the East Asian tradition. Born a prince in the medieval Korean state of Kory? (960-1279), he traveled to Song China (960-1279) to study Buddhism and later compiled and published the first collection of East Asian exegetical texts. According to the received scholarly tradition,... more...

  • Buddhism, Politics and the Limits of Lawby Benjamin Schonthal

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 88.00

    Examining Sri Lanka's religious and legal pasts, this is the first extended study of Buddhism and constitutional law. more...

  • Right Thoughts at the Last Momentby Jacqueline I. Stone; Robert E. Buswell

    University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 68.00

    Buddhists across Asia have often aspired to die with a clear and focused mind, as the historical Buddha himself is said to have done. This book explores how the ideal of dying with right mindfulness was appropriated, disseminated, and transformed in premodern Japan, focusing on the late tenth through early fourteenth centuries. By concentrating one?s... more...

  • Accounts and Images of Six Kannon in Japanby Sherry D. Fowler

    University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 70.00

    Buddhists around the world celebrate the benefits of worshipping Kannon (Avalokite?vara), a compassionate savior who is one of the most beloved in the Buddhist pantheon. When Kannon appears in multiple manifestations, the deity?s powers are believed to increase to even greater heights. This concept generated several cults throughout history: among... more...

  • Architects of Buddhist Leisureby Justin Thomas McDaniel; Mark Michael Rowe

    University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 68.00

    Buddhism, often described as an austere religion that condemns desire, promotes denial, and idealizes the contemplative life, actually has a thriving leisure culture in Asia. Creative religious improvisations designed by Buddhists have been produced both within and outside of monasteries across the region?in Nepal, Japan, Korea, Macau, Hong Kong,... more...